Host Berean Academy had 18 points from Mallory Zuercher to lead the Warriors over Hutchinson Central Christian 47-33 Saturday in the championship game of the Eli J. Walter Invitational in Elbing.


Host Berean Academy had 18 points from Mallory Zuercher to lead the Warriors over Hutchinson Central Christian 47-33 Saturday in the championship game of the Eli J. Walter Invitational in Elbing.

Berean led 23-16 at the half.

Libby Witte added 11 points for Berean, 13-0.

Jamie Patrick and Micaela Ensz each scored 10 points for Central, 10-3.

In the fifth-place game, Douglass downed Burrton 46-28. Douglass led 13-2 after the first quarter and 39-8 at the half.

Bayley Nisepl scored 13 points for Douglass, 6-7. Zoey Gren added 12 points.

Burrton, 5-7, was led by Mariah Friesen with 10 points.

In the seventh-place game, the Goessel Bluebirds stopped Leon-Bluestem 52-43.

Jessica Harvey led 3-10 Goessel with 16 points. Johanna Hoffman scored 14 points.

For Bluestem, 2-11, Hanah Davis scored 12 points. Candis Remsberg scored 10.