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THE WAYNESVILLE WRESTLING LADY TIGERS WERE IN NIXA FOR DISTRICTS, AND IT WAS A PACKED FIELD WITH 54 SCHOOLS AND ONLY THE TOP 4 IN EACH WEIGHT CLASS ADVANCED..
THE LADY TIGERS HAVE A DISTRICT CHAMPION IN JASMINE DUNCAN AT 187 POUNDS..
DUNCAN WON A 3-0 DECISION OVER KYLIE MARTIN OF MARSHFIELD ON SATURDAY TO ADVANCE TO STATE…
ALSO, JUSTICE SEELEY WENT TO THE TITLE MATCH BEFORE LOSING TO KRISTEN BRUGEL OF SENACA…….

THE REST OF THE LADY TIGER WRESTLERS FELL IN EITHER THE CONSOLATION ROUND, OR ROUND 1 OF THE CHAMPIONSHIP BRACKET…
AR 103, JARA GRAY, AND KAYLIE FRITZ AT 135, MADE THE FIRST ROUND OF THE CHAMPIONSHIP BRACKET BEFORE LOSING OUT…..

STATE IS FEB. 20TH THRU THE 22ND AT THE MIZZOU ARENA….

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ON THE HARDWOOD……..
SATURDAY IN NEWBURG, THE FINALS OF THE 45TH ANNUAL NEWBURG GIRLS TOURNAMENT..

FIRST OFF, THERE WAS 1 SEMI FINAL THAT NEEDED TO GET DONE AFTER LAST WEEK’S WEATHER RE-ARRANGMENTS…
DIXON KNOCKED OFF LAQUEY, 69-33 TO ADVANCE TO THE 5TH PLACE GAME WHILE LAQUEY WENT TO THE 7TH PLACE TILT..THE LADY BULLDOGS GOT 40 POINTS FROM BROOK SINCLAIR AND 18 FROM IZZY THILTGEN…

THAT SET UP THE GAMES FOR THE HARDWARE.

LAQUEY BOUNCED BACK AND WON THE 7TH PLACE MATCH, 50-36 OVER BOURBON…..

DIXON WOULD WIN THE 5TH PLACE GAME OVER SPRINGFIELD RUSH, 64-45..
BROOK SINCLAIR ADDED 36 MORE TO HER SATURDAY TOTAL GIVING HER 76 POINTS ON SATURDAY..
AMY WADE ADDED 11…DIXON OUTSCORED RUSH 20-14 IN THE 1ST QUARTER, WON THE 2ND BY 3, AND WENT INTO THE LOCKER ROOM WITH A 30-21 ADVANTAGE..THE LADY BULLDOGS CAME OUT IN THE 3RD AND WON THAT BY 5, THEN WENT ON A 21-16 RUN IN THE 4TH TO SEAL IT FOR 5TH PLACE…

3RD PLACE GAME WENT TO THE CROCKER LADY LIONS WITH A 48-40 WIN OVER CUBA…
THE LADY LIONS LED 13-11 AFTER ONE, WENT ON AN 11-4 RUN IN THE 2ND AND LED 24-15 AT THE HALF, WENT UP BY 12 AT THE END OF THE 3RD, AND TRIED TO PUT THIS AWAY IN THE LAST 8 MINUTES BUT MISSED 13 FREE THROWS WHEN CUBA STARTED FOULING EARLY TRYING TO STOP THE CLOCK AND GET THE BALL BACK….
COACH RICH MUELLER SAID HE WAS PLEASED WITH THE WAY HIS LADY LIONS HELD ON AGAINST A GOOD TEAM, AND PLAYED CONSISTANT..HE JUST WISHED THEY WOULD HAVE MADE IT A LITTLE EASIER ON THEMSELVES BY HITTING THE FREE-BEES AND SOME EASY LAYUPS DOWN THE STRETCH…
SKYLAR LAYMAN LED ALL SCORERS WITH 26 AND WAS THE ONLY ONE IN DOUBLES..
CUBA HAD JANELL WRIGHT WITH 14…
CROCKER CAME IN SEEDED THIRD AND LEFT WITH THE 3RD PLACE PIECE OF HARDWARE….

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CHAMPIONSHIP GAME WENT TO TOP SEED STEELVILLE, OUTLASTING NEWBURG, 40-36 IN A DEFENSIVE TUG OF WAR…

ALL TOURNAMENT TEAM
MVP SIDNEY BOOKER- STEELVILLE
CLAIRE AFFOLTER- NEWBURG
BAILEY BROOKSHIRE- NEWBURG
ALLYSSA CHURCH-STEELVILLE
AUDREY WILLIAMS-CUBA
BROOKE SINCLAIR-DIXON
NAOMI PERKINS-STEELVILLE
SKYELER LAYMAN-CROCKER
MORGAN WALL-CROCKER
ABBY PETERSON-CUBA

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LEBANON 60-51 OVER WAYNESVILLE

THE WAYNESVILLE TIGERS LOST A 60-51 ROUGH BATTLE AT TEH BOS-MA-HALL IN LEBANON ON FRIDAY..
THE TIGERS WERE SEARCHING FOR THEIR THIRD CONFERENCE WIN OF THE SEASON BUT THAT DIDN’T HAPPEN..
THIS WAS CLOSE MOST OF THE GAME WITH THE JACKETS BUILDING UP A DOUBLE DIGIT LEAD IN THE 3RD QUARTER BEFORE THE TIGERS CAME BACK, CUT IT IN HALF IN THE 4TH, BUT SOME LAST MINUTE FOULS, TO INCLUDED A TECHNICAL THWARTED THE TIGERS CHANCE AT A COME FROM BEHIND VICTORY..
WAYNESVILLE HAD NO DEFENSIVE ANSWER FOR QUENTON SHELTON OF THE JACKETS WHO POURED IN 34 POINTS.
THE TIGERS WERE A LITTLE MORE BALANCED WITH MIKE LEWIS HITTING FOR 12, XAY McARTHUR, AND JAYDEN SMITH ADDED 10 EACH….

LEBANON COACH BILL BROWN SAID THE REF’S ALMOST LET THIS GET OUT OF HAND…

THE TIGERS FACE THE BULLDOGS IN ROLLA ON TUESDAY NIGHT AND WILL BRING IN A 2-2 OVERALL CONFERENCE MARK..

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FRIDAY IN THE FRISCO…..

IBERIA 90-52 OVER CROCKER..

THE IBERIA RANGERS MADE THEIR SHORT 9 MILE JAUNT SOUTH TO CROCKER ON FRIDAY AND TURBO CLOCKED THE LIONS, 90-52…
WITH THE LARGE LEAD, COACH NICK VOSS GOT THE CHANCE TO CLEAR THE BENCH AND 10 DIFFERENT RANGERS PUT POINTS ON TEH BOARD…..

ZACH VOSS LED THE RANGERS WITH 27, EASTON BLANKENSHIP AND ISAAC LAWSON EACH ADDED 11 WHILE GABE PLEMMONS TOSSED DOWN 10…..
IBERIA IMPROVES TO 15-4 OVERALL, AND NOW THEY’RE 4-0 IN THE FRISCO….

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LICKING 66-64 OVER DIXON

THE HOME COOKIN’ AT THE SHERMAN HILL FIELDHOUSE IN LICKING TASTED GOOD FRIDAY WHEN DIXON CAME TO TOWN AND THE HOME TOWN WILDCATS SQUEEZED OUT A 66-64 CONFERENCE WIN…
TIED AT 16 AFTER ONE QUARTER, LICKING MORE THAN DOUBLED UP DIXON IN THE 2ND QUARTER OUTSCORING THE BULLDOGS, 19-8, AND THAT WOULD END UP BEING DIXON’S ACHILLES HEEL.
THEY OUTSCORED LICKING 38-31 IN TEH 2ND HALF AFTER A 26-17 ADVANTAGE IN THE 4TH, BUT DID NOT ERASE THAT 2ND QUARTER SKID…..
Trey Holzer FINISHED WITH 30 points FOR DIXON including 4-3’s, Will Shelton ADDED 18 FOR THE BULLDOGS….
COACH STEVE SCHOLFIELD OF DIXON SAID “Hit a slow spot in the 2nd quarter & never could quite recover.”
DIXON IS 9-9, 2-2 IN THE FRISCO

THE SCHOOL DISTRICT WILL OPEN THEIR NEW GYM TONIGHT WITH THE GIRLS HOSTING CONWAY, WHILE THE
BOYS PLAY THEIR 1ST HOME GAME ON TUESDAY VS LAQUEY…..

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LAQUEY 52-40 OVER STOUTLAND

IT WAS HOMECOMING IN LAQUEY FRIDAY AND THE HORNETS DID NOT DISAPPOINT, COMING AWAY WITH A 52-40 WIN OVER STOUTLAND….
COACH DUSTIN MATLOCK OF LAQUEY SAID “Kids played with a ton of energy and passion. Had very balance scoring offensively, and done a great job sticking to the game plan defensively. Very proud of how the boys played tonight.”
JASON YOUNG LED THE HORNETS WITH 17, MICHAEL FLESHUTE ADDED 10, BOTH JAYDEN BELL AND GAUGE FLESHUTE WERE A BASKET AWAY FROM DOUBLES….
MASON JOHNSON LED THE TIGERS WITH 19, ZANE HODGES ADDED 14..
LAQUEY GOES TO CALVARY LUTHERAN MONDAY FOR A MAKE UP GAME.

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RICHLAND 66-59 OVER PLATO

IT WENT TO OVERTIME BEFORE THE RICHLAND BEARS WERE ABLE TO NOTCH THEIR 15TH STRAIGHT VICTORY WITH A 66-59 WIN OVER PLATO IN TEXAS COUNTY…..
RICHLAND LED BY 5 AFTER ONE, PLATO WENT ON A 26-6 RUN IN THE 2ND BEFORE RICHLAND OUTSCORED THE EAGLES 15-8 IN THE 3RD, AND 18-10 IN THE 4TH TO TIE IT UP, THEN OUTSCORED PLATO 8-1 IN THE OT PERIOD FOR THE 7 POINT WIN.
ETHAN FAGRE POURED IN 40 FOR THE BEARS.
PLATO HAD GRADY TODD WITH 31 POINTS AND 16 REBOUNDS, LEVI JOHNSON ADDED 12….
COACH MIKE PHILLIPS SAID “Friday night was tough. We had a big lead at halftime, but turnovers showed up and we couldn’t hold on to the ball or the lead in the second half. It was an exciting game, but we struggle in close games sometimes and if you don’t take care of the ball, you lose those games.
THE BEARS IMPROVE TO 17-2 AND HOLD ONTO A NO. 10 RANKING IN STATE…..

SATURDAY, PLATO BEAT MARIONVILLE 64-56 AT THE HALL OF FAME SHOOTOUT IN SPRINGFIELD..
COACH PHILLIPS SAID ” we started off a little slow, but in the second half the defense was able to slow down Marionville’s best shooter. With our defense concentrating on him, the other guys weren’t able to produce and we were able to get the lead and hold on. Free throw’s had a lot to do with the outcome of the game. Levi and Grady went 10/12 which helped us pull out the W.

A FEW OTHER SCORES FROM THE SHOOTOUT..
EAST BUCHANAN BEAT LICKING, 49-45..
THE LADY WILDCATS LOST TO BLUE EYE, 50-41…..

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NEWBURG 77-63 OVER CUBA

A NON CONFERENCE TILT FRIDAY SAW NEWBURG SPOIL HOMECOMING AT CUBA WITH A 77-63 ROAD TRIP VICTORY….HUNTER MENTOLA LED NEWBURG WITH 25..JARED LOTT ADDED 15 AND GABE KILLION DROPPED IN 13..
THE WOLVES LEAD BY 3 AFTER ONE, BUT TRAILED BY 2, 35-33 AT TEH HALF….NEWBURG GRABBED A 19-13 ADVANTAGE IN THE 3RD TO LEAD BY 3 HEADING INTO THE LAST 8 MINUTES, OUTSCORED THE WILDCATS 25-15 AND SEALED THE DEAL….

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THE SOUTHWEST MISSOURI SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS WERE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY IN SPRINGFIELD AND YOU DIDN’T HAVE TO LOOK TOO FAR TO FIND A CHAMPION….THEY CAME FROM THE HOST CITY…THE KICKAPOO LADY CHIEFS CELEBRATED A TEAM TITLE PLACING AT LEAST 1 SWIMMER OR TEAM IN THE TOP 3 OF 4 DIFFERENT EVENTS, RACKED UP 415 POINTS, AHEAD OF 2ND PLACE GLENDALE WHO NOTCHED 345 POINTS..CARL JUNCTION WAS 3RD WITH 256 1/2 POINTS..NIXA WAS 4TH AND LOGAN ROGERSVILLE 5TH…..
THE WAYNESVILLE LADY TIGERS WERE ONE OF ON THE MANY PROGRAMS THAT PARTICIPATED….

KICKAPOO’S TITLE ON SATURDAY ADDS TO THEIR TITLE SEASON SO FAR AFTER PREVIOUSLY WINNING THE OZARK CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP JUST A FEW WEEKS BACK.
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