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Cape Central falls to DeSoto, 66-56

Sunday, February 22, 2004

DESOTO - The Central boys basketball team nearly pulled off an upset Friday night, falling 66-56 at De Soto.

The Dragons (24-2) are ranked No. 1 among small schools in the Post-Dispatch's top 10 poll. The game went back and forth throughout the second half, with Central building a seven-point lead early in the fourth quarter. De Soto shot 13 free throws late to clinch the win.

Ryan Delph led Central (17-8) with 14 points, and Jake Knepp and Eli Harris added 10 apiece.

"We came out and played extremely hard in a hostile environment,"Central coach Derek McCord.

DeSoto has not lost a home game at "The Pit" since the 2001-02 season opener against Central.

The Tigers outrebounded the Dragons 37-27 despite the presence of 6-foot-8 Tony Boyle and 6-foot-7 Anthony Thebeau.

Boyle was held to seven points, including just one field goal. Thebeau led De Soto with 20.

CAPE GIRARDEAU - Notre Dame won at home on senior night.

Bryce Willen led the Bulldogs (5-19) with 24 points and John Eric Klein scored 16.

Jared Obendorfer and Chad Stelling each scored 10 points for Perryville (5-17).

ORAN - Oran used a big fourth quarter -- scoring half of its total points -- to win at home.

Garrett Roslen led Oran (4-12) with 13 points. Matt Seyer added 12 and Ryan Bouge had 11.

Brad Uhrhan led Chaffee (1-18) with 12 points, and Brandon Davis had 10.

LEOPOLD - Brent Menz hit two free throws at the end of regulation and Delta won in overtime on the road.

Zack Kelley led Delta (17-7) with 18 points. Menz had 14, and Kevin Bartels added 11.

Lucas Horrell led Leopold (11-11) with 18 points and Kelly Stause had 16.

PERRYVILLE - St. Vincent took the lead early and defeated Meadow Heights at home.

St. Vincent led 41-24 at halftime and 69-35 after three.

Danny Rellergert led St. Vincent (12-9) with 22 points.

Jacob DeWilde scored 21, Alex Armbruster had 17 and Pat Siegmund added 10.

Terry Wagner led Meadow Heights (12-10) with 16 points. Brian Thompson and Heath Fulton each had 14.

OAK RIDGE - Oak Ridge had three scorers in double figures in a home win.

Austin Morrison scored 17 points, Austin Hahs had 15 and Brian Ruesler added 14 for the Blue Jays (4-17).

David Hovis led Zalma (2-18) with 19 points and Curt Wiseman had 12.