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Kansas girls win Neesam Classic, boys fall short

Kansas @ Neesam Classic

Girls Basketball

Kansas rode on the backs of Kaylee Wells and Madison Welch at the Neesam Classic this past weekend at Minnesota to claim their second straight championship. Wells and Welch scored in double digits in all three games to power Kansas to a 3-0 record and the tournament championship.

2017 Kansas GBB Neesam Classic champs
2017 Neesam Classic Champions - Kansas School for the Deaf (Photo courtesy of KSD Athletics)

Friday, December 1, 2017

Kansas 58 Iowa 10

ISD    6—-4 = 10
KSD 37—21 = 58

Halftime - Kansas led 37-6.

KSD
Kaylee Wells: 18 points, 4 assists
Madison Welch: 18 points, 8 rebounds,
Tiadra Vang: 6 points, 6 assists
Taylor Wise: 2 points, 7 rebounds
Ravin Greene: 8 points, 8 rebounds
Katja Grace: 3 points, 7 rebounds

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Kansas 41 Wisconsin 32

KSD  29—12 = 41
WSD 14—18 = 32

Halftime - Kansas led 29-14.

KSD
Madison Welch: 18 points, 20 rebounds, 3 steals
Kaylee Wells: 10 points, 2 steals
Tiadra Vang: 10 points, 3 assists, 4 steals

Kansas 54 Minnesota 32

KSD  33—21 = 54
MSAD 8—24 = 32

Halftime - Kansas led 33-8.

KSD
Madison Welch: 20 points, 12 rebounds
Kaylee Wells: 15 points, 3 assists, 3 steals
Tiadra Vang: 14 points, 6 assists
Ravin Greene: 4 points, 12 rebounds
Katja Grace: 2 points, 4 rebounds

Boys Basketball

The Kansas Jackrabbits went 2-1 at the Neesam Classic last weekend held on the campus of Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf. Kansas had a chance to win the Neesam Classic championship after dominating Iowa and Wisconsin when they faced the host team, Minnesota in the weekend’s final game. Kansas was shot down 60-40 allowing Minnesota to win the championship over Kansas and Wisconsin when all three finished with an identical 2-1 record based on points differential.

Friday, December 1, 2017

ISD    8--4 = 12
KSD 36-29 = 65

Halftime - Kansas led 36-8.

KSD
Jayman Washington: 12 points, 11 rebounds
Raul Melgar: 10 points
Tyler Mayfield: 11 points
Marcus Aiken: 12 points
Tayte McCaskey: 8 points, 13 rebounds
Sethan Rolofson: 12 assists

Team Total FG: 27
Team Total 3FG: 11
Team Total FT: 0-1

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Kansas 69 Wisconsin 55

WSD 20-35 = 55
KSD  45-24 = 69

Halftime - Kansas led 45-20.

KSD
Jayman Washington: 25 points, 17 rebounds
Raul Melgar: 15 points
Tayte McCaskey: 18 points, 15 rebounds

Team Total FG: 28
Team Total 3FG: 6
Team Total FT: 6-15

MSAD 24-36 = 60
KSD   13-27 = 40

Halftime - Minnesota led 24-13.

KSD
Jayman Washington: 17 points, 11 rebounds
Raul Melgar: 10 points
Tayte McCaskey: 4 points, 8 rebounds

Team Total FG: 16
Team Total 3FG: 2
Team Total FT: 6-14

 
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