The Smith-Cotton boys and girls basketball teams each drew the No. 5 seed for the Class 5, District 9 tournament beginning March 3 at Rock Bridge High School in Columbia.
The Tigers will face No. 4 Camdenton at 6 p.m. March 3. The winner of that game will face No. 1 seed Hickman. On the other side of the bracket,Rock Bridge will face Jefferson City.
The Lady Tigers will face Jefferson City at 7:30 p.m. March 3. The winner of that game will face No. 1 seed Rock Bridge. Hickman will face Camdenton on the other side of the bracket.
Cole Camp 75, Smithton 67
Tanner Oelrichs scored 38 points Friday night, and the Cole Camp Bluebirds beat Smithton 75-67 in a Kaysinger Conference boys basketball game at Cole Camp High School.
Alex Pritzel added 14 points, and Connor Balke had 13 for the Bluebirds who improved to 11-14 overall and 6-2 in conference.
No Smithton statistics were reported. The Tigers fell to 18-7 overall and 6-3.
Stover 66, Climax Springs 56
The Stover Bulldogs ended the regular season on a winning note Friday night at Stover High School.
The Bulldogs beat Climax Springs 66-56 in a nonconference boys basketball game.
Garrett Goetze paced Stover (9-16) with 25 points, Brock Nolting had 22 and Jordan French 11.
Chase Wallace scored a game-high 31 points for Climax Springs.
Warsaw 71, Southern Boone 64
Randall Sherman passed the 1,500 career points mark Friday night, and the Warsaw Wildcats beat Southern Boone 71-64 in Tri-County Conference boys basketball game at Warsaw High School.
The junior scored 28 points to bring his career total to 1,523.
Joey Cooner added 16 points, and Bailey Jelinek had 11.
Southern Boone led 12-10 after one quarter, but the Wildcats (14-11 overall, 3-4 Tri-County) rallied to take a 31-22 lead into intermission. Warsaw led 44-38 going into the fourth quarter.
Sweet Springs 72, Slater 51
Jacob Schowengerdt scored 31 points and had five assists Friday night, and the Sweet Springs Greyhounds beat Slater 72-51 in a nonconference boys basketball game at Sweet Springs.
Andrew Krause added 18 points, and Jeffery Hall had 14 points and a team-high 12 rebounds.
Sweet Springs (18-6) held quarter leads of 19-6, 40-18 and 61-38.
Cole Camp 53, Smithton 37
The Cole Camp Lady Bluebirds started each half strong Friday night, and they beat Smithton 53-37 in a Kaysinger Conference girls basketball game at Cole Camp.
The Lady Bluebirds led 17-6 after one quarter and 33-22 at halftime. They outscored Smithton 12-7 in the third.
Kaleena Logan paced Cole Camp (16-7 overall, 6-3 Kaysinger) with 18 points, and Harper Schroeder had 11.
Smithton (8-13, 5-4) didn’t report any statistics.
Otterville 53, Higbee 50
The Otterville Lady Eagles held on Friday night to beat Higbee 53-50 in a CCAA girls basketball game in Otterville.
Otterville (9-19 overall, 2-4 CCAA) made a key free throw in the closing seconds, and Higbee missed a 25-foot shot at the buzzer that would have tied the score.
No Otterville statistics were reported.
Southern Boone 53, Warsaw 24
Southern Boone jumped out to a 10-point lead in the first quarter and rolled to a 53-24 win over Warsaw in a Tri-County Conference girls basketball game Friday night at Warsaw High School.
Southern Boone held quarter leads of 14-9, 33-12 and 49-17.
Kylie McRoberts paced Warsaw (2-21 overall, 0-7 Tri-County) with six points.
Southern Boone won the JV game 46-8.