In Class 1, District 8:
Pilot Grove beat Kingsville 78-55
Chilhowee and Northwest 55-52
Leeton topped Bunceton 53-37
Otterville beat Calhoun 67-52
In Class 1, District 13 action Tuesday night, Hardin-Central topped Wentworth 56-38. Colton Layman had 21 points for Hardin. Togni Gabriel finished with 11 for Wentworth.
It was Polo over Southwest 52-47. Jack Pile, Darrek Tate, Zach Freeman, and Parker Smith finished with double digits. Pile had 15, Tate had 14, Freeman scored 13, and Smith had 10. Mason Mehrhoff led Southwest with 12 points and Ethan Crowe followed with 11.
Braymer beat Orrick 61-47. Braymer was led in scoring by Jesse Utt, who had 17. Mason Karnes led Orrick with 20.
Due to the impending weather, the District 13 Basketball Tournament is moving the semi-finals that were scheduled for Thursday evening to Wednesday. The game times are listed below:
4:30 PM–Wellington-Napoleon vs Hardin-Central GIRLS SEMI-FINAL
5:45 PM–Wellington-Napoleon vs (SW-Livingston OR Polo) BOYS SEMI-FINAL
7:00 PM–Polo vs Orrick GIRLS SEMI-FINAL
8:15 PM–(Braymer OR Orrick) vs (Hardin-Central OR Wentworth) BOYS SEMI-FINAL
At this time, the championship games are set for Friday night (girls at 6:00 p.m. and boys at 7:30 p.m.). This will be followed unless weather dictates otherwise. The secondary plan for the championship games will be to play the girls championship at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday Feb. 23rd followed by the boys championship at 2:30.
In Class 1, District 14:
Sacred Heart beat Concordia 79-46. Riley Simmons had 20 points for Sacred Heart. Cass Heimsoth led all with 21 points for Concordia.
Sweet Springs fell to Santa Fe in a close game. The final score Sweet Springs 74, Santa Fe 77.
In other games:
Lafayette County C-1 beat Lexington 66-32
It was St. Paul over O’Hara 62-50
Richmond beat Carrollton 52-34
Brett Marsh led with 20 points, two rebounds, and four assists as Knob Noster defeated Summit Christian Academy in a close one 57 to 55. The Panthers move to 19 – 7 on the season with Tuesday night’s win. David Barton tacked on 17 points for Knob Noster and Aaron Hale had eight. Summit Christian was led by Taurin Hughes with 21 points and four steals. Harrison Shearer was also in double digits. He had 14. The Panthers take on the Richmond Spartans Thursday night at 7:30 in Higginsville.
Smithton fell to Cole Camp Tuesday 21-17. Smithton was led is scoring by Jeffrey Bell, who had 15 points. Tyler Gerke and Dane Apsher each had ten. Tanner Olerchs led all scorers with 20 points. Cole Camp also had help from Michael Brockman, who had 13, and Timothy Ward, who finished with ten.
Hallsville beat Boonville 55-49.