For 21/2 quarters Thursday night, the Helias Lady Crusaders hung with the Rock Bridge Bruins.
The Linn Wildcats advanced to the championship game of the Class 2 District 8 Tournament with a 50-35 win against Russellville on Thursday.
Zane Humphreys tallied a double-double Thursday to lead Tuscumbia to a 51-29 defeat of Jamestown in the semifinals of the Class 1 District 9 Tournament.
The Blair Oaks Falcons and Eugene Eagles advanced to the championship game of the Class 3 District 9 Tournament with victories Thursday night.
After a 12-day break between games, the Jefferson City Jays came out of the gates a tad rusty Wednesday, turning it over on their first two possessions.
In Class 3 District 9 Tournament
The preliminaries are over. It’s time for the main event.
The California Lady Pintos dropped a 44-40 decision Wednesday night to Hallsville in the semifinals of the Class 3 District 8 Tournament.
And New Bloomfield downs Iberia
The Tipton Lady Cardinals scored 20 points in both the second and third quarters Wednesday night in a 59-26 victory against the Russellville Lady Indians in the semifinals of the Class 2 District 8 Tournament.
Will meet Jamestown in championship
The Tuscumbia Lady Lions used a big second half Wednesday night to defeat the Chamois Lady Pirates 67-45 in the semifinals of the Class 1 District 9 Tournament.
A total of 58 area players were named Academic All-State recently by the Missouri High School Volleyball Coaches Association.
The honors continue to roll in for the Helias volleyball team.
A big second quarter led the Blair Oaks Falcons to a district tournament victory.
The Linn Wildcats weren’t great from the free-throw line Tuesday night, but they were good enough.
The California Pintos used a balanced scoring attack and a steady defense to pick up a win Tuesday night.
The St. Elizabeth Hornets dropped a 68-56 decision Tuesday night to Jamestown in the first round of the Class 1 District 9 Tournament.