ELBING Three of the four top seeds held in the opening round of the 47th Eli J. Walter Invitational Tuesday in Elbing.

Top-seeded Douglass downed Stafford 62-12, second-seeded Berean Academy downed Hutchinson Central Christian 65-9 and third-seeded Wichita Trinity Academy downed Burrton 64-22.

The sole upset was fifth-seeded Goessel, which downed fourth-seeded Sunrise Christian Academy 40-48.

Goessel led 9-2 after the first quarter and 19-13 at the half. Goessel put things away with a 14-6 third quarter.

Page Hiebert led 4-6 Goessel with 17 points.

Sunrise, 6-9, was led by Ciara Johansen with 14 points and Mandy Cockrell with 11.

Host Berean Academy jumped to a 23-1 lead against Central Christian and led 37-4 at the half.

Carissa Slabach and Megan Hendrickson each scored 12 points for Berean, 7-3. Carrie Unruh added 10 points.

Central, 1-7, was led by Darrian Beauchamp with six points.

The Burrton Chargers fell behind to WTA 19-9 after the first quarter and 40-13 at the half.

Shiloh Miller led 6-5 WTA with 17 points. Caroline Zielke and Taylor Billings each added 11.

Burrton, 3-7, was led by Abbie Winter with seven points.

In Thursday's games, Stafford and Sunrise Christian meet at 6 p.m. in the old gym, followed by Burrton and Central Christian at 7:30 p.m. In the semifinals at the new gym, Douglass and Goessel meet at 6 p.m., followed by Berean and Trinity Academy at 7:30 p.m.

Douglass 62, Stafford 12

STAFFORD (n/a) Millershaski 4, Harris 2, Schrieber 2, Bordter 4.

DOUGLASS (11-0) Gibson 5, Monroe 11, O'Neill 4, Nahr 2, Milum 14, Dressler 6, Hajdukovic 8, Nispel 12.

Stafford 6 0 4 2 12

Douglass 26 12 18 6 62

Goessel 40, Sunrise Chr. 38

GOESSEL (4-6) Cook 4 1-3 1, 9; A.Meysing 1 0-0 5, 2; King 1 1-4 3, 3; Booton 1 1-4 0, 3; Stika 1 0-0 1, 2; P.Hiebert 8 1-1 3, 17; Brubaker 0 0-0 23, 0; Duerksen 0 2-2 0, 2; A.Hiebert 0 0-0 1, 0; Wiens 1 0-2 3, 2; TOTALS 17 6-16 20, 40.

SUNRISE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (6-9) Heer 0 2-4 1, 2; Adams 0 0-0 1, 0; Keller 0 2-2 5, 2; Good 0 0-0 0, 0; White 0 5-10 2, 5; Cockrell 3 5-6 2, 11; Reed 1 0-1 1, 2; Johansen 2 (3) 1-2 3, 14; Moncrief 0 0-0 0, 0; Manwell 1 0-0 2, 2; TOTALS 7 (3) 15-25 17, 38.

Goessel 9 10 14 7 40

Sun.Chr. 2 11 6 19 38

Berean Academy 65, H.Central Chr. 9

HUTCHINSON CENTRAL CHRISTIAN (1-7) Duree 0 1-2 0, 1; Coffey 0 0-0 1, 0; Kauffman 0 0-0 0, 0; Beauchamp 2 2-6 3, 6; Hagan 0 2-5 5, 2; Benton 0 0-1 2, 0; Ruhlmann 0 0-0 0, 0; Barlett 0 0-0 2, 0; Pankratz 0 0-0 1, 0; Nisly 0 0-0 2, 0; TOTALS 2 5-14 15, 9.

BEREAN ACADEMY (7-3) L.Landis 2 0-0 2, 4; Vogt 2 0-0 3, 4; Nelson 0 1-3 4, 1; A.Landis 0 0-0 2, 0; Hoover 2 2-4 1, 6; Slabach 3 8-9 2, 14; Duerksen 0 0-0 0, 0; Hendrickson 7 0-0 2, 14; Claassen 0 0-0 1, 0; Wiebe 4 0-1 1, 8; Unruh 4 2-2 1, 10; Goossen 1 2-3 0, 4; TOTALS 25 15-22 18, 55.

H.Cent.Chr. 1 3 4 1 9

Berean Ac. 23 14 20 8 65

Wichita Trinity Ac. 64, Burrton 22

BURRTON (3-7) Terry 0 1-2 1, 1; A.Winter 1 (1) 2-2 1, 7; Knechler 0 1-2 1, 1; Matlack 2 0-0 2, 4; Dick 2 1-4 0, 5; M.Winter 0 2-2 3, 2; Hurst 1 0-0 0, 2; Mueller 0 0-0 3, 0; TOTALS 6 (1) 7-12 11, 22.

WICHITA TRINITY ACADEMY (6-5) Schrag 3 2-3 2, 8; Zielke 4 3-6 1, 11; Guetersloh 1 (1) 0-0 0, 5; S.Miller 8 1-3 2, 17; Keene 0 0-0 0, 0; Billings 4 (1) 0-0 1, 11; K.Miller 2 (1) 0-01, 7; Clinton 0 0-0 0, 0; West 0 0-2 2, 0; Hollinger 0 1-2 1, 1; R.Ast 2 0-0 2, 4; Knocke 0 0-0 1, 0; TOTALS 24 (3) 7-16 13, 64.

Burrton 9 4 6 3 22

W.Trin.Ac. 19 21 20 4 64