MSD boys beat Bunceton, 54-42

The Bunceton Lady Dragons basketball team left little doubt Tuesday night on the road against Missouri School for the Deaf while leading from start to finish for a 62-16.
The Lady Dragons, improving to 10-7 overall, outscored MSD in all four quarters and led 21-6 after one, 38-8 at the half and 48-14 after three quarters of play.
Bunceton coach Mitch Hurt said this was a very good game for the Lady Dragons. “Although it was not close I thought we kept our focus and were able to work on some things in a game situation,” Hurt said.
Rachel Lenz had 16 points, 14 rebounds and two steals in the game for Bunceton.
Chloe Moser finished the game with 12 points, seven rebounds, one steal and one assist while Taylor Burnett added 10 points, five assists, one rebound and one steal, Skyler Shuffield seven points, eight rebounds, two steals and two assists, Jenna Kahle six points, five rebounds and three assists, Emily Clevenger five points, three rebounds, three assist and two steals, Lauren Wieland four points, seven rebounds, two steals and two assists and Cara Bishop with two points and six rebounds.
The Lady Dragons also finished the game shooting 39 percent from the field and 31 percent from the foul line.
MSD (B) 54
Bunceton 42
Missouri School for the Deaf outscored Bunceton 29-17 in the first-two quarters and never looked back Tuesday night in a home game against the Dragons.
Bunceton, dropping to 2-14 on the season, trailed MSD 13-8 after one, 29-17 at the half and 43-23 after three quarters of play. Meanwhile, in the fourth period, the Dragons outscored MSD 19-11.
Bunceton coach Mitch Hurt said the defense needs to get much better going forward.  “They drove all over us tonight with know help in sight,” Hurt said.  “We will have to get back to some basics this week and next to get ready for the last month of the season.”
Brayden Doyle and Blake Petsel each had 15 points in the game for Bunceton. Doyle also finished the game with 10 rebounds, five assists and three steals while Petsel added six assists, three rebounds and one steal, Dylan Flatt seven points, two steals and one assist, Austin Alpers two points and two rebounds, Eli Pearcy two points and one assist, Riley Layne one point, eight rebounds and one steal, Mason Wells two assists and one rebound and Dakota Rose with two rebounds.