Rockhurst rides run to win over Jays

The Jefferson City Jays trailed Rockhurst by seven points at the half, then the Hawklets opened the second half on a 9-0 run and cruised to a 62-46 win Friday.

Paul McMahon returned to the lineup for the Jays after missing Wednesday’s game against Miller Career Academy. He led the Jays with 17 points.

Jefferson City (10-13) trailed 18-8 after one quarter before outscoring Rockhurst (14-9) 16-13 in the second quarter to trail 31-24 at the half.

The Hawklets opened the third quarter on a 9-0 run and outscored the Jays 19-12 in the period to take a 50-36 lead into the final frame.

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Brenden Jackson added 13 points for the Jays, while Jack Young finished with 11.

The Jays return to action at 7:15 Tuesday against Sedalia Smith-Cotton in the semifinals of the Class 5 District 9 Tournament at Fleming Fieldhouse. The Jays are the No. 2 seed, while the Tigers are seeded third.

Blair Oaks 74, Osage 51

KAISER — Brandon Moore led three Falcons in double figures as Blair Oaks downed the School of the Osage Indians 74-51 in Tri-County Conference action Friday night.

It was the 15th straight win for the Falcons (19-3), who are now 4-0 in the conference.

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