Helias set to take on DGB, Hillcrest

In the last round of the Class 4 playoffs, the Helias Crusaders had to beat one of the state’s best basketball programs in St. Francis Borgia.

In today’s round, the Crusaders will look to beat the state’s best athlete.

When the Crusaders take to the court at 2:45 p.m. today for a quarterfinal contest at Missouri S&T, they’ll be facing off with Springfield Hillcrest, led by the nation’s No. 1 football recruit, Dorial Green-Beckham.

“You’re not only going against the best athlete in the state of Missouri, you’re going up against a tremendous basketball player,” Helias coach Josh Buffington said.

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