Taylor Johnson and Kelsey Knox were too much for the Truman girls basketball team.

Taylor Johnson and Kelsey Knox were too much for the Truman girls basketball team.

Johnson scored 18 points and Knox had 21 to pace a 61-46 victory over Truman Tuesday night.

“Johnson and Knox are all-state players and controlled the game,” Truman coach Steve Cassity said.

Platte County outscored Truman  32-14 in the second half to seal the victory.

Becca Jonas’ 15 points were tops for Truman (11-5). Kayla Harrell added 13.

Truman posted a 50-30 junior varsity victory behind Ajia Meyer’s 16 points.

KANSAS CITY LUTHERAN 37, ST. MARY’S 27: A poor start was costly for the Trojans in the home loss.

“It was a frustrating night,” St. Mary’s coach Krista Daniels said. “We didn’t do a very good job running our offense.”

St. Mary’s (4-8) trailed 21-12 at halftime.

UNIVERSITY ACADEMY 54, VAN HORN 30: Van Horn couldn’t overcome a 15-4 opening quarter deficit in the home loss.

“We played a pretty decent game,” co-head coach Julie Crowell said. “Overall, (co-coach) Anne Rice and I were very pleased. And it was nice to have Brittany Tyson back.”

Twin sister Brandi Tyson led the Falcons (0-10) with 16 points. Brittany, who had missed several games because of an injury, had six points.

University Academy went on to lead 29-12 at halftime.

LEE’S SUMMIT NORTH 52, LEE’S SUMMIT 47: Imani Johnson and Mollie Williams were too much for Lee’s Summit.

Johnson totaled 22 points and Williams 20 as the visiting Broncos held off Lee’s Summit for a Suburban Big Six victory.

Lee’s Summit (4-11, 0-4) to no avail outscored the Broncos 29-21 in the second half.

Williams carried us in the fourth quarter,” North coach Tricia Lillygren said. “She scored nine of our 13 points. Imani had another big night. She also had 11 rebounds

“It was a roller-coaster game. We happened to take care of it at the end.”

North (11-4, 3-1) led 31-18 at halftime. Johnson and Williams had 15 of the 2181 North field goals.

Natalie Branch hit for four 3-pointers in leading the Tigers with 14 points.