The California Lady Pintos led by five entering the fourth quarter and held on for a 56-54 win against Father Tolton in the first round of the Class 3 District 8 Tournament.
Three Russellville players tallied double-digit scoring totals Monday en route to a 57-33 defeat of Linn in the Class 2 District 8 Tournament.
Tuscumbia, Prairie Home, Jamestown and Chamois were first-round winners Monday in the Class 1 District 9 Tournament.
Lexi Dickerson went 4-of-4 from the line in the final minute to propel the Eugene Lady Eagles to a 51-48 win against Blair Oaks on Monday, scoring the only upset on the first day of the Class 3 District 9 Tournament.
In district tournament Monday
RUSSELLVILLE — A monster game from Sam Gunn couldn’t stop Calvary Lutheran’s season from coming to a close, as the Lady Lions fell 69-40 to Iberia in the first round of the Class 2 District 8 Tournament.
The South Callaway Bulldogs outscored Eugene 13-8 in overtime and captured a 76-71 win Saturday night.
Jalen Martin gave it all he had and that’s all anyone could ask. Martin, a Jefferson City junior, took on undefeated Chance Cooper of Timberland for the title at 195 pounds in the Class 4 state wrestling championships Saturday night at Mizzou Arena.
Wrestling is a funny thing: In the space of one day you can be thrilled with a sixth-place finish and heartbroken with a second-place result. That was the scenario for the Blair Oaks Falcons ....
Here are the round-by-round results for area competitors at the Missouri state wrestling tournament held at Mizzou Arena in Columbia.
Lauren Viessman went off for 32 points as the Blair Oaks Lady Falcons defeated Versailles 54-45 on Saturday.
Mackenzie Struemph set career highs with 22 points and 13 rebounds as St. Elizabeth finished its regular season with a 64-58 defeat of Calvary Lutheran on Saturday.
The Helias Crusaders eased past Hannibal on Saturday, 61-29, with three players in double figures.
Senior Hance Sommerer tallied team highs with 17 points and eight rebounds to lead Calvary Lutheran to a 68-52 Senior Night defeat of St. Elizabeth on Saturday.
With three players scoring 20 or more points, the South Callaway Bulldogs staved off Eugene in overtime 76-71 on Saturday.
At 195 pounds
COLUMBIA — It was a rough Friday night for the Jefferson City Jays.