Southwest Wildcats split quarterfinals at Keytesville Tournament

The top-seeded Southwest Lady Wildcats got back into the win column on Tuesday night, winning in the quarterfinal round of the 57th annual Keytesville Tournament, 64-29 over Brunswick.  The victory sends Southwest into the semifinals, and a 7 o’clock date with Prairie Home on Thursday night.  Prairie Home, the #5 seed, pulled off the mild upset over Bunceton on Tuesday night, 54-37.

On the boys side from Keytesville, the Southwest Livingston Wildcats came up short against #3 seed Keytesville, falling to the hosts, 59-45.  Second-seeded Prairie Home blasted Bunceton, 66-27.

Here is the upcoming schedule at the Keytesville Tournament:

WEDNESDAY (Semifinals):

Girls Consolation : Bevier vs. Keytesville – 4:30 PM

Boys Consolation : Norborne vs. Bevier – 5:45 PM

Girls Championship : Higbee vs. Norborne – 7:00 PM

Boys Championship : Higbee vs. Brunswick – 8:15 PM

THURSDAY (Semifinals):

Girls Consolation : Brunswick vs. Bunceton – 4:30 PM

Boys Consolation : Bunceton vs. Southwest Livingston – 5:45 PM

Girls Championship : Southwest Livingston vs. Prairie Home – 7:00 PM

Boys Championship : Prairie Home vs. Keytesville – 8:15 PM


The Stanberry girls and boys are safely into the King City semifinals, after a pair of dominant performances on Tuesday night.  The top-seeded Lady Bulldogs throttled Maysville, 57-18, while the #3 ranked (MBCA Class 2) Stanberry boys took a 77-21 victory over DeKalb.  The DeKalb girls salvaged one-half of the night for the Tigers, beating South Holt, 51-36, while the South Holt boys, in the most competitive game from Tuesday night, slipped by Maysville, 60-53.

Here is the upcoming schedule from the King City Tournament:

WEDNESDAY (Consolation Semifinals):

Maysville girls vs. Stewartsville – 4:30 PM

Albany boys vs. King City – 6:00 PM

Albany girls vs. South Holt – 7:30 PM

DeKalb boys vs. Maysville – 9:00 PM

THURSDAY (Championship Semifinals):

Stanberry girls vs. North Andrew – 4:30 PM

North Andrew boys vs. Stewartsville – 6:00 PM

King City girls vs. DeKalb – 7:30 PM

Stanberry boys vs. South Holt – 9:00 PM


In other final scores from Tuesday night, Palmyra swept Brookfield in the Clarence Cannon Conference, winning the girls game 64-46 and the boys contest 66-33.  Green City, in the Tri-County Conference, took a pair of wins from Brashear, with the Lady Gophers victorious 75-42, followed by a 53-29 Gopher triumph.  LaPlata swept Novinger, winning 56-37 in the girls and 53-48 in a tighter boys game.

The Winston Redbirds moved to 17-0 on the season, pulling away from a two-point lead over St. Joseph Christian at halftime to defeat the Lions, 63-29.  Craig Lewis led the Class 1 #1 ranked team in the state with 28 points, with Griffen Harris scoring 18, and Jacob Lewis 14.