8th girls sweep Salina South

By Steve Sell
December 05, 2014

SALINA — McPherson’s eighth-grade A-girls survived a battle with Salina South on Thursday, emerging with a 27-25 victory.

Lauren Hein’s nine points were tops. MMS is now 6-1 on the season.

“The A-team played very hard and made some big plays when we needed them,” MMS coach Jay Crawford said. “Our goal was to compete harder on the road and they did just that. Very proud of them.”

The B-team remained perfect at 7-0 with a 36-7 rout. Katelyn Beam toasted the nets for 12 points.

“Our B-team played awesome and they continue to improve,” Crawford said. “They shared the ball well and got after it on defense.”

MMS A (27) — Hageman 2, Beam 2, Leaf 4, Yowell 5, Hett 5, Hein 9.

MMS B (36) — Smith 1, Evans 2, Spaich 4, Leaf 5, Burghart 6, Beam 12, Eisenbarth 6.