The Crusader and Lady Crusader basketball squads took their last regular season road trip Friday evening to Spartanville, i.e. Wichita Collegiate. Congratulations to our Lady Crusaders, both Varsity and JV grabbing "W's" away from the Lady Spartan hosts...a tougher night for the boys though, the results follow:
WHS 46 CHS 64 (5-14) (2-6)
Ian King 16, Jihad Mutazammil 9, Joe Ybarra 9, Silas Popplewell 6, DeAndre Washington 2, Grey Hatfield 2
JR. VARSITY BOYS
WHS 52 CHS 63 (6-10) (3-5)
Brayden Higginbotham 10, Jacob Ewing 9, Austin Soles 8, Silas Popplewell 8, Tyler Brown 4, Blake Rausch 4, Cade Fairbanks 3, Tanner Meyer 3, Zane Cornejo 1
WHS 00 CHS 00
WHS 47 CHS 37 (11-8) (5-3)
Avery Rusk 14, Rylee Rusk 10, Taylor Meyer 7, Mekenna Adams 6, Shayland French 4, Gracie Fink 2, Jacelyn Buck 2, Draven Warnock 2
Field Goals 13/26 50% / Free Throws 9/10 90%
3 Pointers 4/18 22% / Turnovers 15
Off. Reb. 6 / Def. Reb. 20 / Steals 10 / Asst. 8
WHS 55 CHS 32 (13-4) (7-1)
Myriland French 15, Lexi Clift 13, Natalie Henning 6, McKenna Jones 5, Mykiland French 4, Kylie Aufdengarten 4, Draven Warnock 3, Delaney Parkey 3, Kadin Brown 2
Field Goals 18/34 53% / Free Throws 10/19 53%
3 Pointers 3/24 13% / Turnovers 18
Off. Reb. 17 / Def. Reb. 21 / Steals 23 / Asst. 7
Last regular season action is on slate for Monday, Feb. 26th in a make-up event with the Clearwater Indians, postponed last week due to weather. Action on Monday gets underway at 4:15PM @ WHS, (C-Team Boys / JV Girls), followed by JV Boys @ 5:45, Varsity Girls @ 6:00 and Varsity Boys @ 7:30.
Monday will be Senior Night - the Crusader and Lady Crusader Seniors and their parents will be honored in a ceremony between the Varsity Games in the main gym. Come hungry too! The Wellington High School National Honor Society Chapter is sponsoring their annual PATTI SOBER SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISING TACO DINNER in the Commons beginning at 5PM!
4A Sub-State action gets underway this coming Thursday at Ark City HS, in addition to the host and the Crusaders, also on the bracket (which will come out today!) are Winfield and Coffeyville. Girls will be in action on Thursday, the Boys on Friday. Winners from those two days will advance to the Championship Finales Saturday, all the action at Ark City HS. Sub-State winners will advance to the State 4A Tournament the following week in Salina! GOOD LUCK CRUSADERS & LADY CRUSADERS!