Basketball roundup: 13th-ranked KC improves to 22-4

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Jonathan
Milligan
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up
for
a
shot
against
Bossier
Parish
Wednesday
night.

KC Rangers  broke a two-game losing streak with a 93-59 win over Bossier Parish Wednesday night at home.

The win improved the 13th-ranked Rangers to 22-4 on the season and 13-4 in conference play.

Four Rangers were in double digits, paced by Jamarcus Weatherspoon with 18. Stefan Moody added 15 points, while Kalif Wright and Aaron Dailey each had 10.

Moody also had nine assists and seven rebounds. Dailey led on the boards with nine rebounds.

KC led 41-26 at the half and  then went on a 13-4 run to open the second half and break the game wide open.

The Rangers shot 52.2 percent from the field, including seven of 19 three-pointers. Bossier shot 36.8 percent overall.

Most of the bench saw action in the second half, with a dozen players contributing points in the lopsided victory.

The Rangers travel to Navarro Saturday for a  4 p.m. conference matchup.

 

Rangers lose on road Saturday to Panola, 53-49

The KC Rangers lost to Paris JC Saturday on the road, 53-49.

KC was down at halftime 27-26, shooting 11-32 from the field and hitting 1 of 5 three-pointers. Paris was 9-31 from the field and 5 of 12 from the three-point line.

The Rangers came out in the second half, shooting 7-21 from the field. Paris was 6-25 from the field and came out on top with win over KC.

Stefan Moody led the team in scoring with 17 points, followed by JaMarcus Weatherspoon with 10 points. Tom Wamukota led the team in rebounds with 13, followed by Chris Gracela with 10 rebounds.

“Saturday’s loss was tough, Coach Brian Hoberecht said.”I thought we played hard, but not as efficient or unselfish as we needed to offensively on the road. We will work on getting back to some of our basics this week as we prepare for our next two opponents”.

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Here are the cumulative teams leaders through Feb. 15.

Stefan Moody leads the team in scoring averaging 17.9 points game followed by JaMarcus Weatherspoon with 13.8 points a game. Moody also leads the team in three-pointers with 61 of 168. Chris Gracela with 36 of 96 three-pointers follows him. Tom Wamukota leads the team in rebounds with 165. He followed by Kalif Wright with 149 rebounds.

The Rangers are shooting 49.7 percent from the field this season and 36.6 from the three-point line. Their opponents are 39.3 from the field and 30.3 from the three-point line. The Rangers have 969 rebounds on the season and average 38.8 a game, while their opponents have 658 rebounds on the season and average 26.3 a game.