Jefferson City, MO 77° View Live Radar Wed H 93° L 69° Thu H 81° L 68° Fri H 81° L 66° Weather Sponsored By:

Jefferson City to host Helias tonight in hoops twinbill

Jefferson City to host Helias tonight in hoops twinbill

February 12th, 2019 by News Tribune in Sports Prep

The Jefferson City Lady Jays and the Helias Crusaders will be going for season sweeps tonight at Fleming Fieldhouse.

Jefferson City and Helias will meet in a varsity-only doubleheader.

The girls game will begin at 6 p.m., with the boys game to follow around 7:30 p.m.

In their previous meetings at Rackers Fieldhouse, the Crusaders defeated the Jefferson City Jays 58-55 on Jan. 15. The Lady Jays won 45-31 against the Helias Lady Crusaders on Jan. 21.

The Lady Jays, still the No. 1 team in Class 5, enter tonight's game with a 21-0 record. They are coming off a 46-33 win Friday at Rock Bridge.

The Lady Crusaders are 15-6 following a 52-44 win Monday night at Southern Boone to extend their winning streak to four.

The Jays and the Crusaders are trying to bounce back from losses their last time on the court.

Jefferson City (10-12) fell 81-76 in overtime Friday against Blair Oaks, while Helias (11-10) lost 60-47 to Lutheran North on Saturday in Columbia.