Camdenton defeats Springfield Central

Camdenton hosted future Ozark Conference foe Springfield Central on Thursday night and it was a good night for the Lakers as they walked away with a 76-51 win.

“We did a great job of not only handling the ball, but making smart decisions and taking care of it,” Camdenton coach Staci Caffey said. “We shot 53 percent from the field and our defense did a great job of creating offensive opportunities.”

Coley Rezabek knocked down 24 points to lead the Lakers while Abbie Miller added 12, Natalie Basham contributed 11 in her first game back from injury and Kylie Meier finished with 10.

Camdenton (7-4) is scheduled to host West Plains on Monday and will visit Joplin on Thursday at 7 p.m.

Eldon takes fifth in Tri-County Conference Tournament

Eldon went to battle on the hardwood with Warsaw Thursday night in the fifth place game of the Tri-County Conference Tournament at Osage and the Mustangs came away with a 60-31 win. 

Macie Halderman paced Eldon once again with 16 points while Hailey Clifton chipped in 15 and Camri Bond added eight points respectively.   Eldon improves to 4-10 with the win and the Mustangs will visit El Dorado Springs on January 13 at 4 p.m.   Versailles comes up short in battle with Hallsville   Versailles wrapped up its portion of the Tri-County Conference Tournament with a contest against Hallsville for the seventh place game and the Tigers came up short in a 56-38 loss to the Indians.    Bri Hendrix led the Tigers with 18 points, Carrie Hoffa finished with 10 and Kylie Viebrock contributed six respectively.

"I feel like we got better each game as the tournament went on," Versailles coach Tim Spiers said. "We competed better and accomplished more of the things we are trying to do. We are still very much a work in progress."

Versailles falls to 0-10 with the loss and the Tigers will look to get back on the right track when they host Iberia on Monday at 6 p.m.