Parkview pulled away from Smith-Cotton to win 57-40 in the first round of the McDonald’s Classic on Thursday at Smith-Cotton.
The Lady Tigers jumped out to an early 80 lead before Parkview answered and led 14-10 after one quarter. It was 28-23 at halftime before Parkview opened up the lead with an 18-8 third quarter run.
Aubry Buckley scored 24 points for Parkview.
Brianna Pollitt led Smith-Cotton with 13. Abby Perkins had seven points and Kirby Lewellyn scored six.
Smith-Cotton will face Battle in the consolation semifinal at 6 p.m. Friday.
In other tournament scores, Hickman beat Southwest 77-1, Rolla beat KC Center 56-41 and Nixa beat Battle 50-39.