Eldon comes up short against Hallsville, Camdenton outlasts Lebanon, Osage edges out California and Versailles falls to Blair Oaks
Eldon comes up short against Hallsville
Eldon took on Hallsville Monday night in the home finale and the Mustangs came up a few points short in a 56-45 loss to the Indians.
Kayleigh Fike led Eldon with 13 points, Caroline Beckmann added 11 points and nine rebounds and Lauren Imler finished the night with eight points of her own.
Eldon (5-17, 1-5 Tri-County Conference) will visit rival Osage on Thursday night at Heritage Gymnasium. Tipoff is scheduled for 6 p.m.
Camdenton outlasts Lebanon
Camdenton visited Highway 5 rival Lebanon Monday night and the Lakers were able to outpace the Yellowjackets 82-78.
Camdenton (15-8, 4-4 Ozark Conference) will visit Marshfield on Thursday at 5 p.m.
Osage girls' basketball edges out California
Osage was on the road at California Monday night and the Indians left the building with a 50-48 win over the Pintos.
After a 12-game win streak was interrupted by a a 48-39 loss at Helias on February 6, the Indians responded well.
"This was a very strange game for us. It was a game we had to have to keep our conference hopes alive, but we came out and California was the better team in the first quarter," Osage coach Scott Rowland said. "I felt that we got sped up and were playing too fast, trying to do too much, and California took us out of everything we wanted to do."
The Indians trailed 28-20 at halftime and 10 points after the third quarter, but finished strong by outscoring the Pintos 16-4 in the final frame.
"To say that the girls stayed the course and played hard in the fourth is an understatement. It was one of the best comebacks I have ever been a part of," Rowland noted.
The game was tied at 48 with 1:15 left and Rowland said the plan was to hold for the last shot as he called a timeout for the last set. The finish could not have been much better as Osage handled California's trapping pressure and a pass from senior Payton Good found fellow senior Kerrigan Gamm who knocked down a 12-footer with 3.6 seconds left.
"This is definitely one the Lady Indians will not forget soon," Rowland added.
Gamm led Osage with 22 points, Carson Wood put up 18 points and nine rebounds and Sara Wolf added eight points respectively.
Osage (18-3, 5-0 Tri-County Conference) hosts rival Eldon on Thursday at Heritage Gymnasium for a game at 6 p.m.
Versailles falls to Blair Oaks
Versailles hosted Blair Oaks on Monday and the Tigers had a tough night against the Falcons, falling 77-20.
Versailles (0-23, 0-6 Tri-County Conference) will take a trip to Hallsville on Thursday at 6 p.m.