Lady Lakers lose in districts, Versailles boys beat Cole Camp, Macks Creek girls move to 18-6 overall.

Local results from Tuesday, Feb. 21.


Rolla 51, Lady Lakers 43
A third-quarter explosion by Rolla spelled doom for the CHS girls' basketball team Tuesday night in the Class 5, District 10 tournament.

Leading 18-16 at halftime, the Lady Lakers were outscored 21-9 in the third quarter. Camdenton couldn't string together enough stops in the fourth quarter to mount a comeback attempt.

Whitney Snow and Alison Carter scored 12 apiece for Camdenton. Rolla's Andrea Zalis had 13 points and Jeni Steele scored 11.

Camdenton led by double digits in the second quarter before Rolla cut into the Lady Lakers' lead before halftime.

The Lady Lakers end the season 10-16 overall and 2-7 in the Ozark Conference. They lost their final four games, one of which was a 46-42 overtime loss at Rolla on Feb. 9.

One of the biggest upsets of any district tournament in the state occurred earlier in the night.  No. 4 seed Waynesville, which beat Lebanon 48-45 in Monday's play-in game, upset top seed and host West Plains 52-42.

The Lady Zizzers, who were ranked No. 7 in Class 5, end their season 23-4 overall. Waynesville (11-17) will play Rolla (14-13) at 6 p.m. Friday in West Plains for the district title.

Game summary
Camdenton 10 8 9 16   43
Rolla 5 11 21 14            51

Rolla scoring — Andrea Zalis 13, Jeni Steele 11, Shannon McCaul 9, Gabe Otte 8, Megan McCaul 8, Madison Collier 2

Camdenton scoring — Whitney Snow 12, Alison Carter 12, Cassie Hale 9, Abby Moulder 4, Emily Collum 4, Courtney Foulk 2

Class 5, District 10
Monday, Feb. 20
No. 4 Waynesville 48, No. 5 Lebanon 45

Tuesday, Feb. 21
Waynesville 52, No. 1 West Plains 42
No. 2 Rolla 51, No. 3 Camdenton 43

Friday, Feb. 24
Rolla vs. Waynesville, 6 p.m.


Tigers 86, Cole Camp 69
In an early district preview, the VHS boys' basketball team put up a big offensive night in a home win over Cole Camp.

Versailles improved to 8-15 overall. The Tigers conclude the regular season at home Friday night against Tipton.

Cole Camp, the No. 3 seed, and Versailles, the No. 6 seed, play Tuesday night Feb. 28 in the opening round of the Class 3, District 10 tournament at Versailles High School.

Eugene 63, Lady Tigers 50
A third-quarter run by Eugene prevented the Versailles Lady Tigers from springing a non-conference upset on the road.

Eugene, behind 28-26 at halftime, outscored Versailles 19-6 in the third quarter.

The Lady Tigers dropped to 9-14 overall. They lost their Nov. 30 season opener to Eugene 63-35.

Three Lady Tigers scored in double figures, led by 13 points from senior Chelsea Merriott. Sara Samson had five points and 14 rebounds.

Versailles finishes the regular season Thursday night at Cole Camp. The Lady Tigers beat Cole Camp 51-44 at the Stover Tournament in early January.

Game summary
Versailles 14 14 6 16    50
Eugene 11 15 19 18    63

Versailles scoring — Chelsea Merriott 13, Akrista Greer 11, Jessica Webb 11, Kayla Vansell 5, Sara Samson 5, Madisen Sherman 3, Chelsi Weicken 2

Macks Creek

Lady Pirates 62, Lakeland 41
Ali Carnahan scored 11 of her 15 points in the first quarter to get the Macks Creek Lady Pirates going in a home finale win over Lakeland. Macks Creek led 19-6 after the first quarter and 33-17 at halftime.

Miranda Collins added 12 points, Jenny Hellums scored 11 and Juli Hix had nine points and eight rebounds. Junior guard Krissa Willis had seven points and seven assists.

Macks Creek forced Lakeland into 28 turnovers while only committing 10 of its own.

Macks Creek shot 22-for-57 from the field to Lakeland's 13-for-46 effort. The Lady Pirates (18-6) conclude the regular season Friday night at Halfway.

Game summary
Lakeland 6 11 11 13           41
Macks Creek 19 14 15 14   62

Macks Creek scoring — Ali Carnahan 15, Miranda Collins 12, Jenny Hellums 11, Juli Hix 9, Krissa Willis 7, Miriah Collins 5, Sydnee Daugherty 3

Lakeland 52, Pirates 42
The Pirates couldn't find enough scoring to go with Cody Eidson's game-high 20 points and lost their home finale to Lakeland. Macks Creek senior Dalton Jones had 10 points.

The Pirates made 12 field goals and were 12-for-18 at the free throw line.

Macks Creek fell to 7-16 overall with the loss and plays at Halfway Friday night.

Macks Creek scoring — Cody Eidson 20, Dalton Jones 10, Tommy Willis 6, Takoda Eidson 4, Dustin Lutz 2