No. 6 seed Otterville upset No. 2 seed Green Ridge in the Class 1, District 8 girls basketball semifinal 58-49 on Thursday at Northwest.The win avenges a loss from earlier this season at the Otterville Tournament.
The Tipton girls basketball team is in the finals of the Class 2, District 8 tournament after beating host Russellville 59-26 on Wednesday.The Cardinals led 34-13 at halftime.
The Green Ridge girls basketball team cruised past Chilhowee 52-12 in the first round of the Class 1, District 8 tournament at Northwest.
The Otterville Lady Eagles won their district opener, beating Leeton 43-23 on Tuesday in Hughesville.
The Northwest girls basketball team beat Kingsville 55-32 on Tuesday to advance to the Class 1, District 8 semifinal.
The Cole Camp girls basketball team started off the district tournament with a 58-28 win over Warsaw on Monday in Versailles.The Bluebirds outscored the Lady Wildcats 22-9 in the second quarter and 20-10 in the third.
The Sacred Heart girls basketball team won at Stover on Wednesday, 46-37.Stover led by three after the first and second quarters, but the Gremlins took a four point lead heading into the fourth quarter.
The Lincoln girls basketball team beat Warsaw 68-40 on Wednesday.The Lady Cardinals trailed 17-13 after one quarter before rallying in the second and taking a 29-23 lead into halftime.
The State Fair Roadrunners fell 84-48 to Moberly on Saturday as the Greyhounds shot 10 of 27 from 3-point range.
Several districts involving area high school basketball teams have seeded their district tournaments.
The Smith-Cotton Tigers used a balanced scoring attack to post a Senior Night victory over Clinton, 67-51, on Tuesday night in the S-C gym. The win kept S-C unbeaten in West Central Conference play.
The setup was the same, but the outcome was different.
The Sacred Heart girls basketball team cruised to a 57-24 win over Smithton Monday in the consolation round of the Kaysinger Conference Tournament at the Fred E. Davis Multipurpose Center.
Smith-Cotton had two chances in the final 10 seconds but could not connect, falling to Center 47-44 on Friday.
Windsor beat Cole Camp 51-48 on Thursday in Windsor.A 15-3 edge in the second quarter helped the Lady Greyhounds take a 40-30 lead after three and Windsor held on despite 18 fourth quarter points from the Bluebirds.
Sacred Heart beat Northwest 66-45 on Thursday in Kaysinger Conference girls basketball.The Gremlins jumped out to a 19-6 lead after one quarter and led 36-17 at halftime.
The State Fair Lady Roadrunners pulled away in the second half to beat St. Louis Community College 83-56 on Wednesday.
Libby Dove scored her 1,000th career point as part of a 26-point game as Green Ridge beat Smithton 68-44 on Tuesday.Samantha Unkel added 14 points and Katie Gibbs scored 12. for Green Ridge.
The Windsor girls basketball team played its second close game in as many days, this time pulling out a 50-48 win over Kaysinger rival La Monte on Tuesday.
The Northwest girls basketball team beat Lincoln 61-30 on Tuesday.