THOMAS JEFFERSON BOYS 71, JASPER 59
JASPER, Mo. — Thomas Jefferson’s boys basketball team improved to 12-4 on the season with a double-digit road win victory over the Jasper Eagles on Tuesday night.
Tyler Brouhard poured in 30 points and Jay Ball added 25, as the TJ duo nearly outscored the Eagles by themselves.
Brouhard hit four 3-pointers and Ball grabbed 10 rebounds.
Also for the Cavaliers, Levi Triplett scored six points and Kip Atteberry had five. Tony Touma (3) and Kohl Thurman (2) rounded out the TJ scoring.
Wyatt Durman scored 21 points for Jasper, while Wyatt Cawyer added 14 and Gage Hall had 13.
The Cavaliers used a 20-9 second quarter to take a 33-19 halftime advantage.
The second half was nearly even, as the Eagles outscored the Cavaliers 40-38 after the break.
“Hats off to Jasper, Skip (Brock) has done a great job with those kids,” Thomas Jefferson coach Chris Myers said. “They stepped up, played well, and hit some big shots in the second half. Offensively, I was very pleased. Defensively, we’ve got to be better as we head into conference play and into next week’s Warrior Classic. Overall though, I felt our kids did a good job of doing what they had to do tonight.”
Thomas Jefferson is at Golden City on Thursday night.
Jasper (7-12) is at Liberal on Friday.
THOMAS JEFFERSON GIRLS 49, JASPER 48
JASPER, Mo. — The Thomas Jefferson girls earned a close road win.
Thomas Jefferson trailed by two entering the fourth quarter, but the Cavaliers outscored the Eagles 13-10 in the final frame to earn the come from behind win.
Gabbi Hiebert scored 20 points for Thomas Jefferson, while Lannah Grigg added 18.
Crystal Smith led Jasper with 10 points and Mercadez Scott had 13.
Thomas Jefferson (9-6) is at Golden City on Thursday.
Jasper (13-6) is at Liberal on Friday.