To wrestling championship matches
COLUMBIA — Three area schools will have one individual each shooting for a championship today at the state wrestling tournament.
The two Helias Crusaders were eliminated Friday from the Class 3 state wrestling championships with losses in the second round of wrestlebacks.
The Blair Oaks boys basketball team clinched a share of the Tri-County Conference championship with a 74-50 defeat of School of the Osage on Friday.
Bolstered by 17 points from Isaac Weider, the Vienna boys basketball team defeated Cuba on Thursday, 61-57.
It wasn’t a perfect opening day for the Jefferson City Jays at the Class 4 state wrestling championships.
The first day of the Class 1 state wrestling tournament had a little bit of everything for the Blair Oaks Falcons — some ups, some downs and one thing that was kind of a middle-of-the-road type of thing.
The Helias Crusaders achieved their No. 1 goal Thursday — staying alive.
Here are the results and pairings for area competitors at the Missouri state wrestling tournament, which will be held through Saturday at Mizzou Arena in Columbia.
The New Bloomfield Wildcats put four players in double figures while beating St. Elizabeth 82-54 on Thursday night.
The Versailles Tigers got 53 points from Trey Woods and Michael Allen while snagging an 85-76 win against Tipton on Thursday.
Jaden Barr pumped in 23 points to lead the California Pintos to a 66-61 win against Pilot Grove on Thursday night.
The Fatima Comets outscored Linn 18-9 in the fourth quarter to pull away for a 52-43 win Thursday night.
The Chamois Lady Pirates won a low-scoring affair Thursday night, slipping past Eugene 29-26.
California outscored Blair Oaks 37-24 during the final three quarters to rally for a 47-36 win Thursday night.
The Fatima Lady Comets captured the Show-Me Conference championship Thursday with an 84-25 defeat of Linn.