Feb. 13 games
McAuley Catholic Girls (59) - Exeter Girls (65). This game wasn't close in the first half, but when McAuley came out in the second, they matched Exeter point for point, but it wasn't enough to get them the win. Whitney Edie led Exeter in scoring with 27 points and two three-pointers. Ashley Porter and deAnna Harris followed with 12 points each, Kendale Savage finished with 6, Janelle Scott had 4 and Chelsey Brattin and Kendra Divine had 2 each.
Purdy Girls (24) - Wheaton Girls (45). Wheaton dominated Purdy from the start and came away with a big win. The Lady Eagles were led in scoring by Avery Roller with 10 points. Sierra Pryor followed with 9, Briann Proctor had 2 and Susie King, Ellie Pankratz and Kelly Craker finished with 1 each. Jessica Laughary led Wheaton in scoring with 14 points. Others adding to the Lady Bulldog total were: Jamie Crane with 9, Carlie Senseney with 8, Haley Goostree with 6 and Brooke Forgey and Johanna Baker with 4 each.
Feb. 14 games
Thomas Jefferson Girls (52) - Southwest Girls (69). After being up 37-18 at the end of the first half, Southwest gave up 21 points in the third while scoring 13 to put the score at 50-39, but Thomas Jefferson would have to hold Southwest in the fourth and mount an impressive scoring streak. It didn't happen, and Southwest outscored Thomas Jefferson 19-13 to hold onto the victory. Southwest's point leader was Brittany Clifton with 20. She was followed by Jessica Mitchell with 17, Kelsey Henry with 8, Jennifer Finuf and Tasha Pippin with 6 each, Kayla Ferguson with 5, Meagan Colf finished with 3, and Chelsea Sneed and Summer Stephens with 2 each.
Feb. 16 games
Purdy Girls (50) - Exeter Girls (69). When two Barry County teams play, you'd expect a close game, but this was not the case as Exeter outscored Purdy 40-30 in the first half and 29-20 in the second. Purdy was led in scoring by King with 14. Emilee Kast followed with 12, Pryor finished with 11, Roller finished with 8, Whitney Leonard and Pankratz had 2 each and Steffi Weaver had 1. Exeter was led in scoring by Edie with 23. Others adding to the Lady Tiger point total were Harris with 16 points. Scott with 11, Savage with 6, Brattin, Katie Chadd and Porter with 3 each and Divine and Alisha Scott with 2 each.
Wheaton Girls (39) -McAuley Catholic Girls (33). The McAuley Catholic girls just didn't have any luck against Barry County teams last week, going 0-2. Baker led Wheaton in scoring with 12. Crane and Senseney finished with 8 points, Goostree finished with 6 and Laughary added 5 in the win.
Southwest Girls (68) -Verona Girls (31). Southwest overwhelmed Verona, outscoring the Lady Wildcats 35-12 in the first half and 33-19 in the second half, for a huge margin of victory. Colf and Henry led Southwest in scoring with 10. They were followed by Ferguson, Finuf and Clifton with 8, Vanessa Hill with 7, Sneed and Mitchell with 6 and Stacy Hobbs
finished with 2.
Thomas Jefferson Boys (42) - Southwest Boys (48). Southwest outscored Thomas Jefferson 22-20 in the first half and 26-22 in the second on their way to the win. David Paul led the Trojans with 13 points. Jesse Shockley and Chris Ellison followed with 8 each, Rocky Hall and Ryan Pendergraft had 6 each, Chris Paul contributed 4, Ramie Woods added 2 and Cody Harmon finished with 1.
Feb. 17 games
McAuley Boys (47) -Wheaton Boys (53). Chris Musick led Wheaton to a hard-fought win with 16 points. Jakob Hughes followed with 14, Sean Crane and Tyler Bigham finished with 9 points each and Craig Davidson added 5.
Exeter Boys (57) - Purdy Boys (70). In celebration of homecoming, Purdy outscored Exeter 31-28 in the first half and 39-29 in the second half to tally the Ozark 7 win. The Tigers were led in scoring by Tyler Henderson with 16 points. Other Exeter scorers were Ian Russell and Colt Higgs with 13 points each, Robert Hall with 9, Chase Higgs with 4 and Ryan Odenbrett with 2. Purdy's point leaders were Blake Williams and Mason Roller with 14 each. Others adding to Purdy's scoring output were Josh Richardson with 12 points, including three three-pointers, Cory Moller with 10 points and two three-pointers and Ryan Veith and Derek Dailey with 7 each, Austin Tate with 4 and Nick Mercer with 2.
Southwest Boys (30) - Verona Boys (60). Verona outscored Southwest 29-15 in the first half and 31-15 in the second half for a big win. Southwest was led in scoring by Chris Paul and David Paul with 8 points each. Other scorers were Hall, Shockley and Ellison with 4 each and Pendergraft finished with 2.