North Callaway, Paris, Community R-6 basketball reports

NORTH CALLAWAY GIRLS: The Ladybirds began slow Friday in a conference game against Bowling Green at home losing 43-34 and could not catch up. "Against an average team it is hard to catch up, let alone against a team like Bowling Green," said NorCal Coach Jack Peace.
Maddie Sorrell had a good performance for the Ladybirds with 15 points and 15 rebounds. Tara Oberlag scored 9 points for NorCal.
NorCal is now 13-8 overall and 4-3 in conference.
Bowling Green: 12-15-18-8
North Callaway: 1-7-10-16
The JV team lost 52-14. Bailey Langworthy scored 4 points for North Callaway. The Ladybirds record is 3-14.
NORTH CALLAWAY BOYS: The Thunderbirds had a much better game against the Bowling Green Bobcats winning 68-63.
"It was good to be home after three weeks on the road and the boys did everything they needed to do to win," said NorCal coach Jack Turlington.
For the Thunderbirds Zac Eads scored 21 points. Justin Murphy had 14 points and led the team with 5 assists. Jacob Haubner scored 10 points and brought down 9 rebounds and Meguel Hudson led with 5 steals.
North Callaway is 13-10 overall and 4-3 conference.
Bowling Green: 11-14-18-20
North Callaway: 14-18-14-22.
PARIS BOYS: The Coyotes are still struggling from the field, losing a conference game to Marceline 60-26. Leading the way for Paris were Jon Turner and Zane Lockhart with 6 points each. Laine Forrest and Slater Stone scored 5 points each, Brett Mason and Kyle Popkes scored 2 points each.
The Coyotes are 3-19 overall and 1-7 in conference.
Paris: 8-4-4-10
Marceline: 17-16-14-13
COMMUNITY R-6 GIRLS: Community R-6 coach Bob Curtis understands why the Silex Lady Owls have compiled a record of 22-1 this season and are ranked No. 1 in the state in Class 2. "They have multiple weapons as anyone in their starting lineup can lead them in scoring on a given night. I thought we did a nice job on all-stater Natalie Fleming holding her to 11 points which is half of her average point total per game for the season. Unfortunately the Millers (Aly and Leah) combined for 30 in the contest," said the R-6 coach.
For R-6 Emmalee McCoskey had another monster night scoring 17 points and pulling down 8 rebounds in the 65-38 loss. She has 39 points and 20 rebounds in the last two conference games. "I really like how she has played in the last two weeks," said her coach. Paige Curtis scored 6 for R-6, Paige Harris, had 5 points, Danielle Brooks and Amelia Knipfel, 4 points each and Sam Jackson scored 2.
The Lady Trojans are 13-7 overall and 5-2 in conference.
R-6: 6-13-15-4
Silex: 13-22-18-12
COMMUNITY R-6 BOYS: The Trojans won a conference game against Silex 64-42. Lane Thebeau scored 17 points, with 3 from three-point range, Conner Brooks had 2 three-pointers and Kyle Curtis hit 1 from three-point range. Clay Thebeau and Sean Wilson scored 12 points each. Justin Durham scored 8. Wilson and Brooks pulled down 7 rebounds each and Durham brought down 5. Clay Thebeau came up with 3 assists and 10 steals.
The Trojans are 16-5 overall and 5-2 in conference.
Silex: 18-4-7-13
R-6: 13-11-19-21.