The Ss. Peter & Paul girls sixth grade basketball team broke a 8-8 tie at the half by outscoring New Franklin 11-4 in the final-two periods for a 19-12 victory Monday night in Boonville.
New Franklin led by a score of 4-2 after first period’s end but was outscored 6-4 in the second quarter to knot the game at 8-all. Meanwhile, in the second half, the Lady Warriors outscored New Franklin 4-2 in the third and 7-2 in the fourth for the victory.
Grace Bonakowski had the high game for Ss. Peter & Paul with eight points along with five rebounds, two steals and one assist.
Emma Penny finished the game with six points, 13 rebounds and two steals while Brooke Coleman added three points, four steals and three assists, Maggie Adair with two points, two rebounds, two steals and one assist, Sydney McGuire with three rebounds, two assists and one steal and Jessica Lammers with three steals.
For New Franklin, Lauren Evans had 10 points and Shelby Breshears with two.
As for the Ss. Peter & Paul boys, they defeated New Franklin by a score fo 49-19.
The Warriors led New Franklin 14-2 after one, 30-6 at the half and 41-14 after three quarters of play. Meanwhile, in the final period, Ss. Peter & Paul outscored New Franklin 8-5 for the victory.
Reece Lang had 15 points along with five assists, three steals and two rebounds for Ss. Peter & Paul.
Kellen Brownfield finished the game with 12 points, two rebounds, one steal, one assist and one blocked shot while Zack Watring added eight points and seven rebounds, Josh Chrisman with six points, three steals, two rebounds and two assists, Landon Weaver with two points, six rebounds and one steal, Quin Gentry with two points, four rebounds and one steal, Eli Bechtel with two points, one rebound and one assist, Lucas Ziegelbein with two points and one rebound and Sam Esser with three rebounds and three assists.
Ss. Peter & Paul coach Kevin Lang said the boys played well on both ends of the court. “We got a few turnovers off our press and played them into easy baskets,” Lang said. “We were very unselfish on the offensive end. We saw some nice assists from the boys tonight.”