The Truman girls basketball team compensated for a disappointing first-round loss in its own Truman Tournament.

The Truman girls basketball team compensated for a disappointing first-round loss in its own Truman Tournament.
Becca Strobbe fired in 21 points and Kassidy Ritchel and Courtney Eisman added 10 each to power the Patriots to a 54-45 victory over Savannah Saturday in the consolation final.
Truman (8-9) outscored Savannah 14-4 in the fourth quarter to rally for the win. All four Savannah points came on free throws. Strobbe had nine of the Truman points in the quarter.
The Patriots trailed 30-20 at halftime but posted a 19-11 advantage in the third quarter to pull with two points entering the final period.
Mikayla Jensen added nine points to the Truman attack on three 3-pointers. Eisman had two 3-pointers.
Standout guard Kate Gallagher totaled 20 points with four 3-pointers for Savannah.
LEE’S SUMMIT NORTH 48, SMITHVILLE 38: Ashley Creason and Lauren Dudenhoeffer were too much for Smithville.
Creason poured in a career-best 23 points and Dudenhoeffer added 18 as the Broncos (12-3) claimed third place in the Truman Tournament.
Creason scored 14 of her points in the second half. She and Dudenhoeffer had 14 of North’s 17 baskets.
“I was happy to winning the rebounding game,” North coach Tricia Lillygren said. “We showed an inside presence. We had some great passes from Codi Fritchie and McKenzie Kellogg.
“I was happy to get back on the winning side of things and keep everybody healthy.”
SHAWNEE MISSION (KAN.) NORTHWEST 63, FORT OSAGE 43: It was a tough Truman Tournament for Fort Osage. The Indians (3-11) lost all three games, including the seventh-place battle with Shawnee Mission (Kan.) Northwest.
Northwest outscored the Indians 21-9 in the third quarter for a commanding 49-32 lead heading into the fourth quarter..
Alyssa Faiva had 11 points and Courtney Gapelu added nine for the Indians.
“We played much better,” Fort Osage coach Dawn Williams said. “We had much better energy. It was a five-point game at halftime. We fell apart in the third quarter with too many turnovers.
“We started Toni Chiesi at point guard. She played most of the game. We got good play out of her. She had only one turnover.”