Sports – Friday January 11th

| January 11, 2013 | 7:10 am
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High School Basketball

The KMZU Basketball 5th Quarter Show returns tonight starting at 9:30 with interviews of area coaches about this past week’s games and a few interviews from last week focusing on Holiday tournament play. We’ll take a look at the scores from this past week, plus look ahead to what’s coming up early next week. Tune into 100.7 FM or go online to kmzu dot com for the return of the Basketball 5th Quarter Show tonight at 9:30 p.m.

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In the girls bracket of the Braymer Invitational:

Braymer girls   58

Veritas Christian 29

This sets up a Championship game between Southwest and Braymer Saturday night at 7:00 pm.  The girls third place game will feature Tina-Avalon and Veritas Christian Friday night at 8 pm. In the boys bracket

Braymer boys 63

Chillicothe JV 63-26

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Southwest boys      50

Veritas Christian     37

That contest sets up a Braymer vs Southwest boys championship game Sat. night at 8:30, with Tina-Avalon vs Veritas Christian in the third place game Sat night at 5:30.

Those scores are courtesy of Joe Mallory.

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At the Lawson Tournament’s Thursday night Semi-Finals:

Hamilton Girls  –  46

Gallatin   – 27

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Lawson Girls  –  45

Plattsburg  –  30

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West Platte Boys  –  59

Gallatin   –   47

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Lawson Boys  –  62

Richmond  –  51

Our thanks go out to Don Edwards for those scores.

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In other boy’s scores from around the area:

Trenton                66

Putnam County  64

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Pilot Grove boys     87

Malta Bend       40

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Fort Osage (Independence, MO)    59

Lafayette (St. Joseph, MO)       74

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Leeton boys   45

Osceola          70

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Odessa    68

Pleasant Hill   52

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In other area girl’s games:

St. Paul Lutheran (Concordia)    42

Lafayette Co. (Higginsville)      34

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Lincoln girls   25

Windsor  58

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Brookfield (MO)       71

Green City (MO)       25

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Sacred Heart (Sedalia, MO)         42

Stover (MO)                       49

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Southwest (Ludlow, MO)      70

Chillicothe (MO)                  28

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College Basketball

Columbia, Mo. – Mizzou Basketball standouts Laurence Bowers and Phil Pressey were named to the John R. Wooden Award Midseason Top 25 list by The Los Angeles Athletic Club this evening.

Selected by the Wooden Award National Advisory Board, the list is made up of 25 student-athletes who, based on their performances in November, December, and the beginning of January, are the frontrunners for college basketball’s most prestigious honor. That news courtesy of David Reitwer with the University of Missouri.

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MLS

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The home of Sporting Kansas City will host Major League Soccer’s All-Star game this summer. MLS Commissioner Don Garber announced yesterday that Livestrong Sporting Park would hold the July 31st game between MLS All-Stars and an international club still to be determined. The Kansas City area hosted Major League Baseball’s All-Star festivities last year.

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