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There were four girls games at the MRVC/I-70 Lafayette County Tournament last night. Knob Noster beat Carrollton 24 – 20. It was Santa Fe 45 Lexington 28. Wellington doubled up on Concordia 34 – 17 and Higginsville got past St. Paul 47 – 43. This afternoon at 4 o’clock Lexington will face Carrollton for 7th place. At 7 tonight Santa Fe and Knob Noster match up in the girls consolation game. On the boys side from the Lafayette County tournament tonight Concordia and Lexington have the 7th place game at 5:30 and St. Paul takes on Wellington at 8:30 for the consolation matchup.
The Saturday schedule from the Lafayette County tournament gets started at 1:30 with the St. Paul girls facing Concordia for 3rd place. The 3 p.m. game tomorrow features the Knob Noster boys against Carrollton for 3rd place. Then it’s broadcast time on KRLI as Mike Stone brings you the boys and girls championship games on 103.9 FM. The ladies go first in the 4:30 game with Higginsville facing Wellington. Then at 6 o’clock the boys championship features Higginsville versus Santa Fe. If everything is running on schedule Mike should hit the air somewhere around 4:15 tomorrow afternoon on 103.9 FM KRLI.
From the 55th annual Braymer Invitational last night on the girls side Southwest topped the host team Braymer 48 – 34. Norborne beat Tina-Avalon 50 – 34. Now the championship game is set for tomorrow night at 7 as Norborne faces Southwest. Braymer and Tina-Avalon will match up tonight at 8:30 for third place.
In boys action from Braymer last night Southwest topped Tina-Avalon 47 – 18. It was Braymer over Hardin Central 50 – 38. The boys championship matchup will be Southwest versus Braymer Saturday night at 8:30. Tina-Avalon and Hardin Central will go for third place Saturday at 5:30.
Action continued last night from the 83rd annual New Franklin tournament. The girls 4:30 game saw number 1 seed Sturgeon top Fayette 51 – 35. For Sturgeon leading scorers were Krissy Arends with 19 and Maddie Embree with 16 points. Samantha Reed was the leader for Fayette with 13 points.
The 6 p.m. matchup went to the top seeded Sturgeon boys 56 – 34 over Pilot Grove. Lorenzo Chism had 13 and Tanner Sanker added 12 for Sturgeon. Trevor Day of Pilot Grove had 12 points.
At 7:30 last night from Braymer the New Franklin girls beat Sweet Springs 47 – 43 behind the 13 points of Jasmyne Boggs and 11 from Aislin Himmelberg. Leading all scorers was Brittany Higgins from Sweet Springs with 25 points.
The late game last night was a boys matchup. Fayette topped Sweet Springs 63 – 31. Bruce Marshall had a huge night for Fayette pouring in 31 points. Krey Cowans and Rudy Williams each contributed 10 points. For Sweet Springs Jacob Schowengerel had 12 points.
The Marceline tournament had some close matchups last night. On the girls side Brunswick 49 Higbee 48 and Glasgow topped Marceline 46 – 40. In boys action from Marceline it took overtime for Brunswick to get past Bucklin 47 – 46. Glasgow got a big win over Higbee 69 – 27.
There were two boys games from the Stover tournament last night. Tipton beat Holden 47 – 45 and in overtime Osage topped Cole Camp 69 – 64.
At the Otterville Holiday Classic it was a pair of boys matchups with Tuscumbia over Russellville 52 – 38 and Otterville 51 Green Ridge 48.
They played four games last night at the Madison tournament. In girls action Madison 57 Van-Far 51 and Salisbury over Community 47 – 31. On the boys side Paris beat Wellsville 57 – 38 and it was Salisbury 62 Community 27.
Here some more games from last night that weren’t part of a tournament – we’ll start on the girls side:
Warrensburg 51 Marshall 36
Windsor 62 Kingsville 57
Moberly 56 Fulton 48
The Kearney girls took the win over Staley last night 58 – 54. For Kearney leading scorers included Meagan Paul with 16, Taylor Doan added 13 and Mackensie Cook came up with 10 points.
In non- tournament boys action last night Windsor beat Kingsville in overtime 72 – 67 and K.C. Center topped Warrensburg 59 – 47.