Dec. 27 Holiday Basketball Tournament Central

Holiday Tournaments get continue today. Follow along with all of the scores and brackets in the Play It Again Sports Holiday Basketball Tournament Central below. Check back often as links to videos, photos and stories will be added throughout the day.

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Blue & Gold Tournament — Blue Bracket: Quarterfinals
Nixa 73, Reeds Spring 45 – FINAL – CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOSCLICK HERE FOR A RECAP & VIDEO
Nixa 17 15 17 24 — 73
Reeds Spring 13 17 6 9 — 45

Nixa – Drew Canady 28, Luke Roemen 9, Max Bilbrey 8
Reeds Spring – Lane Carroll 24

Mount Vernon 62, Hartville 56 – FINAL – CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOSCLICK HERE FOR A RECAP & VIDEO
Hartville 19 9 18 10 — 56
Mt. Vernon 24 12 17 9 — 62

Hartville – Wyatt Ward 13, Wyatt Mahan 10, Ryce Piper 9, Evan Mathews 9, Brady Ward  7, Cody Kelley 5, Holton Simmons 3
Mt.  Vernon – Kyle Bushman 13, Cale Miller 12, Ty Boswell 12, Cale Cornell 11, Kelly Vaughn 9, Mason Ballay 5

Mountain Grove 72, Willow Springs 51 – FINAL – CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOSCLICK HERE FOR A RECAP
Mtn. Grove 13 13 17 29 — 72
Willow Springs 11 17 9 14 — 51
Mtn. Grove – Cade Coffman 20, Connor McNew 20, Dylan Massey 16, Carter Otwell 8, John Felker 3, Bryce Lauderdale 2, Dawson Hiler 2, Heyden Newberry 1
Willow Springs – Bryce Duddridge 14, Landon Rogers 10, Michael Cawvey 8, Trey Talbert 8, Tryton Henley 5, Ryan Tompkins 4, Ryan Cawvey 2


Kickapoo 61, Strafford 53 – FINAL – CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOSCLICK HERE FOR A RECAP & PHOTOS
Strafford 10 16 19 8 — 53
Kickapoo 19 15 10 17 — 61

Strafford – Riley Oberbeck 15, Weston Boswell 15, Jordan Choate 7, Kensen White 5, Wyatt Maples 4, Mason Foley 2, Trenton Roebke 2, Dillon Hester 1
Kickapoo – David Senn 14, Tanner Oetting 13, Sam Wallin 11, Anton Brookshire 10, Luke Rebmann 4, Elijah Bridgers 4, Kolton Giefer 3, Jalen McGarrah 2

Blue & Gold Tournament — Gold Bracket: Quarterfinals
Ozark 79, Clever 50 – FINAL – CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOSCLICK HERE FOR A RECAP & VIDEO
Ozark 19 17 28 15 — 79
Clever 17 12 9 12 — 50

Ozark – Quinn Nelson 23, Parker Hanks 14, Payton Nichols 8, Kristian Cooper 8, AJ Elliott 7, Parker Ramsdell 6, Peyton Skipworth 3, Will Pickering 3, Caleb Holzer 3, Forrest Barnes 2, Mason Capps 2
Clever – Caleb Peck 12, Mason Wilson 8, Devan Hampton 8, Daylon Loonsfoot 6, Kody Whiles 6, Nathan King 4, Britton Dover 4, Tyler Deepe 2

Republic 53, West Plains 40 – FINAL – CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOSCLICK HERE FOR A RECAP & VIDEO
Republic 13 9 19 12 — 53
West Plains 12 2 10 16 — 40

Republic – Broc Smith 18, Race Looney 14, Tucker Thomas 9, Hunter Creek 6, Cole Buxton 3, Drew McMillin 3
West Plains – Jake Swope 8, Allen Marcak 7, Garrett Warren 6, Lawson Peterson 6, Clay Butler 6, Landry Randolph 5, Garel McGinley 2

Springfield Catholic 71, Willard 41 – FINAL – CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOSCLICK HERE FOR A RECAP
Catholic 13 19 22 17 — 71
Willard 13 9 16 3 — 41

Catholic – Charlie O’Reilly 18, Mike Manzardo 17, Ian Cochran 16, Jake Barnham 13, Tyson Riley 7
Willard – Daniel Abreu 13, Elijah Davis 8, Riley Young 6, Maurice Grayer 5, Isaac Davis 4, Kobe Holloman 2, Quintin Batson 2, Austin Biellier 1

Rogersville 48, Bolivar 36 – FINAL – CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOSCLICK HERE FOR A RECAP
Rogersville 7 12 9 20 – 48
Bolivar 13 3 9 11 – 36

Rogersville – Luke Vandersnick 12, Cade Blevins 9, Andrew Scott 7, Hunner Johnson 7, Jackson VonBehren 6, AJ Craft 6, Ryker Strong 1
Bolivar – Corey Spindler 15, Jaden Spindler 5, Kyler Murphy 5, Jamison Jones 5, Ian Jones 4, Levi Manning 2

Blue & Gold Tournament — Blue Bracket: Consolation Quarterfinals
Stockton 64, Skyline 45 – FINAL
Lebanon 57, Camdenton 52 – FINAL
Marshfield 63, Buffalo 54 – FINAL
Branson 59, Ava 39 – FINAL

Blue & Gold Tournament — Gold Bracket: Consolation Quarterfinals
Hollister 61, Greenwood 30 – FINAL
Hillcrest 63, Mansfield 56 – FINAL
Crane 59, Aurora 50 – FINAL
Fair Grove 72, Spokane 55 – FINAL

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Pink & White Tournament — Pink Bracket: Quarterfinals
Strafford 72, Willard 23 – FINAL – CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS CLICK HERE FOR A RECAP & VIDEO
– Hayley Frank scored 25 points to lead Strafford. Teammates Madison Chittenden (18 points) and Zoey Mullings (17 points) were also in double figures.
Branson 55, Blue Eye 47 – FINAL – CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOSCLICK HERE FOR A RECAP & VIDEO
– Branson (3) outscores Blue Eye (6) 23-6 in the 4th quarter, wins 55-47 behind 30 second-half points by Priscilla Williams. Pirates will face Strafford (1) at 4pm in Thursday’s Pink semis. Williams finished with 32 points. Kohnnar Patton (18), Kenedi Larson (16) and Taylor Arnold (10) all scored in double figures for the Lady Bulldogs.
Clever 60, White Station (Tenn.) 51 – FINAL – CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS
– Clever upset No. 1 Seed White Station 60-51 behind 24 points from Allie Clevenger. Clever only had four total players score, but all four were in double figures. In addition to Clevenger, Harper Little (15), Abi Menzies (11) and Tessa Newman (10) scored for Clever. Clever led 29-24 at the half, but a 19-12 third quarter advantage gave White Station a 43-41 lead into the fourth. The Lady Blue Jays would knock down 11 of 15 free throws in the final frame to ice the game.
Mount Vernon 55, Kickapoo 45 – FINAL – CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS – CLICK HERE FOR A RECAP/VIDEO

Pink & White Tournament — White Bracket: Quarterfinals
Skyline 50, Rogersville 47 – FINAL – CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOSCLICK HERE FOR A RECAP & VIDEO
– Kaylee DaMitz scored a game-high 24 points to lead Skyline past Rogersville. Teammate Autumn Garrett was just behind with 13 points. Jordyn Gault led Rogersville with 16 points.
Nixa 67, Aurora 28 – FINAL – CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOSCLICK HERE FOR A RECAP
– Gabby Nielsen (14 points) and Emily Edwards (11 points) led the Lady Eagles in the win. Kaylee Huffman (14 points) was the top scorer for Aurora.
Republic 53, Jonesboro 37 – FINAL – CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS
– Republic used a balanced attack in its upset of No. 1 Jonesboro. Halli Bartlesmeyer (14), Avy Powell-Qualo (13) and Megan Branstetter (12) all scored in double figures for the Lady Tigers.
Fair Grove 81, Camdenton 60 – FINAL – CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOSCLICK HERE FOR A RECAP
– Fair Grove made a second-half comeback behind Alana Findley and her game-high 36 points. Harley Maxwell’s 25-point output was also key in the comeback. Maddie Clark was also in double figures for the Lady Eagles with 13 points. Kylie Meier (16), Coley Rezabek (13) and Shelby Kurtz (11) all scored in double figures as well.

Pink & White Tournament — Pink Bracket: Consolation Quarterfinals
Wheatland 60, Parkview 57 – FINAL
Glendale 58, Springfield Catholic 48 – FINAL
Bolivar 49, Lamar 39 – FINAL
West Plains 49, Stockton 16 – FINAL

Pink & White Tournament — White Bracket: Consolation Quarterfinals
Lebanon 59, Carthage 47 – FINAL
Ozark 58, Marshfield 32 – FINAL
Buffalo 58, Springfield Central 43 – FINAL
Spokane 49, Hillcrest 43 – FINAL

Cabool Tournament: Quarterfinals
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Thayer 43, Gainesville 25 – FINAL
MV-BT/Liberty 59, Licking 58 – FINAL
Dora 71, Winona 47 – FINAL
Eminence 90, Plato 74 – FINAL

Cabool Tournament: Consolation Quarterfinals
9:00 am – Couch vs. Summersville
Houston 56, Alton 45 – FINAL
Crocker 78, Norwood 73 – FINAL
Cabool 69, Chadwick 53 – FINAL

Mountain Grove Tournament: Quarterfinals
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Thayer 53, Salem 32 – FINAL
Van Buren 63, Willow Springs 43 – FINAL
MV-BT/Liberty 73, Alton 62 – FINAL
– Liberty Scoring: Francis 23, Gastineau 15, Marissa Berry 13, Madison Berry 10.
Gainesville 48, Mansfield 40 – FINAL

Mountain Grove Tournament: Consolation Quarterfinals
Eminence 53, Chadwick 45 – FINAL
Houston 42, Mountain Grove 23 – FINAL
Cuba 55, Summersville 33 – FINAL

Walnut Grove Tournament: Quarterfinals
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Walnut Grove 66, Ash Grove 65 – FINAL – CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS
Pierce City 65, Liberal 59 – FINAL – CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS
Pierce City Scoring: Hunter Tindell 20, Donell Kleiboeker 15, Trey Sagehorn 13, Jackson Kleiboeker 12, Aaron Garner 2, Trenton Kluck 1.
Forsyth 59, Fair Play 46 – CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS
Verona 58, Billings 52 – FINAL – CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS

Walnut Grove Tournament: Consolation Quarterfinals
Sparta 76, Niangua 25 – FINAL
Hurley 97, Fordland 92 – FINAL
– Hurley senior Chase Simpson had 50 points in the loss.
Richland 77, Pleasant Hope 46 – FINAL
Lighthouse Christian 73, Miller 49 – FINAL

Neosho Tournament: First Round
Kansas City Ruskin 55, Neosho 45 – FINAL

Willie White and Javon Moore combined to score 25 points as Kansas City Ruskin opened the 2017 Neosho Holiday Classic presented by Branco with a 55-45 victory over Neosho at the Neosho High School Gymnasium Wednesday afternoon.

The Golden Eagles (4-6) opened the third quarter with a 9-2 run to open a 13-point lead. White drilled two of his three 3-pointers during the decisive third quarter as Ruskin opened its largest lead, 18, on a Moore layup in the final seconds.

White, a 6-foot-2 senior guard, finished with 13 points, and Moore, also a 6-2 senior guard, added 12.

Isaiah Williams, a 6-foot-4 senior forward, came off the bench to add six for the Golden Eagles.

The Wildcats (1-10) were paced by 6-foot junior forward A.C. Marion’s 11 points. Senior forward Brady Wise, junior forward Cade Cradduck and junior guard Kaden King added eight points each.
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NEOSHO (45) — Brady Wise 2 4-8 8, Cole Seward 3 0-0 6, Kaden King 3 0-0 8, A.C. Marion 5 1-2 11, Sean Moran 0 0-0 0, Yeej Lee 0 0-0 0, Sam Cook 2 0-0 4, Cade Cradduck 3 2-2 8, Mason Gammons 0 0-0 0. Totals 18 7-12 45.
KANSAS CITY RUSKIN (55) — Tyrone Moore 2 0-0 4, Willie White 5 0-0 13, Javon Moore 5 0-0 12, Arthur Williams 1 0-0 2, Deron Porchia 2 0-0 4, Tyrell Rock 1 0-0 2, Derionte Roby 2 0-0 5, Michavan Brady 0 0-0 0, Kalan Baker 0 0-0 0, Ron Tay Hudson 1 0-0 2, Isaiah Williams 3 0-0 6, Deon McCarthy 2 1-2 5. Totals 24 1-2 55.
Neosho 8 14 12 11 — 45
Kansas City Ruskin 13 15 24 3 — 55
3-point goals—King 2, White 3, J.Moore 2, Roby. Total fouls—Neosho 7, Ruskin 10. Fouled out—None.

West Memphis (Ark.) 57, McDonald County 24 – FINAL
West Memphis limited McDonald County to seven combined points over the second and third quarters and four total field goals in the second half as the Blue Demons earned a 57-24 victory in the opening day of the 2017 Neosho Holiday Classic presented by Branco at the Neosho High School Gymnasium.

West Memphis (9-1) opened a 32-13 lead at halftime thanks to shooting 12 of 22 from the floor.

Senior guard Kelsey Hubbard and junior guard Cavin Paige led the Blue Demons with nine points each, junior guard Mark Robinson added eight as West Memphis had 27 points off the bench, 12 off the fast break and 22 points off 21 McDonald County turnovers.

McDonald County (1-7) was led by guard Peyton Barton’s seven points.

McDONALD COUNTY (24) — Blake Gravette 2 0-0 5, Peyton Barton 3 0-0 7, Boston Dowd 0 0-0 0, Cole De los Santos 0 0-0 0, Cooper Reece 2 1-1 5, Dylan Allison 0 1-1 1, Kirby Townsend 0 0-0 0, Cade Smith 2 0-0 4, Andrew Landers 0 0-0 0, Saul Garcia 0 0-0 0, Bucky Harrell 0 0-0 0, Tim Shields 1 0-0 2. Totals 10 2-2 24.
WEST MEMPHIS, ARK. (57) — Cameron Fuqua 3 0-0 6, Curtis Washington 3 1-2 7, Nick Brown 1 0-0 2, Clemith Prackett 2 2-2 6, Kelsey Hubbard 3 3-6 9, Chris Moore 0 0-0 0, Zachary Byrd 0 2-2 2, Kenneth Phillips 0 0-0 0, Cavin Paige 4 0-0 9, Sidney Stinson 0 2-4 2, Mark Robinson 4 0-0 8, Corliss Brewer 2 0-0 6. Totals 22 10-16 57.
McDonald County 9 4 3 8 — 24
West Memphis, Ark. 17 15 20 5 — 57
3-point goals—Gravette, Barton, Paige, Brewer 2. Total fouls—McDonald County 11, West Memphis 13. Fouled out—None.

Cypress Falls (Tex.) 81, Lamar 26 – FINAL

At 5:31 of the first quarter, Lamar trailed the Cypress Falls of Houston, Texas 8-6.

The Eagles then scored the final 12 points of the first quarter, then the first 15 points of the second quarter.

After the 27-0 run, Cy Falls led 35-6 and never looked back in a 81-26 victory over the Tigers to conclude the opening round of the 2017 Neosho Holiday Classic presented by Branco at the Neosho High School Gymnasium Wednesday night.

Cy Falls, 15-2 and ranked No. 21 in the latest USA Today Super 25 Computer Rankings, held Lamar (5-4) to single digits in all four quarters and led 69-20 heading into the fourth quarter and a running game clock.

Deshang Weaver, a 6-foot-8 senior forward and Oral Roberts signee, scored a game-high 21 points on 9 of 10 shooting from the floor and 3 of 4 from behind the 3-point line.

Nigel Hawkins, a 6-foot-4 senior guard, added 20 points with seven rebounds. Andrew Nguyen, Zach Stephenson and Kendall Scott had six points each.

Senior guard Ian Moore led the Tigers with 14 points, Garrett Morey added eight.

LAMAR (26) — J.D. Bishop 0 0-0 0, Michael Danner 0 0-0 0, Ian Moore 5 2-3 14, Garrett Morey 3 0-0 8, Travis Bailey 0 0-0 0, Truman Kaderly 0 0-0 0, Jonny Jeffries 0 0-0 0, Parker King 0 0-0 0, Wyatt Hull 0 0-0 0, Mark Venable 0 0-0 0, Drew Bunton 1 0-0 2, Case Parker 0 0-0 0, Connor O’Neal 1 0-0 2. Totals 10 2-3 26.
CYPRESS FALLS HOUSTON, TEXAS (81) — Andrew Nguyen 2 2-2 6, Zach Stephenson 2 0-0 6, Kendall Scott 2 1-2 6, Nigel Hawkins 8 1-2 20, Deshang Weaver 9 0-0 21, Austin Guillory 2 0-2 4, Isaiah McClanahan 1 0-0 2, Semaj Trahan 2 0-0 4, George Greer 0 0-0 0, T.J. Goodwin 1 0-0 2, Mason McKnight 2 0-0 4, Braydon Redd 2 0-0 4, Nick Esechie 1 0-0 2. Totals 34 4-8 81.
Lamar 6 7 7 6 — 26
Cypress Falls Houston 20 23 26 12 — 81
3-point goals—Moore 2, Morey 2, Stephenson 2, Scott, Hawkins 3, Weaver 3. Total fouls—Lamar 11, Cypress Falls 11. Fouled out—None.

Southwest Tournament: Pool Play
2:00 pm – Galena vs. Southwest (Washburn)
3:30 pm – Wheaton vs. Exeter