Versailles outshoots Smithton, Osage falls at Iberia and Climax Springs takes down Wheatland
Versailles outshoots Smithton
Versailles was just a bucket away from the century mark on Tuesday night in a 98-70 win over Smithton.
The Tigers seemingly had control the entire night as they outscored their opponent in each quarter and enjoyed a 42-35 lead at the break.
Coby Williams led Versailles with 32 points while also dishing out eight assists and collecting six rebounds to go with four steals. Brayden Morrison dropped 15 points for the Tigers, Austin Zolecki added 10 and both Seth Newton and Mikhail Gulyayev finished with eight points each.
Versailles (2-3) visits Smith-Cotton in Sedalia on December 19 at 5 p.m.
Osage falls at Iberia
Osage visited Iberia Tuesday night and came home with a 68-38 loss to the Rangers.
"The game started off where we wanted it in a pace of how we wanted to play," Osage coach Aaron Shockley noted. "We knew coming in that they were a team that had the ability to create a lot of turnovers with their pressure defense and for the first half we handled it. In the second half Iberia was able to go on a run that was too much for us to recover from."
Dylan Long led Osage with 13 points, Paven Clark added six and both Drew Edwards and Logan Havner finished with four points while Havner also collected 10 rebounds.
Osage (0-5) hosts Richland on Friday at 6 p.m.
Climax Springs takes down Wheatland
Climax Springs secured its third win of the season in a game against Wheatland Tuesday night by a final score of 60-43.
Mark Henderson led Climax Springs with a double-double, recording 19 points and 11 steals while Jesse McCartney also contributed a double-double with 17 points and 12 rebounds.
"Our pressure defense has been effective at times and we are able to turn people over," Climax Springs coach James Butterfield said. "Pake Moppin gave us a nice lift on the interior with his solid defense and rebounding."
Climax Springs (3-1) visits Halfway on Tuesday at 7 p.m.