Versailles falls to Hallsville, Macks Creek stumbles against Halfway, Camdenton tops Rolla, Osage beats Hallsville and Climax Springs cruises by Niangua
Versailles falls to Hallsville
Versailles visited Hallsville Monday night and the Tigers fell to the Indians 77-70.
Coby Williams led Versailles with 26 points, Wyatt Espinosa added 13, Brayden Morrison put in 10 and Quinn Randall finished the night with eight.
Versailles (9-14, 1-6 Tri-County Conference) was scheduled to host Eldon on Wednesday to wrap up the regular season and the Tigers will enter district tournament play as the third seed against Butler on Monday at 8:15 p.m., in Clinton.
Macks Creek stumbles against Halfway
Macks Creek hosted Halfway Tuesday night and it was a tough game for the Pirates as they fell to the Cardinals 75-37.
Oscar Cortez led Macks Creek with 10 points and Cole Register, Hunter Lane and Zane Whitworth all had seven points each.
Macks Creek (13-11, 4-4 Polk County League) will finish up the regular season against Calvary Lutheran on Friday at 7 p.m.
Camdenton tops Rolla
The Camdenton boys' basketball team visited Rolla Tuesday night for an Ozark Conference matchup and the Lakers came home with an 84-67 win.
Paxton DeLaurent put up 31 points to lead the Lakers, Kelton Virtue finished with a double-double featuring 17 points and 14 rebounds, Brandon Pasley recorded 12 points, Keegan Ford added 10 and T.J. Anderson ended with nine. The Lakers also shot 81 percent as a team from the free throw line.
"We had a really good game against Rolla," Camdenton coach Craig Campbell said. "It was a very physical game, but we were able to overcome the physicalness and out-rebound them by 15 on the night."
Camdenton (13-11, 2-5 Ozark Conference) hosts Hillcrest on Friday at 4:30 p.m.
Osage splits with Hallsville and Blair Oaks
Osage visited Hallsville Tuesday night and the Indians came home with a 76-62 win over the Indians.
Trey Rassenfoss had a career night for Osage leading the team with 30 points and 10 rebounds for a double-double that also featured six 3-pointers. Dalton Depeé added 17 points to go with eight assists and seven rebounds and Logan Havner dropped 14 points of his own.
The Indians went on to face Blair Oaks Wednesday night and the night did not go as smoothly with a 64-43 defeat.
Depeé and Parker Jett paced Osage with eight points each while Dylan Long finished with seven respectively.
Osage (6-17, 2-4 Tri-County Conference) will play host to rival Eldon on Thursday at Heritage Gymnasium. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.
Climax Springs cruises by Niangua
Climax Springs took on Niangua in the regular season finale on Tuesday and it was a good finish for the Cougars as they came away with a 68-32 win.
Jake Reed led the Cougars with 22 points in the final home game of his career and Elias Duncan put up a career high 10 points.
"Overall it was a really good team win. Our guards put a lot of pressure on them and we turned them over 20-plus times," Climax Springs coach James Butterfield said. "I thought we finished the season strong winning our last two games and we are looking forward to districts."
Climax Springs (11-12) will begin district tournament play as the fourth seed against No. 5 Hermitage on Tuesday at 6 p.m., in Weaubleau.