MSHSAA Championship and Quarterfinal Scores and Highlights



The small classes are deciding their titles today and the big classes are punching their tickets to Columbia. Follow along with the updates here.

CLICK HERE FOR PREVIEWS OF THE EMINENCE, CRANE AND WALNUT GROVE TITLE GAMES

Boys

Class 1 State Championship - CLICK HERE FOR THE BRACKET
Eminence 62, Stanberry 60 -  FINAL - CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS - CLICK HERE FOR STORY

Fourth Quarter
Eminence was called for a late intentional foul, giving the Bulldogs the ball down 2. However, the Redwings' Cole Keeling would block Cole Gage's 3-point attempt, giving Eminence its first state title in program history. Hunter Adams finished with a game-high 24 points to lead Eminence alum Pete McBride's squad.

Third Quarter
The Bulldogs continue to slow down the game, pulling Eminence into a halfcourt battle. Stanberry widened its rebounding advantage to 28-20, outscoring the Redwings 17-12 in the third. Logan Dyer continues to dominate inside, scoring 16 points and pulling down seven rebound heading into the fourth.

Second Quarter
Stanberry was able to control the tempo better in the second half, leading to an 11-11 draw for the quarter. The slower pace is much more to the liking of the Bulldogs, who have used their size to an 18-13 advantage on the glass. Although the Redwings are shooting the ball well from the field (55%), Stanberry's offensive rebounding is allowing them to hang around.

First Quarter
The Eminence Redwings avoided the hangover affect after knocking of No. 1 Drexel. The Redwings kncoked down 7-of-10 first quarter shots, and were led by Logan Dyers eight points in the frame. As they have done all season, Eminence is pushing the pace and sharing the basketball.
 

Class 2 State Championship - CLICK HERE FOR THE BRACKET
Salisbury 70, West Platte 46 - FINAL
Salisbury cruised by West Platte to wint the Class 2 Title. Austin Wyatt and Austin Francis led the way for the Panthers. Wyatt had a game-high 21 points and Francis was right behind with 20. The Panthers had 18 steals to just six for West Platte. Salisbury also dominated in the paint with a 38-18 advantage over West Platte.

Class 3 State Championship - CLICK HERE FOR THE BRACKET
College Prep 67, St. Pius X 52 - FINAL
College Prep was led by a balanced attack. Martavian Payne, Kevin Baker, Eric Clark, Anthony Lee and Miles Nettles all scored in double figures for the Bears. Payne had 15 and his teammates finished with 12 each. Nicholas Morgan led St. Pius X with 15 points. The two teams combined to shoot just 4-for-26 from three. College Prep had 16 steals and forced 21 turnovers while only turning the ball over 10 times themselves. The Bears also dominated in the paint by scoring 38 of their 67 points down low.

Class 4 Quarterfinals - CLICK HERE FOR THE BRACKET
Republic 46, St. Francis Borgia 33 - FINAL -- CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS -- CLICK HERE FOR A STORY
Fourth Quarter Update
Geiger puts the Tigers on his shoulders scroing three straight baskets to get the Tigers out to a 41-29 lead with 2:42 left in the game. Republic on a 12-1 run to start the fourth. Republic outscored Borgia 17-5 in the final quarter to get to Columbia. As a team Republic shot 18-for-26 from the field. Geiger had 11 points in the fourth quarter and 17 for the game.

Third Quarter Update
Borgia came out on fire and cut the Tiger lead to 25-23 with 4:34 left in the third quarter. Republic was outscored in the third quarter 10-4 by Borgia.

Halftime Update
Republic led by as many as 12 in the first half and shot 9-for-12 from the field to Borgia's 8-for-26. Cody Geiger and Marcus Miller led Republic at half with six points each. Zach Schweissguth led Borgia at half with seven points.

Liberty North 69, Grandview 47 - FINAL
*Republic and Liberty North will meet in the semifinals

Normandy 60, Mexico 52 - FINAL

Sikeston 62, Gateway 52 - FINAL

Class 5 Quarterfinals - CLICK HERE FOR THE BRACKET
Hickman 73, Kickapoo 68 - FINAL - CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS - CLICK HERE FOR STORY
 
Fourth Quarter
Hickman closes on a 15-3 run to grab the win. Chris Ward was dominant in the paint. He had 28 points and 16 boards in his final game.

Third Quarter
Hickman starts 3rd on an 8-2 run. Tyson Batiste strikes again with a halfcourt shot at the buzzer.  Chiefs go on a 7-0 run to close the quarter.
 
Second Quarter
Chris Ward has 13 points at the half. He has also found himself in foul trouble, picking up two in the second quarter. Kickapoo's Tyson Batiste hits shot at the buzzer to tie the game going into the half. Jimmy Whitt has 12 for Hickman.
 
First Quarter
Chris Ward leads the Chiefs with 7 points in the first quarter.

Rockhurst 81, Fort Osage 55 - FINAL

DeSmet 81, Jackson 48 - FINAL

Vianney 49, McCluer North 44 - FINAL

Girls

Class 1 State Championship - CLICK HERE FOR THE BRACKET
Walnut Grove 47, Chamois 46 - FINAL - CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS
 
Third Quarter
The Lady Pirates and Lady Tigers continue to go back and forth. Walnut Grove is ice cold from the field but has made up for it by turning over Chamois 15 times. Miranda Brandt continued her domination in the third quarter, running her totals to 26 points and 11 rebounds. The fourth quarter will be a challenge to see if Walnut Grove can convert turnovers into easy points or if Chamois continues to clean the offensive glass.

Second Quarter
Walnut Grove continues to shoot poorly, but remains in the game because of their relentless ball pressure. The Lady Tigers have forced Chamois into 13 first half turnover which have led to 11 Walnut Grove points. Chamois standout Miranda Brandt has poured is 14 first half points to lead the Lady Pirates. The Harmans have combined to go 5-for-20 from the field.

First Quarter
Chamois came out with three 5-foot-11 starters and took it to the Lady Tigers in the paint, ending the quarter with a 13-12 lead. SIU-Edwardsville signee Miranda Brandt scored 11 of the Lady Pirates 13 points.

 

Class 2 State Championship - CLICK HERE FOR THE BRACKET
Crane 55, New Haven 45 - FINAL - CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS - CLICK HERE FOR STORY

Fourth Quarter
The Lady Pirates started the quarter with an 11-0 run, keyed by seven points and a huge block by Maggie McMenamy. The Lady Pirates depth wore down the Shamrocks, resulting in Crane taking over midway through the quarter for good. As it has been all season, the Lady Pirates had a balanced scoring output. McMenamy finished with 13, freshman Emma Lander scored 10, and junior guards Riley Isreal and Allie Hagler scoer 12 and 9 respectively. New Haven was led by Rachel Steinhoff's 26 points. The Lady Pirates are state champs for the first time in program history. New Haven is the Class 2 runner-up for the second year in a row.

Third Quarter
The third quarter saw a huge momentum shift. The Shamrocks end the quarter with a 10-2 run to pull ahead of the Lady Pirates. Rachel Steinhoff scored 10 of the New Haven's 14 points in the quarter. Crane has 8 team fouls compared to 0 by the Shamrocks.

Second Quarter
After New Haven took its first lead of the game midway through the period, Riley Isreal got hot for the Lady Pirates, scoring six straight points to push Crane ahead of the Shamrocks 26-24 going into the half. New Haven's Rachel Steinhoff, who leads the Shamrocks with 16 PPG, scored nine first half points. Isreal's nine leads the Lady Pirates. Crane has done a great job taking care of the ball, only turning it over four times. However, New Haven, the defending Class 2 state runner-up, is shooting 58% from the field.

First Quarter
The Lady Pirates came out and took the fight to New Haven early, scoring nine of the game's first 13 points. The Shamrocks would settle down and rally, pulling within 11-10 before Addison Reel's buzzer-beater put Crane up 13-10 at the end of the first. Emma Lander and Maggie McMenamy lead the Lady Pirates attack with four each.
 
Class 3 State Champinship - CLICK HERE FOR THE BRACKET
Lutheran (St. Peters) 80, Cameron 68 - FINAL
Hannah Leipein led St. Peters to the State Title with a team-high 25 points. She was one of five Cougars in double figures for the game. Cameron was led by Ashli Lykins and Melia Richardson. Lykins scored a game-high 26 points and Richardson was right behind with 24 points. There were 50 fouls called in the game resulting in 75 combined free throws for the teams.

Class 4 Quarterfinals - CLICK HERE FOR THE BRACKET
Webb City 55, Sullivan 39 - FINAL - CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS - CLICK HERE FOR STORY
Fourth Quarter Update
Burgess finishes with a team-high 13 points. Heger scores 11 points and rips down 14 boards in the win for Webb City. Lucas led Sullivan with a game-high 15 points. Sullivan was 15-for-57 from the field and 2-for-19 from three.
 
Third Quarter Update
A 16-7 advantage in the third quarter gives Webb City a 13-point lead heading into the final frame.

Halftime Update
Webb City was led by Casey Heger's nine points and six rebounds in the first half. Mikaela Burgess was right behind with eight points of her own for the Cardinals. Sullivan was led by Aleyssia Lucas with eight points and seven rebounds for Sullivan. Webb City shot 9-for-29 in the first half while Sullivan was 8-for-29.

First Quarter Update
Webb City shoots 4-for-16 from the field in the first quarter to Sullivan's 6-for-16 showing.

Smithville 44, Notre Dame de Sion 43 FINAL
 
Incarnate Word 78, Kirksville 26 - FINAL

Dexter 64, Rosati-Kain 43 - FINAL

Class 5 Quarterfinals - CLICK HERE FOR THE BRACKET
Rock Bridge 50, Nixa 22 - FINAL - CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS - CLICK HERE FOR STORY

Third Quarter
The deficit grows larger for the Eagles in the 3rd due in large part to 13 points from Sophie Cunningham.

Second Quarter
Jeana Raper puts the Eagles on the board with a 3-pointer, but the Eagles are still struggling offensively.  Rock Bridge had a great first quarter, but went 1-13 shooting in the 2nd.

First Quarter
Rock Bridge shuts out the Eagles in the first quarter. 
 
Blue Springs 49, Kearney 37 - FINAL

St. Joseph Academy 72, Parkway South 43 - FINAL

Colleges
Drury Men 69, Bellarmine 62 - FINAL - CLICK HERE FOR STORY
The Panthers will play for the GLVC Touranment title tomorrow at 1 PM. Alex Hall led the Panthers with 25 points and hit five 3-pointers in the game.
 
Wichita State Women 74, Missouri State 69 - FINAL - CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS  - CLICK HERE FOR STORY
Exeter native and Missouri State senior Whitney Edie led the Lady Bears with 21 points and 7 rebounds in her final home game. Karly Buer had 13 points and Kenzie Williams had 10. Branson native Michaela Dapprich led the way for the Shockers with 17 points despite playing just 15 minutes.

Indiana Southeast 75, C of O 60 - FINAL - CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS

Arkansas 73, Texas A&M 62 - FINAL
Mardracus Wade led the Razorbacks with 14 points and Michael Qualls was right behind with 13. Arkansas wraps up the SEC slate with a 10-8 conference record.

Video: Walnut Grove 47, Chamois 46

Video: Hickman 73, Kickapoo 68

Video: Rock Bridge 50, Nixa 22



Video: Republic 46, St. Francis Borgia 33
 

Video: Webb City 55, Sullivan 39
Video: Indiana Southeast 75, C of O 60


Photo Galleries

Pictures: Springfield Invitational Tournament


The Glendale Falcons finished in second place out of 27 teams.

Pictures: Mountain Grove 2, Licking 0


The Panthers blank the Wildcats

Pictures: Ava 10, Seymour 0


The Bears shut out the Tigers at home
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