The Van Horn girls basketball team had no trouble dispatching Kansas City Northeast as it won easily 64-28 in a non-conference contest.

Briana Pace led the Falcons (9-8) with 21 points, Addison Smith added 19, Daisy Washington had 11 and Lexi Robinson eight.

Van Horn led 21-8 at the end of the first quarter and extended its lead to 39-17 at halftime. The Falcons increased the lead to 53-23 going into the fourth as they cruised to a victory.

GRANDVIEW 46, GRAIN VALLEY 34: The Eagles played well defensively, but couldn’t muster enough offense in a loss to Grandview in Suburban Small Seven Conference action.

Keely Hill led Grain Valley (7-11, 2-5) with 15 points and Sydney Williams had eight. The Eagles trailed 8-2 at the end of the first quarter, but cut the lead to 17-13 at halftime. However, the Eagles only scored three points in the third frame as they fell behind 31-16 going into the fourth.

“We got back into the game early in the second,” Grain Valley coach Randy Draper said, “and we played well during that time. We just had a couple of quarters where we shot pretty badly. We guarded them well, though. I was proud of that.”


LEE’S SUMMIT NORTH 56, BLUE VALLEY WEST (KAN.) 49: The Broncos had a season-low in points scored but had a strong effort on defense to improve to 14-3 after a win over Blue Valley West Saturday in the 810 Varsity Shootout.

The Broncos led 9-7 after the first quarter and extended the lead to 23-16 at halftime. The Jaguars cut North’s lead to 36-34 going into the fourth but the Broncos held them to four points in the final quarter.

Javaunte Hawkins scored a game-high 21 points and Mikel Henderson had 17.