Chandler, Prague divide pair

Brian Johnson
The Shawnee News-Star
Sports Header

CHANDLER – Leah Brannon scored 12 points and Tatum German had 10 Tuesday night as the Chandler Lady Lions held off the Prague Lady Red Devils 46-42.

Chandler, 7-5 on the season, opened up a 10-7 edge after one quarter and led 22-14 at halftime.

However, Prague used a 19-13 third quarter to pull within 35-33, going into the fourth.

Payton Camren registered a game-high 18 points, including four 3-pointers, and Mattie Rich chipped in 14 points, including a pair of treys, in a losing cause for the Lady Red Devils.

The Lady Lions also received six points each from Annie Brannon and Jaelynn Robertson, followed by Mia Callegan with five, Presley Martzall with four and Keelie Treat with three.

Annie Brannon knocked down two 3-pointers while Robertson, Martzall and Treat had one apiece.

Rounding out the scoring for Prague were Kailey Rich with four, Maggie Smith with three, Jadyn Hightower with two and Lexsey Trevizo with one.

Both teams failed to put on a free-throw clinic. Chandler was only 11-of-28 while Prague was only 8-of-17.

Prague 71, Chandler 44 (Boys)

The Class 6A sixth-ranked Red Devils rebounded from their first loss of the season to dominate the Lions.

Trip Davis fired in 21 points, including three treys, for Prague.

Cameron Hightower and Blestin Miller rounded out the Red Devil double-figure scorers with 16 and 12 respectively.

Also getting into the scoring act for Prague were Peyton Ezell and Nate Lester with eight apiece, Grant McGinnis with four and Aiden Brown with two.

Ezell sank two 3-point shots and Grant McGinnis had one.

Kaden Jones led Chandler with 12 points, Markus Minshell followed with 11 and Brady Butler chipped in 10 in a losing effort.

Zalen Robinson, with seven points, and Isiah Holland, with four, rounded out the Lion scoring.

The Red Devils opened the game with a 23-13 first quarter and then established a 40-23 halftime advantage. Prague went on to outscore Chandler 31-21 over the final two quarters.

The Red Devils hit 11-of-16 free shots while the Lions were 5-of-7.