(Hale High School)

CARROLLTON, Mo.- The KRLI Sports 5th Quarter “Show-Me Standout” public poll for Week 5 turned out to be a battle of the small-schools as Hale/Bosworth Cardinals faithful and the Tina-Avalon Dragon faithful carried their student-athletes to victory.

The freshman front-court standout for the Hale/Bosworth Cardinals won week 5’s version of the public poll. Jaeden Sears totaled 584 of the 1,119 votes in a little over four days.   He was nominated by Coach Berger for putting up 13 points five rebounds vs. Northwestern and 11 points 13 rebounds vs. Tina-Avalon.

Another freshman came out on top this time in the girl’s public poll. Haley Rucker of the Tina-Avalon Lady Dragons has came on strong this season as she develops according to Coach Hansen. Rucker was able to garner 3,070 of the 4,830 votes last week. In important conference matchups, Rucker put up 17 points vs. Hale/Bosworth and 12 points vs. Southwest.

(Tina-Avalon High School)


# of votes
Jaeden Sears, Hale/Bosworth 584
Jose Alicea, St. Paul Lutheran 266
Jaxon Althaus, Oak Grove 164
Wade Spilman, Higbee 31
Blake Dawson, Fayette 28
Ethan Kilgore, East Buchanan 23
Cameron Kelly, Concordia 11
Max Schroeder, Macon 10
Bailey Lyons, New Franklin 2


# of votes
Haley Rucker, Tina-Avalon 3,070
Madison Brown, Norborne 1,545
Taylor Wagner, Polo 157
Jessica Sader, Knob Noster 39
Sadie Limback, Santa Fe 10
Alyssa Morris, Odessa 9