It was a great night to be Cody Shaw. Barely. The Eugene senior scored 33 points, broke the school’s career scoring record and, more importantly, helped the Eagles withstand a furious late rally from Palmyra to hold on for a heart-pounding 73-69 overtime victory in a Class 3 sectional game Wednesday night.
Fatima girls basketball coach Dustin Hays has no doubt the Lady Comets are peaking at the right time.
The St. Elizabeth Lady Hornets entered intermission in Tuesday night’s Class 1 sectional game trailing 26-19 against the defending state champion Walnut Grove Lady Tigers. But the Lady Hornets turned the ball over on their first three possessions in the third quarter and the Lady Tigers converted the trio into points on their way to a 61-43 victory.
The odds appeared to be stacked against the Jefferson City boys basketball team.
It didn’t take long for this one to get out of control.
Inclement weather across Missouri affected at least one basketball district.
With an offense as high-octane played by the Eugene boys basketball team, it’s easy to forget the Eagles also play at the other end of the floor.
The Linn Wildcats survived a late Tipton rally to claim the Class 2 District 8 Tournament title with a 47-44 overtime victory Saturday afternoon.
Here are results for high school boys basketball district tournaments involving Mid-Missouri teams.
Here are results for high school girls basketball district tournaments involving Mid-Missouri teams.
It just wasn’t Blair Oaks’ night. Boonville proved to be too much to handle, as the top-seeded Lady Pirates won the Class 3 District 8 Tournament title with a 55-33 victory Friday night.
The Fatima Comets lost just about every major contributor from last season’s Final Four team. Yet they were was no rebuilding year. Far from it.
The Fatima Lady Comets knocked off the No. 1 team in the state. Second-seeded Fatima upset Class 3 No. 1 and top-seeded St. James 66-54 in the Class 3 District 9 Tournament championship Friday night.
The Russellville Lady Indians couldn’t put the ball in the basket.
It was a game fitting of two state-ranked teams, and like the saying goes, it was a shame one of them had to lose.