There are plenty of storylines in place when the Class 1-3 boys and girls basketball semifinals start up this Thursday with a total of 12-semifinal games being played in Columbia at Mizzou Arena and Hearnes Center.
Stanberry High School has a chance to make history. Their football team won the 8-man football championship by going undefeated this past fall. The boys basketball team is 29-0. Two more wins will make Stanberry the first high school in MSHSAA history to have it’s football and boys basketball team go undefeated in the same year.
The Bulldogs will play Glasgow, 8:20 on Thursday night at Hearnes Center.
Class 1 girls Walnut Grove and Class 2 girls Crane are both going for four-peats. Walnut Grove’s semifinal game at 3:20 against Naylor is a rematch of last year’s final. Crane’s semifinal game at 8:20 against Skyline is a rematch of the Class 1 final. The schedule and video breakdown of the weekend is below.
|Thursday’s Schedule (Hearnes Center)|
|12 Noon||C2 Boys||Semi #1||Bloomfield vs Iberia|
|1:40 p.m.||C2 Boys||Semi #2||Hartville vs Wellington|
|3:20 p.m.||C1 Girls||Semi #1||Naylor vs Walnut Grove|
|5:00 p.m.||C1 Girls||Semi #2||Glasgow vs Mound City|
|6:40 p.m.||C1 Boys||Semi #1||Gideon vs Walnut Grove|
|8:20 p.m.||C1 Boys||Semi #2||Glasgow vs Stanberry|
Jason West of MSHSAA shares great stories from the weekend
|Thursday’s Schedule (Mizzou Arena)|
|12 Noon||C3 Girls||Semi #1||Saxony Lutheran vs Southern Boon|
|1:40 p.m.||C3 Girls||Semi #2||Strafford vs St Pius X|
|3:20 p.m.||C3 Boys||Semi #1||Whitfield vs Father Tolton|
|5:00 p.m.||C3 Boys||Semi #2||Mountain Grove vs Barstow|
|6:40 p.m.||C2 Girls||Semi #1||Neelyville vs New Franklin|
|8:20 p.m.||C2 Girls||Semi #2||Crane vs Skyline|