The Class 1 District 12 girls tournament got started Monday night in Norborne. In the opener the number four seed Brunswick topped number five Northwestern 51 – 39. For the Lady Wildcats Marissa Kahn had 19 points. Bailey Meyer added 13 and Chelsea Lea Manson had 12. On the Northwestern side Mallory Gardner led all scorers with 21 points. Brunswick now advances to take on the top seeded Norborne Lady Pirates Wednesday at 7 p.m.
Number two seed Hale rolled past Malta Bend 68 – 21. Courtney Eddins led all scorers with 21. Three other Lady Cardinals were also in double digits including Quincy Copple with 20, Shaylee Summers with 14 and Hale got 12 points from Morgan Daniels. Danielle Kiser had 7 to lead Malta Bend.
In the final game Monday night from Norborne the third seeded Tina-Avalon Lady Dragons advanced after a 54 – 47 victory over Keytesville. Tina-Avalon led by 10 with about three minutes to go. The Lady Tigers from Keytesville pulled back as close as four points in the closing moments, but Tina-Avalon used solid free throw shooting to put the game away. The Lady Dragons will now face Hale Wednesday afternoon at 4:30. We’ll have all the Wednesday night Class 1 District 12 tournament action on 103.9 The Grenade.
Mike Stone will be busy Tuesday with basketball coverage on the Grenade as well. Mike will bring you complete coverage of the Class 3 District 14 tournament in Higginsville, starting at 4 p.m. with the Lafayette County C-1 vs. Lexington game. After that it’s St. Paul matching up with O’Hara at 5:15. The 6:30 game has the Richmond Spartans taking on the Carrollton Trojans, and the wrapup at 7:45 features Knob Noster and Summit Christian. Again all of those games will be broadcast Tuesday on 103.9 The Grenade.