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STOVER ROLLED INTO CROCKER FOR BOYS AND GIRLS HOOPS ..

LADY LIONS HELD STOVER TO JUST 8 POINTS IN THE FIRST HALF, AND RODE OUT WITH A 38-22 VICTORY, LED BY MEGAN BECKER AND SKYLAR LAYMAN WITH 13 EACH…..

IN THE BOYS GAME, STOVER ROLLS OUT OF TOWN WITH A 3 POINT SQUEEKER, 45-42…

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DIXON HIT THE ROAD TO STEELVILLE FOR THEIR DOUBLE DIP AND CAME HOME WITH 2 LOSSES..

IN THE GIRLS TILT, STEELVILLE JUMPED OUT TO A 13-8 LEAD AFTER ONE, UPPED IT TO 36-18 AT THE HALF, DOUBLEING UP THE LADY BULLDOGS AND THEY COULD NOT CLIMB BACK AND DROPPED THEIR OPENER, 76-41..

BROOK SINCLAIR LED DIXON WITH 28….

IN THE BOYS GAME, MORE OF THE SAME…STEELVILLE LEADS 18-7 AFTER ONE, 43-25 AT THE HALF AND HELD OFF DIXON IN THE 2ND HALF….CLAYTON SINDEN HAD 16, TREY HOLZER ADDED 15..

COACH STEVE SCHOLFIELD SAID, “Got outplayed in every part of the game. Going to have to have a much effort if we are going to be able to compete with good teams like Steelville.”

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LAQUEY HIT THE ROAD TO CLIMAX SPRINGS AND THE COUGARS TAMED THE HORNETS IN BOTH GAMES OF THE DOUBLE DIP…..IS ALSO ON THE ROAD TO CLIMAX SPRINGS…..

THE LADY HORNETS FELL BEHIND 32-11 BY HALF TIME, AND THE LADY COUGARS DIDN’T LET UP AND PUT UP A 58-30 VICTORY…..BRIAR SAYER LED LAQUEY WITH 17….

LAQUEY WILL BE BACK IN ACTION SATURDAY @ 12:00 VS PLATO IN THE FRISCO LEAGUE TOURNAMENT AS THE TWO TIP OFF THE 26 GAME TOURNAMENT AT LAQUEY…..

THE HORNETS, STILL PUTTING A TEAM TOGETHER SINCE THE SOCCER SEASON ENDED ABOUT A WEEK AGO ONLY PUT UP 22 POINTS AND DROPPED THEIR OPENER 56-22 TO THE COUGARS.

CLIMAX SPRINGS DEFENSE KEPT ALL THE HORNETS SHY OF DOUBLES…JASON YOUNG LED LAQUEY WITH 8….

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A DISTRICT PREVIEW AND AN EARLY BATTLE BETWEEN 2 OF THE STATE’S TOP 10 TEAMS IN CLASS 3 WENT DOWN IN ST. JAMES LAST NIGHT AS THE 6TH RANKED LADY TIGERS HOSTED THE 2ND RANKED LADY WILDCATS OF LICKING AND THE TEXAS COUNTY CATS CAME OUT ON TOP 55-44…..ST. JAMES JUMPED OUT TO A DOUBLE DIGIT LEAD BUT LICKING CUT THE DEFICIT TO 6, TRAILING 25-19 AT THE HALF, THEY SOPHOMORE KYLIE TAYLOR DRAINED 6 TREY’S IN A ROW IN THE 3RD, THE LADY CATS OUT SCORED ST. JAMES 23-4 IN THE 3RD AND RODE HOME A WINNER…

KYLIE TAYLOR FINISHED WITH 23 POINTS, KARLEE HOLLAND ADDED 15.

HANNAH MARCEE SCORED 15 AND CAMMIE BULLOCK ADDED 11 FOR ST JAMES.

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THE NORWOOD PIRATES WENT TO PLATO AND SPOILED THE HOME COOKIN’ IN A 65-54 VICTORY OVER THE EAGLES..

NORWOOD LED BY 2 AFTER ONE, BUT PLATO TOOK CONTROL BY HALF TIME 33-28….THE THIRD QUARTER WAS THE DIFFERENCE WHEN THE PIRATES WENT ON A 21-9 RUN AND CLIPPED THE EAGLES WINGS BY 11..

ANOTHER BIG NIGHT FOR GRADY TODD…..20 POINTS, 21 REBOUNDS, AND 3 BLOCKS…

LEVI JOHNSON ADDED 14, A.J. RODTS TOSSED DOWN 10…

NORWOOD’S GARRETT DaVAULT TOOSED DOWN 36……

NORWOOD IS 2-0, PLATO GOES TO 1-1….

PALTO COACH MIKE PHILLIPS SAID “We turned the ball over too many times in a low possession game. We got in foul trouble tonight, which we can’t do when we don’t play very many kids. We will get better on defense, I just hope we learn to value the ball more on offense.

2 tough games to start the season will hopefully get us ready for the conference tournament next week.

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THE OZARK CONFERENCE AND MEDIA ALL DISTRICT TEAMS ARE RELEASED TODAY…..

FIRST, LETS GET THE TIGERS WHO MADE THE ALL OZARK CONFERENCE TEAM…

10 SCHOOLS MAKE UP THE CONFERENCE, AND 4 OF THOSE FINISHED THE SEASON IN THE TOP 10 IN THE RANKINGS.

FROM WAYNESVILLE, SHEEN BUTLER LAWSON WAS A FIRST TEAM RUNNING BACK, AND CENTER, GAVIN KA’AWPA WERE 1ST TEAM OFFENSE…..DEFENSIVE BACK KEVIN POINSETTE WAS A UNANIMOUS 1ST TEAMER….

2ND TEAM OFFENSE FOR THE TIGERS, WIDE RECEIVER JAYLEN ANDREWS…2ND TEAM DEFENSE, MAURICE FIAME…

THE ALL DISTRICT TEAM FROM THE CENTRAL ASSOCIATION OF THE MISSOURI SPORTSWRITERS AND SPORTSCASTERS WAS EASIER TO MAKE SINCE THERE ARE ONLY 3 CLASS 5 TEAMS IN THE CENTRAL ASSOCIATION…

ONLY 1 TEAM WAS SELECTED…

FROM TIGER TOWN….

ALL PURPOSE……ERIC RICHARDSON…

ALL DISTRICT RUNNING BACK-SHEEN BUTLER-LAWSON

WIDE RECEIVER-JALEN ANDREWS

LINEMEN-THE TIGERS HAD 3…

CENTER, GAVIN KA’AWPA (KAH-VAH-PAH)

CHARLES WILLINGHAM, AND

JACOB YORK

KICKER

AARON CHOI, 5-9

DEFENSE

LINEMEN

JASHAWN MABRY LILES, A FRESHMAN ALONG WITH

DEVON SMITH…

LINEBACKERS…AGAIN, THE TIGERS HAD 3…

DERON ANDERSON

MAURICE FIAME

IAN WILLIAMS

SECONDARY

A.J. MARTIN AND

KEVIN POINSETTE

PUNTER

AARON CHOI

COACH OF THE YEAR

JOE HAYNES, WAYNESVILLE

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TODAY A VISIT TO LICKING AND WE START WITH THE 2ND RANKED TEAM IN CLASS 3, THE LADY WILDCATS WHO BRING THE TOP SEED INTO THE CONFERENCE TOURNAMENT AND COACH STEVE RISSLER IS GETTING USED TO THIS.



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THE LADY WILDCATS COACH SAID THEY LOST SOME TO GRADUATION FROM A FINAL 4 TEAM.



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THE LICKING COACH SAID HE HAS SOME GOOD ONE COMING BACK IN STARTING ROLES.



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THE COACH WAS NOT SURE ON THEIR 5TH STARTER EARLY ON, BUT COACH STEVE RISSLER HAS MADE THE DECISION TO GO WITH A FRESHMAN GUARD WITH SOME SIZE…



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AGAIN, THE LADY CATS ARE 1-0 AFTER THEIR WIN OVER ST. JAMES LAST NIGHT AND CARRY THE TOP SEED INTO THE TOURNAMENT AND MEET SATURDAY’S PIG TAIL WINNER NEXT MONDAY…

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THE WILDCATS HAVE A NEW COACH THIS YEAR IN JESS ROSS WHO TAKES OVER THE REIGNS OF A TEAM THAT LOST A BUNCH TO GRADUATION…

COACH ROSS COMES TO TEXAS COUNTY FROM ARKANSAS…..



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COACH JESS ROSS SAID THE CHEMISTRY ON THE WILDCATS WILL BE A LOT DIFFERENT THAN LAST YEAR.



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THE NEW LICKING COACH IS HAPPY WITH THE 4TH SEED, CONSIDERING HE KNOWS LITTLE ABOUT THE LEAGUE..



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THE GOALS FOR LICKING COACH JESS ROSS ARE THE SAME AS MANY OTHERS….



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THE CATS PLAY ON SATURDAY WITH THE 4TH SEED, THEY GET 5TH SEED NEWBURG AT 4:30…

THEY’LL COME IN AT 1-0

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