ST. EDWARD — It wasn't the prettiest performance, but St. Edward picked up its first victory of the season Tuesday night.

The Beavers (1-5) held visiting Elba (1-8) to just five points through the first three quarters in a 35-13 win.

St. Edward, which led 9-1 after the first quarter and 20-4 at halftime, shot just 16 for 62 (26 percent) in the game, but that was plenty of offense. The Beavers were 3 of 10 at the free-throw line.

Miranda Matchett led the team with 12 points while adding five rebounds and three steals. Shonda Shanle finished with 10 points, seven rebounds, four assists and two of the team's 14 steals.

St. Edward plays Thursday at High Plains.

St. Francis 60,

Neb. Christian 40

HUMPHREY — Telegram Super Senior Logan Wemhoff posted a double-double Tuesday night as Humphrey St. Francis improved to 7-0.

Wemhoff led the Flyers with 17 points and 16 rebounds in the 60-40 home win over Class C-2 Nebraska Christian (4-3).

Allison Weidner added 15 points, four steals and four assists for St. Francis, which led 30-19 at halftime and outscored the Eagles 16-3 in the fourth quarter. Tara Foltz chipped in 14 points for the home team.

St. Francis plays Thursday at Twin River.

Clarkson/Leigh 42,

Yutan 40

YUTAN — Clarkson/Leigh erased a halftime deficit Tuesday night at Yutan then held on for the 42-40 road win.

The Patriots (6-3) trailed 23-19 at the break before claiming a 33-32 advantage entering the fourth quarter, where they outscored Yutan (3-4) by a point.

Junior Kaegan Held led the Patriots with 15 points. Halee Steffensmeier and Kim Stodola added nine points each.

Clarkson/Leigh plays in the Shelby Holiday Tournament starting Dec. 28.

Twin River 33,

Battle Creek 25

BATTLE CREEK — Twin River put together another strong defensive showing Tuesday night, holding Battle Creek to just 9 for 25 shooting in a 33-25 road win.

The game was tied at 25-all entering the fourth quarter, when the Titans didn't allow a single point.

Halle Konz led the Twin River offense with 11 points and Cali Shanle added eight. Konz also had 11 rebounds and Shanle grabbed eight.

The Titans (6-1) shot 11 for 28 from the field and 11 of 19 at the free-throw line.

Marie Stone had a team-best nine points for Battle Creek (1-5).

Twin River hosts Class D-2, No. 3 Humphrey St. Francis on Thursday.

Shelby-Rising City 39,

High Plains 23

CLARKS — Shelby-Rising City dominated the boards to overcome a poor shooting night Tuesday in a 39-23 road win over High Plains.

The Huskies pulled down 46 rebounds, 16 on the offensive end, to overcome 25 percent (15 for 60) shooting from the field.

Telegram Super Senior Sydnie Adams grabbed 18 rebounds to go along with her eight points and teammate Kamryn Pokorney had a double-double with 11 points and 12 rebounds. Emily Neujahr added 10 points for S-RC.

Maddie Young led the Storm with a game-high 14 points.

The Huskies opened up a double-digit lead early and never let High Plains back in the game. S-RC led 12-2 after one quarter and extended the advantage the rest of the way.

S-RC (2-5) hosts its holiday tournament beginning Dec. 28 while High Plains (0-6) hosts St. Edward on Thursday.

Stanton 48,

H/LHF 45

HUMPHREY — Class D-1, No. 4 Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family couldn’t hold onto a late lead Tuesday against Class C-2, No. 5 Stanton in a battle of unbeaten teams.

The Bulldogs used a 19-4 run in the third quarter to take a 38-29 lead into the fourth period, but the Mustangs turned the tables with a 19-7 run over the final eight minutes to escape with a 48-45 road win.

Jessie Brandl scored a game-high 16 points for Stanton (7-0) and added seven rebounds, four assists and three steals in the game.

H/LHF (7-1) was led by Brittney Veik, who scored 14 points to go with six rebounds, four assists and three steals. Allie Schneider added 10 points and Taya Beller scored nine and grabbed 11 rebounds.

The Bulldogs will look to bounce back Thursday in a home game against Pender.


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