9th girls make title game

By Steve Sell
February 19, 2016

NEWTON — McPherson High’s ninth-grade girls advanced to the championship game of the Newton Invitational on Thursday with a 48-30 rout of the host Railers.

Ten Bullpups broke into the scoring column, led by Maggie Leaf with eight points, while Hannah Hageman and Claire Yowell scored seven apiece.

MHS, which hosts Hutchinson tonight, will play at 11 a.m. Saturday for the championship against either Derby or Bishop Carroll.

MHS (48) — Burghart 6, Beam 6, Hein 5, Stout 2, Jones 2, Yowell 7, K. Ellet 2, Leaf 8, Eisenbarth 3, Hageman 7.