Sacred Heart sucessfully defended its district title with a 76-53 win over Sweet Springs on Friday at Crest Ridge.
The Gremlins (27-0) led 14-8 after one quarter and extended the lead to 37-24 at the half when Kolin Brace beat the buzzer with a 3-pointer.
Stefan Cox had 29 points to lead Sacred Heart. Chase Lyles scored 18 and Garrett Strange and Jimmy Villalobos each added 10.
Jacob Schowengerdt led Sweet Springs with 23 points. Jeffery Hall had 14.
Sacred Heart will play in the sectional Wednesday at Clinton against either Osceola or Skyline.
Windsor 44, Santa Fe 42
Windsor held off Santa Fe in the final minute to win 44-42 in the Class 2, District 14 girls final.
Windsor was down nine in the second quarter before Bailey Rollins hit three 3-pointers and converted a 4-point play.
She finished with 15 points in the game. Shelby Williams had 13 points and 15 rebounds. Haley Crouch had 11 points.
Windsor will face the winner of Adrian and Skyline in the sectional on Wednesday at Clinton.
Class 2, District 14
Sweet Springs 90, Green Ridge 69
Sweet Springs scored 25 in the first and 22 more in the second to beat Green Ridge in the district semifinal 90-69 on Thursday at Crest Ridge.
The Greyhounds led 47-31 at the half and extended that lead with a 21-11 run in the third quarter.
Jacob Schowengedt scored 35 points, shooting 12 of 18 from the field and 9 of 13 from the free throw line. Nathan Vogelsmeier added 23 points on a 9 for 9 shooting performance, hitting 8 of 8 from 3-point range. Jeffery Hall scored 18 points and Andrew Krause added 14.
Hall pulled down 10 rebounds while Vogelsmeier grabbed eight.
Class 3, District 14
Summit Christian 56, Knob Noster 49
Knob Noster fell to Summit Christian 56-49 in the district semifinal on Thursday.
Summit Christian jumped out to an early 16-9 lead and led26-23 at the half and 41-36 after three quarters.
“Their press controlled the tempo early and forced us into quick shots,” said Panthers coach Adam Easterwood. “I am proud of the way we responded to adversity and competed. We had it tied with three minutes to go and Summit was able to knock down a couple of perimeter jump shots late which we were unable to answer. We have a great young group of men who left everything out on the court and carried themselves with dignity.”
Garnett Williams had 14 points and four assists for the Panthers. David Barton had 11 points and nine rebounds.
The Panthers finish the season 23 – 4.