Lady Dragons win 61-23 over La Monte Vikings

Chris Bowie
Boonville Daily News

The Bunceton with Prairie Home girls basketball team picked up its first win since coming out as the No. 9 ranked team in Class 1 Thursday night on the road against the La Monte Vikings.

While beating the Vikings 61-23, the Lady Dragons improved to 13-4 on the season. Bunceton coach Dustin Ray said another win for the girls.

“They played against a weaker team and did what we needed to do,” Ray said. “There is still work to be done, but these girls know that and they will stay hungry.”

The Lady Dragons outscored La Monte in all four quarters and led 24-7 after one, 38-17 at the half and 55-22 after three quarters of play. Meanwhile, in the final period, Bunceton outscored La Monte 6-1 to win the game by 38.

Madelynn Myers led four players in double figures for Bunceton with 16 points. She also had 11 rebounds for a double-double. Maggie Wood finished the game with 15 points, seven rebounds, four steals and two assists while Madison Brown added 14 points, 19 rebounds, three steals and two assists, Maddie Brandes 10 points, 10 rebounds and one assist and Kelsey Watson six points, five assists, three rebounds and three steals.

The Lady Dragons also finished the game, hitting on 21 of 57 shots from the field for 37 percent and 15 of 23 from the foul line for 65 percent.

La Monte was led by Emma Schouten with 13 points. Victoria Stratton tallied seven.

Southern Boone Tournament

Feb. 1-6 in Ashland

Monday, Feb. 1

4:30 p.m.-Marshall vs. Father Tolton girls

6:00 p.m.-Southern Boone vs Capital City Girls

7:30 p.m.-Southern Boone vs Warrenton Boys

9:00 p.m.-Battle vs Capital City Boys

Tuesday, Feb. 2

4:30  p.m.-Hickman vs Capital City Girls

6:00 p.m.-Boonville vs Marshall Girls

7:30 p.m.-Boonville vs Warrenton Boys

9:00 p.m.-Capital City vs Marshall Boys

Wednesday, Feb. 3

4:30 p.m.-Boonville vs Father Tolton Girls

6:00 p.m.-Southern Boone vs Hickman Girls

7:00 p.m.-Southern Boone vs Boonville Boys

9:00 p.m.-Battle vs Marshall Boys

Thursday, Feb. 4

Weather make-up date

Friday, Feb. 5

6:00 p.m.-Girls 5th place

7:30 p.m.- Boys 5th place

Saturday, Feb. 6

1:00 p.m.-Girls 3rd place

2:30 p.m.-Boys 3rd place

4:00 p.m.-Girls 1st place

5:30 p.m.-Boys 1st place

Sports Calendar

Wednesday, Feb. 3

Southern Boone Tournament: Boonville girls vs. Father Tolton Girls, 4:30 p.m.; Boonville boys vs. Southern Boone, 7 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 4

Pilot Grove boys and girls at Jamestown, 6 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 5

Boonville girl wrestlers in districts, TBA. Bunceton girls, Prairie Home boys at Chamois, 6 p.m.