Central, Ste. Genevieve Advance to Class 4 District 2 Championships

The Class 4 District 2 Semi Finals from North County High School saw two pairs of familiar opponents push each other to the limits Tuesday night on J98.

In the first game between the #1 Central Rebels and the #4 Potosi Trojans, the Rebels came back to win 64-57. The game began with the Trojans Cameryn Yount scoring the games first 10 points, leading the Trojans to a 21-13 advantage through one. In the second quarter however the Rebels junior guard Avery Norris would score 11 points in the quarter as part of a 20-2 run to give the Rebels a 29-23 lead into the break.

Norris would finish with 26 points as the Applebees of Farmington Player of the Game. After the game head coach of the Rebels Josh Mapes said that his team can’t afford to have that slow of a start during Thursday’s Championship Game

Cental’s record now sits at 21-4 while Potosi ends their season at 11-16.

In our second semifinal game of the night, the second-seeded Ste. Genevieve Dragons prevailed against the third-seeded North County Raiders by a final of 50-43.

The Raiders led the game in the third quarter, but an offensive explosion by sophomore point guard Maci Reynolds led the Dragons to an electric 2nd half.

Reynolds finished the game with 21 points, including 15 in the 2nd half, and was our Applebee’s of Farmington Player of the Game. Sophomore Sydney Bumgarner also added 15 points for the Dragons, while North County was led in scoring by sophomore Ella Gant who had 21.

Dragons head coach Jordanna Walk-Robison describes the feeling that came with the win in one word.

Ste. Genevieve is now 21-5 on the year and will do battle with the top-seeded Central Rebels on Thursday for the girls Class 4, District 2 title. We will have the game on J-98 with the Fliegs Equipment Pregame Show beginning at 5:45.