The East Atchison Jr. High Wolves placed 2nd in the 275 Conference Basketball Tournament Thursday, December 7, 2017. Pictured are, from left to right: front row – Cameron Oswald, Deondre Hughes, Titus Eaton, Daniel Lesher, Tanner Rollins, Jared Stanton, and Gavin Talty; and back row – A.D. Joe Unternahrer, Charlie Litherbury, Braden Graves, Josh Smith, Kaylin Merriweather, Bo Graves, Tony Skeen, Aaron Schlueter, Oliver Smith, Carter Holecek, and Coach Nate Jeter.
Natalie Hedlund dribbles around a defender.
Brecken Kelly gets in a shot during the 275 Tournament game against Nodaway-Holt at Jefferson on Thursday, December 7.
Riley Walker looks to make the pass to Kierstyn Jakub in the 275 Tournament game against Nodaway-Holt at Jefferson on Thursday, December 7.
Kaylin Merriweather shoots for two.
East Atchison’s Josh Smith goes up for two while Rock Port’s Brogan Krutz plays some strong defense during the 275 Tournament game at Fairfax on Saturday, December 2, 2017.
Olivia Morris dribbles down the court.
Titus Eaton drives toward the basket.
The Rock Port and East Atchison junior high boys and girls basketball teams competed in the 275 Conference Tournament last week in towns throughout northwest Missouri.
Rock Port and East Atchison first played against each other on Saturday, December 2, 2017, at Fairfax. The EA girls won the game 27-17. Individual stats include:
Mikalya Makings – 7
Kierstyn Jakub – 5
Kylie Nuckolls and Tarika Patel – 2
Aubrey Watkins – 1
Olivia Morris – 10
Haley Garrison – 6
Emily Blum and Alexis Brown – 3
Cameron Holecek and Natalie Hedlund – 2
Tessa Rolf – 1
The Rock Port and East Atchison boys also competed against each other. EA won the game 53-22. Individual stats include:
Micah Makings – 18
Brecken Kelly and Brogan Krutz – 2
Kaylin Merriweather – 13
Josh Smith – 12
Carter Holecek – 11
Titus Easton – 8
Bo Graves, Deondre Hughes and Aaron Schlueter – 2
Cody Frohn, Braden Graves and Cameron Oswald – 1
The East Atchison Wolves competed against West Nodaway on Monday, December 4, 2017, at Burlington Junction, Missouri, for the 2nd round of the 275 Conference Tournament. EA won 44-41. Individual EA stats include:
Kaylin Merriweather – 12 (3 three-pointers)
Titus Eaton – 11
Braden Graves – 10
Aaron Schlueter – 7
Carter Holecek – 5
East Atchison junior high girls basketball team played against Platte Valley in the 275 Tournament at Burlington Junction on Monday, December 4. EA lost the game 16-19. Individual EA stats include:
Natalie Hedlund – 6
Cameron Holecek – 4
Emily Blum, Haley Garrison and Olivia Morris – 2
The Rock Port Lady Blue Jays competed against West Nodaway on Monday, December 4, at West Nodaway. Rock Port lost the game 12-13. Individual Rock Port stats follow:
Aubrey Watkins – 7
Mikayla Makings and Tarika Patel – 2
Kylie Nuckolls – 1
The Rock Port Blue Jays competed against Platte Valley on Monday, December 4, at West Nodaway, losing the game 25-46.
Micah Makings – 18
Jarrett Hunter – 7
Rock Port’s girls and boys played against Nodaway-Holt at Jefferson in the 275 Tournament on Thursday, December 7. The Lady Blue Jays lost 11-29 and the Jays won 39-14. Individual RP stats include:
Kierstyn Jakub – 6
Riley Walker – 4
Kylie Nuckolls – 1
Micah Makings – 26
Brecken Kelly – 4
Jarrett Hunter – 3
Phillip Herron, Brogan Krutz, and Jayden Krutz – 2
In their last game of the tournament, the East Atchison jr. high Lady Wolves competed against South Holt Thursday, December 7, 2017. The Lady Wolves lost the game 19-29. Individual EA stats include:
Sophia Martin – 5 (1 three-pointer)
Haley Garrison – 4
Emily Blum – 3
Alexis Gibler, Olivia Morris and Natalie Hedlund – 2
Emilee Caudill – 1
The East Atchison jr. high Wolves competed against Mound City in the championship game of the 275 Conference Tournament Thursday, December 7, 2017. EA lost the contest 40-61, earning 2nd place. Individual EA stats include:
Kaylin Merriweather – 16
Aaron Schlueter – 10
Titus Eaton – 8
Carter Holecek – 4
Josh Smith – 1