Paige Peterson and Morgan Edwards each scored 15 points to lead for Lady Pirates in double figures as Boonville bounces back after a tough semifinal loss to claim third place in Class 3, with a 63-54 win over Buffalo.
The Bison were led by Morgan Henderson who played the whole game and led all scorers with 30 points, nine above her season average.
Boonville led from tip to the final horn, but couldn’t put Buffalo away. On three different occasions the Bison pulled to within three and even after the Lady Pirates increased their lead to 13, Buffalo responded closing to within 49-43 with 4:21 to go in the game.
Boonville shot 54% for the game compared to Buffalo’s 33%, but the Bison outrebounded Boonville 39-27.
The Lady Pirates end their season at 30-1, while Buffalo closes out their campaign 24-8.