CMS Lady Wildcats hit the court

Wednesday, November 30, 2011
CMS seventh graders capture third at Triway The Cassville Middle School seventh grade basketball team, pictured above, took home the third place trophy from the Triway Tournament. In the front row, from left, are: Raegan Brock, Camille Holman, Devyn Callahan, Ashlea Large, Ashley Ray and Savannah Williamson. Back row: Tori Cole, Macey Parsons, Briaunna Hickman, Abby Noirfalise, Alicia Huse, Nikki Christy, Carrie Agans and Alexis Cieslinski.

The Cassville Middle School seventh and eighth grade Lady Wildcat basketball teams have been competing in a busy schedule of games this past month.

Seventh grade action

Since Oct. 29, the seventh grade squad has recorded five wins and two losses. The young Lady Wildcats defeated Monett twice by scores of 31-12 on Nov. 10 and 43-18 on Nov. 3.

In those games, Alicia Huse had a combined 22 points, and Devyn Callahan added 19 points for Cassville. Other scorers against Monett in the two games were: Ashlea Large, 4 points; Ashley Ray, 10 points; Macy Parsons, 10 points; Carrie Agans, 9 points; and Alexis Cieslinski and Tori Cole, 2 points each.

The seventh graders also downed Mt. Vernon 30-5 on Nov. 14. Scorers were: Large, 2; Ray, 2; Callahan, 10; Parsons, 8; Huse, 2; Cieslinski, 2; and Cole, 4.

In a 39-9 win over McDonald County, Lady Wildcat scorers were: Large, 4; Ray, 8; Callahan, 2; Parsons, 12; Huse, 9; Cole, 2; and Agans, 2.

The Cassville seventh grade team also beat Mt. Vernon on Oct. 29 by a score of 41-14 and fell to Seneca 36-27 on Oct. 31. Both games were played as part of the Triway Tournament, where the young Lady Wildcats placed third.

Eighth grade action

The Lady Wildcat eighth graders have opened the season with two wins and five losses. Cassville fell to Mt. Vernon (28-11) and Diamond (45-25) but defeated Sarcoxie (22-17) in the Triway Tournament.

On Nov. 10, the Cassville eighth graders faced off against Monett and defeated the Lady Cubs 24-20. Top scorers for Cassville were: Makenzy Durossette, 14; Tyfanee Horrocks and Megan Boyd, 4 each; and Lindsey Halterman, 2.

The Lady Wildcats suffered a 29-11 loss to Mt. Vernon on Nov. 14. Scoring for Cassville were: Micah Cole, 4; Halterman, 1; Horrocks, 4; and Alesha Cousins, 2.

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