WESTPHALIA -- The Moberly Lady Spartans overcame early offensive struggles Wednesday to defeat the Blair Oaks Lady Falcons 53-32 in pool-play action of the Fatima Comet Classic.
Blair Oaks was ahead 8-4 after one quarter, but Moberly responded to lead 14-12 at halftime. The Lady Spartans outscored the Lady Falcons 21-11 in the third quarter to stretch their lead to 35-23.
Emma Wolken led the Lady Falcons with 12 points.
Blair Oaks (1-3), the No. 5 seed, will play sixth-seeded Cuba in the fifth-place game at 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Cuba defeated Sedalia Smith-Cotton 65-42 in Wednesday’s loser’s bracket semifinal.