ANTHONY — The Cedar Vale/Dexter Spartans advanced will take on Caldwell at 7:30 p.m. today for the boys championship in the Dale Misak/South Central Border League Tournament at W.S. Scott Auditorium on the campus of Cowley College.

The top-seeded Spartans (10-1) did their part to reach the title game with a 43-15 victory against fourth-seeded Sedan in the championship semifinals Friday night.

Cedar Vale/Dexter held the Blue Devils (6-4) to a lone Kaden Walker 3-pointer in a defensive-minded first quarter.

The Spartans were held to four points in the second quarter, nursing a 12-10 lead at halftime.

Cedar Vale/Dexter’s fortunes changed with a 19-5 third-quarter run before the Spartans shut out Sedan in the fourth quarter.

Cole Criss matched Sedan’s total output with 15 points, including three baskets from 3-point range for the Spartans, who were 6 of 9 from the foul line. Arik Artherton added a pair of treys and 10 points, while Devin Catlin knocked down a pair of 3s in an eight-point effort. The Spartans drained seven baskets from beyond the arc.

Tayte Halderman’s two 3-pointers and six points led the Blue Devils, who were 0 of 6 from the line.

Sedan takes on seventh-seeded West Elk at 4:30 p.m. today for third place.

 

Cedar Vale/Dexter 43, Sedan 15

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CVale/Dexter841912—43

 

SEDAN (6-4)

Tayte Halderman 2 0-3 6, Kaden Walker 1 0-1 3, Eli Campbell 1 0-0 2, Jared Roggow-Harter 1 0-0 2, Jonas Long 1 0-0 2, Dameion Hatten 0 0-2 0, Trent Crawford 0 0-0 0, Koda Blankinship 0 0-0 0, Keaton Dickens 0 0-0 0, Blake Stone 0 0-0 0, Isaiah Smilko 0 0-0 0. Totals 6 0-6 15.

CEDAR VALE/DEXTER (9-1)

Cole Criss 5 2-3 15, Arik Artherton 4 0-0 10, Devin Catlin 3 0-0 8, Clayton Henderson 1 0-0 2, Colton Potter 0 2-2 2, Pau Buj 0 2-2 2, Brogan Myers 1 0-2 2, Caden Woods 1 0-0 2, Elijah Helpingstine 0 0-0 0, Cody Waters 0 0-0 0, Cole Clark 0 0-0 0. Totals 15 6-9 43.

 

3-Point goals: Sedan 3 (Halderman 2, Walker 1); CVD 7 (Criss 3, Catlin 2, Artherton 2). Fouled out: None. Total fouls: Sedan 11, CVD 14.

 

Caldwell 51, West Elk 35

The second-seeded Caldwell Bluejays advanced to the title game with a 51-35 victory against seventh-seeded West Elk in the championship semifinals of the SCBL tourney late Friday night.

The Bluejays (8-3) snapped a 10-10 tie by outscoring West Elk 16-7 in the second quarter for a 26-17 lead at the break.

LA Thomspon led a balanced attack with 10 points for Caldwell. Trey Strnad went 5 of 6 from the foul line in a nine-point effort, while Jude Stow’s nine points came off the bench. Dawson Brister chipped in seven points for the Bluejays, who went 13 of 20 from the line.

Devin Loudermilk drained three shots from 2-point range in a game-high 19-point effort for the Patriots, who were 5 of 12 from the line. Wesley Young added seven points for West Elk.

 

Caldwell 51, West Elk 35

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Caldwell10161015—51

WEST ELK (6-5)

Devin Loudermilk 6 4-4 19, Wesley Young 3 1-2 7, Nolan McDow 1 0-0 3, Rocky Hanks 1 0-0 2, Caleb Walker 1 0-2 2, Colby Jackson 1 0-2 2, Nic Moreno 0 0-2 0, Daniel Hernandez 0 0-0 0, Tyler Black 0 0-0 0, Jarret Wilson 0 0-0 0, Colin Wilson 0 0-0 0, Blade Kenyon 0 0-0 0, Brock Cook 0 0-0 0. Totals 13 5-12 35.

CALDWELL (8-3)

LA Thompson 5 0-1 10, Trey Strnad 2 5-6 9, Jude Stow 4 0-0 9, Dawson Brister 2 2-4 7, Caleb Noyes 0 5-6 5, Dru Volavka 2 0-1 4, Marshall Ward 2 0-0 4, Christian Ward 1 0-0 2, Jadon Brown 0 1-2 1, Keiondre Smith 0 0-0 0, Alex Jones 0 0-0 0, Carson Ediger 0 0-0 0, Isaiah Cole 0 0-0 0. Totals 18 13-20 51.

 

3-Point goals: West Elk 4 (Loudermilk 3, McDow 1); Caldwell 2 (Stow 1, Brister 1). Fouled out: None. Total fouls: West Elk 17, Caldwell 9.

 

Consolation Semifinals

Udall 62, South Haven 41

The No. 2 seed Udall Eagles bounced back from a first-round upset at the hands of No. 7 seed West Elk by jumping ahead quickly in a 62-41 win Thursday against South Haven in the consolation semifinals of the SCBL tourney.

The Eagles (9-2) led 23-9 after the first quarter before holding South Haven to four second-quarter points to forge ahead 41-13 at halftime.

Brayden Sadler buried five of Udall’s nine baskets from 3-point range in a 32-point performance. Sadler hit a pair of treys in a 15-point first quarter and three more in an 11-point second stanza.

Austin King knocked down three treys of his own in a 16-point effort. Trevor Whiteman’s 11 points gave Udall three players in double figures. The Eagles finished 5 of 11 from the foul line.

Cooper Wolf drained a pair of 3-pointers in a 16-point effort and Hunter Meyer chipped in 10 points for the sixth-seeded Cardinals (5-7), who were 3 of 8 from the line.

Udall takes on ninth-seeded Oxford at 1:30 p.m. today for fifth place. South Haven plays fifth-seeded Flinthills at 10:30 a.m. for seventh.

 

Udall 62, South Haven 41

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SOUTH HAVEN (5-7)

Cooper Wolf 7 0-0 16, Hunter Meyer 4 2-4 10, Taylor Mclain 2 1-2 5, Tucker Locke 2 0-0 4, Slate VanZant 2 0-2 4, Nathan Hilt 1 0-0 2, Grady Howell 0 0-0 0, Ethan Theurer 0 0-0 0, Garrett Howell 0 0-0 0, Slade Wiley 0 0-0 0. Totals 18 3-8 41.

UDALL (9-2)

Brayden Sadler 13 1-2 32, Austin King 5 3-5 16, Trevor Whiteman 5 0-2 11, Dylan Bishop 1 0-0 2, David Otis 0 1-2 1, Trent Whiteman 0 0-0 0, Isaac Patteson 0 0-0 0, Marco Sanchez-Martin 0 0-0 0Levi Hutchison 0 0-0 0, Braden Hopper 0 0-0 0. Totals 24 5-11 62.

 

3-Point goals: South Haven 2 (Wolf 2); Udall 9 (Sadler 5, King 3, Trev. Whiteman 1). Fouled out: None. Total fouls: South Haven 10, Udall 11.

Oxford 68, Flinthills 43

The Oxford Wildcats, who had to win a play-in game to make the SCBL tourney, left no doubt Friday afternoon with a 32-point first quarter en route to a 68-43 upset of Flinthills.

The ninth-seeded Wildcats (5-7) didn’t let up, putting up 21 more points in the second quarter to forge a 53-29 halftime lead.

Andrew Hills scored 18 of his game-high 23 points in the big first half for Oxford, and finished 7 of 8 from the foul line. Ty Carter scored 12 of his 18 points in the first half, and Kyan Morris tallied all 11 of his points in the half for the Wildcats, who finished 16 of 25 from the line.

Freshman Hunter Lowmaster led Flinthills with 17 points. Levi Brown added a pair of 3-pointers and nine points, while Cael Sorum knocked down a pair of treys in an eight-point effort for the Mustangs (4-8), who were 8 of 11 from the line.

 

Oxford 68, Flinthills 43

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Flinthills1316410—43

 

OXFORD (5-7)

Andrew Hills 8 7-8 23, Ty Carter 9 0-4 18, Kyan Morris 4 2-2 11, Hayden Ruyle 1 2-2 5, Colin Whitson 2 0-0 4, Peyton Rush 0 4-6 4, Hunter Norland 1 0-1 2, Colby Hammond 0 1-2 1, Anthony Schulte 0 0-0 0, Colby Shepherd 0 0-0 0, Alex Alala 0 0-0 0, Dylan Hofmeier 0 0-0 0. Totals 25 16-25 68.

FLINTHILLS (4-8)

Hunter Lowmaster 5 6-11 17, Levi Brown 3 1-4 9, Cael Sorum 3 0-0 8, Isaac Bugner 2 0-0 4, Nate Becker 1 1-4 3, Kedryn Morse 1 0-0 2, Braden Wight 0 0-0 0, Terry Jones 0 0-0 0, Austin Mantanona 0 0-0 0. Totals 15 8-11 43.

 

3-Point goals: Oxford 2 (Morris 1, Ruyle 1); Flinthills 5 (Brown 2, Sorum 2, Lowmaster 1). Fouled out: Becker. Total fouls: Oxford 19, Flinthills 20.

 

Ninth place

Central of Burden 47,

Argonia 26

Two teams in a youth movement, both nicknamed Raiders, played early Friday afternoon for ninth place, with Central of Burden pulling away for a 47-26 victory against Argonia.

Central (3-8) sports four freshmen, two sophomores, a junior and two seniors on the roster. Argonia (0-11) has four freshmen, including one starter.

Central held Argonia to a Brayden Pierce 3-pointer in the second quarter to take a 19-8 halftime lead.

Lane Toon scored 14 of his game-high 20 points in the first half for Central. Tony Brogan buried three baskets from 3-point range in a 15-point effort. Central went just 4 of 12 from the foul line.

Only three players scored for Argonia, which was 8 of 11 from the line. Noah Phillips went 4 of 4 from the line in a 10-point effort, while Pierce and Cooper Topinka added eight points each.

Two of Central’s three wins have come at the expense of the other Raiders. Central defeated Argonia 45-32 on Dec. 10 in the second game of the season.

Central of Burden 47, Argonia 26

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Central7121414—47

 

ARGONIA (0-11)

Noah Phillips 3 4-4 10, Cooper Topinka 2 4-7 8, Brayden Pierce 3 0-0 8, Ryder Ragan 0 0-0 0, Judd Griffith 0 0-0 0, Isaiah Lacey 0 0-0 0, Jed Phillips 0 0-0 0, Brady Roblin 0 0-0 0. Totals 8 8-11 26.

CENTRAL of BURDEN (3-8)

Lane Toon 9 2-3 20, Tony Brogan 6 0-1 15, Nocona Hamilton 2 0-1 4, Garrett Toon 1 0-3 2, Logan Braun 1 0-2 2, Daniel Long 1 0-0 2, Curtis Bass 0 2-2 2, Braden Balman 0 0-0 0, Xerius Johnson 0 0-0 0. Totals 20 4-12 47.

 

3-Point goals: Argonia 2 (Pierce 2); Central 3 (Brogan 3). Fouled out: None. Total fouls: Argonia 13, Central 10

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