Kansas High School Basketball - Heights routs Maize
(January 9, 2009: Wichita, KS 67219) In Friday's non-league outing, the Heights Falcons (Wichita, KS) basketball squad overwhelmed the visiting Maize Eagles (Maize, KS), by a margin of 70-49.
The Falcons (6-0) will now prepare for their match against Northwest (Wichita, KS). The Grizzlies enter the Greater Wichita City match with a 2-5 record. In their last match, Northwest crushed West (Wichita, KS), 61-52, in a league match.
With the defeat, Maize moves to 4-4 on the year. The Eagles travel to Heights (Wichita, KS) to confront the Falcons in a non-league match on Saturday, January 10. The Falcons enter the match with a record of 6-0. Heights won 70-49 in their recent non-league match against Maize (Maize, KS)
First Quarter Summary
#1 ranked Heights started slowly in very physical game with cross town rival Maize. Heights trailed 14-13.
Second Quarter Summary
Heights defense improved to overcome poor shooting. Perry Ellis led Heights with 7 points in the quarter. Point guard Evan Wessel finished the half with 9 points.
Third Quarter Summary
Heights offense finally got on track. Scoring 25 points while limiting the Eagles to 5. Heights took a commanding 52-26 lead.
Fourth Quarter Summary
Heights earned its 6th straigt win. Perry Ellis finished with 22 points and 13 rebounds. Evan Wessel finished with 14 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists.