Top-rankedNew Madrid County Central and No. 4 Mary Institute-Country Day of St. Louis will play today (2 p.m., KBXB-97.9)for the Class 3A boys championship after both teams won Friday.
Scott Stone scored 24 points to lead MICDS (28-3)to a 54-50 win over Nixa. Earlier, New Madrid County Central (28-3) beat Westport 85-72.
Dereke Tipler scored 37 points to lead NMCC, the two-time defending state champion.
In an afternoon girls game, Becky Haug scored 17 points to lead Lee's Summit North to a 67-56 victory over Poplar Bluff in a Class 4A semifinal. More scores, Page 2
Class 1A quarterfinal
Bell City (26-5) vs. Crocker (25-5)
When/Where: 8:15 P.M., WEST PLAINS CIVIC CENTER, WEST PLAINS, MO.
Key players: BELL CITY G ERIC HENRY (6-1, JR., 20.5 PPG, 9.5 RPG), C C. J. HADLEY (6-4, SR., 16 PPG, 12.2 RPG), PG DOMINITRIX JOHNSON (5-10, SO., 15.5 PPG); CROCKER, F MATT STREET, (6-1, SR., 17 PPG), G MIKE YORK (6-1, SR., 15 PPG), C CHAD JOHNSON (6-5, SR.)
Class 2A quarterfinal
Notre Dame (26-2) vs. John Burroughs (17-11)
When/Where: 6:30 p.m., Central High School, Park Hills, Mo.
Up next: EAST BUCHANAN (22-5) OR STOCKTON (28-1)