Posted: Saturday, 19 January 2013 3:36PM

Jan. 19 High School Basketball Scores and Highlights

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Little Rock Hall (Ark.) 55, Prestonwood Christian (Texas) 39 FINAL
    Hall takes the 7th place game. Prestonwood Christian had no answer for Hall's Bobby Portis, who put up 31 points and 15 rebounds. He was 13-for-18 from the field. Marquan Botley scored 12 in the second half and finished with 14 points for Prestonwood Christian.
Bullitt East (Kentucky) 59, Hillcrest 55 FINAL OT - SEE BOTTOM OF ARTICLE FOR VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS
   Bullitt East rallies from a 13-point fourth quarter deficit and knocks off the Hornets in overtime to take 5th place. Trey Rakes' basket put the Charges ahead 55-54 with less than 20 seconds to go. Bullitt East's Derek Willis then blocked a Thomas Whitaker runner, was fouled, and sank two free throws to make it 57-54. Bullitt East elected to foul in the final seconds instead of allowing Hillcrest a try at a game-tying 3-pointer.  Willis, a Kentucky committ, finished with 27 points and eight rebounds. Juwan Johnson and Roy Hardy had 13 points each for Hillcrest.
St. John Bosco beats Nixa 73-63 in the 3rd place game. Tyler Dorsey and Isaac Hamilton led the Braves with 22 points apiece. Austin Ruder had 22 points (5-for-13 3-point range). Jacob Ruder added 16 points and seven rebounds. St. John Bosco lead Nixa 55-44 after the third quarter.  Nixa trailed St. John Bosco 37-34 at halftime. St. John Bosco lead Nixa 19-17 after the first quarter on Tyler Dorsey’s 3-pointer at the buzzer.
Paul VI knocks off undefeated and national power Montverde Academy 69-67 in overtime. Paul VI's Kevin Dorsey made the game-winning basket at the buzzer to win the game for Paul VI. He also hit a game-winning shot at the buzzer in the team's Friday night win over St. John Bosco. Devin Williams had 20 points for Montverde Academy, and Kasey Hill had 18. Franklin Howard scored 24 for Paul VI, and teammate Marcus Derrickson had 23 points.Montverde Academy and Paul VI headed to overtime, tied 58-58. Paul VI's Marcus Derrickson hit two free throws with 28 seconds left to tie the game. Montverde Academy's Kasey Hill misfired on a game-winning midrange jumper in the final seconds. Montverde Academy had a 48-43 lead entering the fourth quarter. Montverde Academy scored the first eight points of the second half after leading 35-33 at halftime.  Montverde Academy went on an 11-2 run to take a 35-31 lead before Paul VI's Franklin Howard hit a jumper just before the buzzer.
OTHER GAMES (High school)
Sarcoxie 78, College Heights Christian 44 FINAL (Championship game of Sarcoxie Tournament)
  Justin Myers led Sarcoxie with 40 points 

Exeter 39, Mount Vernon JV 32 FINAL (3rd place game of Sarcoxie Tournament)
  Austin Johnson led Exeter with 9 points

Nixa girls 42, Columbia Hickman 36 FINAL (Championship game of Sedalia Tournament)
  Jeana Raper was voted tournament MVP.  Alex Sorenson and Toshua Leavitt were selected to the all tournament team.

Marionville girls 51, Pierce City 45 FINAL (Championship game of MarionvilleTournament) - CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS

Central girls 60, Pleasant Hope 47 FINAL (3rd place game of Marionville Tournament)

Reeds Spring girls 60, Billings 56 FINAL (5th place game of Marionville Tournament)

Monett girls 50, Verona 47 FINAL (7th place game of Marionville Tournament)
    Monett wins its first game of the season.

Strafford 71, Crystal City 52 FINAL (Camdenton Shootout)

MV-BT/Liberty 68, Thayer 42 FINAL (Championship game of MV-BT/Liberty Tournament)

Alton 66, Eminence 62 FINAL (3rd place game of MV-BT/Liberty Tournament)
Marionville 56, Verona 38 FINAL (7th place game of Spokane Tournament)

Kickapoo girls 49, Rogersville 28 FINAL (Rogersville Tournament) - CLICK HERE FOR STORY
    The Lady Chiefs take second place in the round-robin tournament.
Southwest girls 66, Fordland 58 FINAL (Rogersville Tournament) - CLICK HERE FOR STORY
    Southwest claims the first-place title.
Chadwick girls 65, New Covenant 29 FINAL (Mark Twain Conference Tournament title game) - CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS - CLICK HERE FOR STORY - SEE BOTTOM OF ARTICLE FOR VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS
Everton 71 girls, Hurley 57 FINAL (MTCT 3rd place game)

New Covenant 81, Everton 69 FINAL (Mark Twain Conference Tournament title game) - CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS - CLICK HERE FOR STORY -SEE BOTTOM OF ARTICLE FOR VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS
  The Warriors clinched the Mark Twain Conference championship over Everton.
Niangua 55, Hurley 41 FINAL (TWCT 3rd place game)

Reeds Spring 53, Purdy 44 FINAL (Championship game of the Spokane Tournament) - CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS - CLICK HERE FOR STORY

Lamar 69, Greenwood 41 FINAL (Championship game of the Stockton boys Tournament) - CLICK HERE FOR STORY
Pierce City 53, Dadeville 40 FINAL (Stockton boys tournament 3rd place game)

Stockton Girls 57, Dadeville 47 FINAL (Championship game of the Stockton girls Tournament)- CLICK HERE FOR STORY

Humansville 84, Calhoun 43 FINAL


Bradley 69, Missouri State 66 FINAL
    Bradley's Walt Lemon Jr. banked in a 3-pointer at the buzzers. MSU trailed by 15 points at halftime.

Mississippi 76, Arkansas 64 FINAL

Florida 83, Missouri 52  FINAL

Missouri State women 80, Drake 77 FINAL
Quincy women 68, Drury 62 FINAL

Peru State women 66, Evangel 60 FINAL
Evangel 69, Peru State 52 FINAL
Drury 88, Quincy 67 FINAL
College of the Ozarks women 70, York College 40 FINAL
   Nixa High School alum Morgan Smith broke the C of O women's all-time scoring record, formerly held by Katie Howard.


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