Liberty Christian girls capture Bourbon crown

Posted 1/20/22

Tied at 10-apiece following the opening quarter of the champinship game at the Battle of the Bourbon Tournament, the Liberty Christian girls clamped down on defense and cruised to a 43-27 win Jan. …

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Liberty Christian girls capture Bourbon crown

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Tied at 10-apiece following the opening quarter of the championship game at the Battle of the Bourbon Tournament, the Liberty Christian girls clamped down on defense and cruised to a 43-27 win Jan. 12.

The Eagles held Grandview to single digits each of the final three quarters, building a 21-13 lead at halftime and holding a 32-19 following the third quarter.

Junior Alli Meyer led Liberty Christian with 11 points, while senior Andrea Mueller and senior Adison Roden each had nine points. Senior Gracie Foran pulled down a team-high 13 rebounds.

The following night, the Eagles extended their unbeaten streak to 17 with a 70-43 triumph over Mid-Missouri Homeschool.

Sophomore Sophi Mueller erupted for 37 points on the strength of six treys, while pulling down 15 rebounds. Freshman Lauren Moss added 21 points.

Liberty Christian led 18-5 after the opening quarter and 33-13 at halftime.

Wright City falls to Louisiana

Jasmin Simpson scored 27 points but it was not enough as Wright City fell 47-41 to Louisiana on Jan. 11.

No other player scored more than six points for the Wildcats in the loss.

Simpson also had 16 rebounds in the losing cause, while Payton Simon and Katie Schanuel followed with eight and six rebounds, respectively. The Wildcats will host Liberty Christian this Friday at 5:30 p.m.

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