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Marv’s Sports Thursday 1/16/2020

THE FATIMA GIRLS TOURNAMENT PLAYED THEIR SEMI FINAL ROUND ON BOTH SIDES OF THE BRACKET AND IT WILL BE 5TH SEED AGAINST THE 3RD SEED FOR THE TITLE, THE 1 VS THE 7TH SEED PLAY FOR 3RD, WHILE THE 2ND AND 4TH PLAY FOR 5TH….NEEDLESS TO SAY, THE SEEDINGS DID NOT LIVE UP TO EXPECTATIONS IN THIS…

LAST NIGHT, 4TH SEED OWENSVILLE DEFEATED 8TH SEED IBERIA, 67-29…
FATIMA WAS A 50-37 WINNER OVER BELLE…
BLAIR OAKS KNOCKED OFF TOP SEED STEELVILLE 60-47, AND ST. JAMES BESTED LINN 41-29..

THE STAGE IS SET FOR THE TROPHEY GAMES AND IBERIA CAN IMPROVE ON THEIR SEEDING WITH A WIN OVER 6TH BELLE IN THE 7TH PLACE GAME FRIDAY NIGHT AT 7….
FRIDAY AT 5:30, THE 5TH PLACE GAME BETWEEN 4TH SEED OWENSVILLE AND 2ND SEED FATIMA TAKES TO THE HARDWOOD..
3RD PLACE GAME TIPS AT 4:30 ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND FEATURES NO. 1 SEED STEELVILLE AND THE 7TH SEEDED LINN LADY WILDCATS WHO STUNNED FATIMA IN THE OPENING ROUND…..3RD SEED ST. JAMES GETS 5TH SEED BLAIR OAKS FOR THE CHAMPIONSHIP AT 6 ON SATURDAY…

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ONE OF THE NATIONS PREMIER BASKETBALL TOURNAMENTS IS COMING TO THE JQH ARENA IN SPRINGFIELD TODAY, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY WITH THE BASS PRO TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS…..
THE 2020 VERSION TIPS THIS AFTERNOON WITH ST. LOUIS VASHON TAKING ON CHRIST THE KING OF NEW YORK.
AT 6, THE HOME TOWN KICKAPOO CHIEFS TAKE ON THE 2018 CHAMP, OAK HILL ACADEMY OF VIRGINIA…
AT 7:30, PAUL THE 6TH, ALSO FROM VIRGINIA, FACES THE GREENWOOD BLUEJAYS OF THE QUEEN CITY…GREENWOOD WON THE BLUE AND GOLD AND CURRENTLY SPORT A 12-1 RECORD…
THE LATE GAME TONIGHT HAS BOOKER T. WASHINGTON FROM OKLAHOMA TAKING ON GREESBORO DAY FROM NORTH CAROLINA AT 9……

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THE ST. JAMES TOURNAMENT TIPS NEXT MONDAY AT THE JOHN F. HODGE SCHOOL IN PHELPS COUNTY..
THE DEFENDING CHAMPS, BLAIR OAKS IS THE 1 SEED, AND ARE THE NO. 1 RANKED TEAM IN CLASS 3 IN MISSOURI…
SULLIVAN WAS SEEDED NO. 2, HOST ST. JAMES NO. 3, FATIMA NO. 4, WAYNESVILLE NO. 5, ROLLA NO. 6, SALEM NO. 7 AND LICKING NO. 8…..

IN FIRST-ROUND GAMES MONDAY, JAN. 20, FATIMA FACES WAYNESVILLE AT 6 P.M. WHILE BLAIR OAKS PLAYS LICKING AT 7:30 P.M. IN FIRST-ROUND GAMES TUESDAY, JAN. 21 ROLLA TAKES ON ST. JAMES AT 6 P.M. WHILE SULLIVAN MEETS SALEM AT 7:30 P.M.
CONSOLATION SEMI FINAL GAMES THURSDAY, JAN. 23,
FRIDAY, JAN. 24 THE SEVENTH-PLACE GAME IS SCHEDULED FOR 5 P.M., FOLLOWED BY THE WINNERS BRACKET SEMI FINALS….
SATURDAY, JAN. 25 HAS THE FIFTH-PLACE GAME AT 5 P.M., THE THIRD-PLACE GAME AT 6:30 P.M. AND THE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME AT 8 P.M.

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THE IBERIA BOYS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT IS COMING UP NEXT TUESDAY THRU FRIDAY AND THAT’S WHERE WE’LL SPEND OUR WEEK ON 97.9 FM…..
THE 6 TEAM ROUND ROBIN TOURNAMENT STARTS TUESDAY WITH GAMES FROM BOTH POOLS..
THE EARLY GAME AT 6 PITS 2ND SEED DIXON AND 3RD SEED VIENNA FROM THE “b” POOL…
THEN AT 7:30, THE 1 SEED AND HOST IBERIA RANGERS TANGLE WITH 4TH SEED RUSSELLVILLE….
WEDNESDAY, DIXON GETS THE IBERIA JV RANGERS IN TEH EARLY TILT, THE RANGERS PLAY TUSCUMBIA IN THE LATE ONE..
THURSDAY IT’S RUSSELLVILLE AND TUSCUMBIA IN THE EARLY GAME, VIENNA AND THE JV RANGERS PLAY AT 7:30..
3 GAMES FRDAY FOR THE HARDWARE STARTING AT 5…..

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THE MID JANUARY STATE BASKETBALL RANKINGS ARE OUT, THE 5TH OF THE SEASON, SELCECTED BY THE STATE’S HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL COACHES ASSOCIATION.

SOME OF THE GIRLS RANKINS HAVE:
Class 1
1 Walnut Grove
4 Wheatland
8 Eminence

Class 2
1 Tarkio w/ Fairfax
2 Miller
4 Hartville
5 Ellington
6 Tipton
8 Skyline
9 Blue Eye
10 Thayer

Class 3
1 Whitfield
2 Strafford
3 Clever
4 Licking
7 Southern Boone
10 South Calloway

Class 4
1 Incarnate Word Academy
2 West Plains
3 Rolla
4 Carl Junction
7 Nevada
8 Sullivan
9 Central (Park Hills)

Class 5
1 Jefferson City
2 Rock Bridge
9 Ozark
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SOME OF THE JAN. 14 STATE BOYS BASKETBALL RANKINGS:

Class 1
1 Dora
6 St. Elizabeth

Class 2
1 Greenwood
2 Hartville
4 Skyline
5 Crane

Class 3
1 Blair Oaks
2 Father Tolton

Class 4
1 Vashon
5 Nevada

Class 5
1 Chaminade
7 Kickapoo

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TODAY-MOSTLY A GIRLS NIGHT OUT….
SPRINGFIELD CENTRAL’S AT WAYNESVILLE….VARSITY TIP AROUND 7, IT’S ON 102.3 FM
PLATO’S AT CROCKER…..
ST. ELIZABETH AT DIXON, AN HOUR EARLY START AT 5:00, INSTEAD OF 6:00…
LAQUEY’S AT LICKING….
RICHLAND GOES TO NEWBURG…..

BOYS
HAS SALEM’S 9TH GRADERS AT WAYNESVILLE…..

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