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Boys Class 4 District 3 Championship on Friday Features Hillsboro and Lutheran South

(HILLSBORO) The Hillsboro Hawks and the Lutheran South Lancers will hit the hardwood Friday night at Hillsboro High School to decide the Class 4 District 3 boys championship on KJFF.

The 2nd seeded Lancers beat 4th-seeded Rockwood Summit in the semis on Tuesday, 67-55, and enter the game with a 16-10 record. On a per-position basis, the Lancers and Hawks are about even in height, athleticism, and shooting ability.

Lancers head coach Brian Lind agrees that whichever team rebounds the ball better, could have a considerable advantage.

The one-seeded Hawks won their semifinal match over rival Festus on Tuesday, 57-43, improving their record to 22-4. Hawks head coach Dan Johnson also sees similarities with Lutheran South’s personnel and turns his focus to their defense.

Hillsboro and Lutheran South will tip-off from Hillsboro High School at 7 p.m. on Friday. Listen to the action on AM 1400 KJFF beginning at 6:45 with the Flieg’s Equipment Pregame Show. The winner will advance to the Sectionals on Tuesday to play the winner of Gateway and St. Mary’s out of District 4.

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