SCPA round-up: Lions extend winning streak to 12

 

The St. Croix Preparatory Academy boys’ basketball team won its 12th straight game on Tuesday with a 60-45 Minnesota Charter School Conference victory over Spectrum. Cameron Mehls scored 18 points to lead the Lions (6-0 MCSC, 15-4).

 

SCPA 34 26 — 60

Spectrum 17 28 — 45

 

SCPA (pts): Michael Gutierrez 13, Kai Ylonen 2, Cameron Mehls 18, Sam Caspers 2, Grant Vang 1, Jakob Schollmeier 10, Weston Berg 6 and Seth Johnson 8.

Spectrum: Zach Knollenberg 2, Ben Maki 6, Niki Mayer 5, Andy Fellner 16, Jake Mitchell 2 and Jordy Ildvad 14.

3-pointers: SCPA, 7; Sp, 2.

Free throws: SCPA, 11-19; Sp, 7-11.

 

SCPA 59, SPA 41

The St. Croix Preparatory Academy boys’ basketball team posted a 59-41 nonconference victory over St. Paul Academy and Summit School on Saturday. Nick Richardson paced the Lions (5-0 MCSC, 14-4) with 17 points while Jakob Schollmeier added 15.

 

SCPA 35 26 — 59

SPA 14 27 — 41

 

SCPA (pts): Michael Gutierrez 9, Cameron Mehls 9, Nick Richardson 17, Jakob Schollmeier 15, Weston Berg 4 and Seth Johnson 5.

SPA: Jeron Mariani 4, Spencer Egly 10, Harrison Egly 15, Michael O’Shea 6 and Dalante Peyton 6.

3-pointers: SCPA, 7; SPA, 1.

Free throws: SCPA, 12-15; SPA, 6-7.

 

SCPA 74, MSA 36

Weston Berg poured in 20 points as St. Croix Preparatory Academy jumped out to a 34-point halftime lead and cruised to a 74-36 Minnesota Charter School Conference boys’ basketball victory over Math & Science Academy on Friday. Quinn Fisher chipped in with 12 points for the Lions (5-0 MCSC, 13-4).

 

MSA 11 25 — 36

SCPA 45 27 — 74

 

MSA (pts): Ty Kroells 6, Keith Nixon 1, Jacob Brown 12, Carl Cobian 6, Ryan Roeker 6 and Brian Boehm 2.

SCPA: Jack Richardson 5, Kai Ylonen 8, Peter Hill 6, Deveon DeJong 5, Grant Vang 8, Quinn Fisher 12, Weston Berg 20 and Wade Krueger 10.

3-pointers: MSA, 3; SCPA, 3.

Free throws: MSA, 2-11; SCPA, 9-14.

 

SCPA 52, FAIR 23

The St. Croix Preparatory Academy girls’ basketball improved to 6-0 in the MCSC and 11-8 overall with Tuesday’s 52-23 victory over FAIR School. Lita Schollmeier set the scoring pace for the Lions with 15 points.

 

SCPA 34 18 — 52

FAIR 12 11 — 23

 

SCPA (pts): Emily Walsh 4, Lita Schollmeier 15, Rose Kaetterhenry 10, Marissa Leick 7, Abby Koski 6, Mallory Boychuk 6, Ariel Zuniga 2 and Paige Davis 2.

FAIR: Tomijia Thames-Loyd 2, Sora Samejima 5, Ariyon Kelly 7 and Samari Smith 9.

3-pointers: SCPA (3): Schollmeier 3; FAIR (3): Kelly and Smith 2.

Free throws: SCPA, 5-13; FAIR, 4-8.

Fouls: SCPA, 10; FAIR, 17.

Fouled out: None.

 

SCPA 46, SPA 42

Lita Schollmeier supplied a game-high 14 points and Grace Kaetterhenry chipped in with 13 as St. Croix Preparatory Academy defeated St. Paul Academy and Summit School 46-42 in Saturday’s nonconference girls’ basketball game. The Lions (5-0 MCSC, 10-8) outscored the Spartans 15-3 at the free throw line.

 

SPA 23 19 — 42

SCPA 21 25 — 46

 

SPA (pts): Maddie Hanson 16, Marley Applebaum 2, Sarah Romans 2, Lauren Ademite 9, Katie Ademite 6, Jonte Claiborne 3 and Alexis Irish 4.

SCPA: Emily Walsh 5, Lita Schollmeier 14, Rose Kaetterhenry 8, Abby Koski 6 and Grace Kaetterhenry 13.

3-pointers: SPA (3): Hanson, L. Ademite and Claiborne; SCPA (1): Schollmeier.

Free throws: SPA, 3-9; SCPA, 15-25.

Fouls: SPA, 20; SCPA, 8.

Fouled out: None.

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