(PARK HILLS, Mo.) – The championships are set for the boys and girls MAAA Conference Tournament Saturday on J-98. The Farmington Knights and Potosi Trojans will meet in the boys title game after both grabbed victories Friday night at the Bob Sechrest Fieldhouse in Park Hills. Farmington earned a 68-52 victory over the Central Rebels in the first semifinal behind 20 points from senior point guard Bryce Sancegraw.
In game two, Potosi edged out the North County Raiders 44-41 in a defensive slugfest. Both teams struggled to find offense, but Trojans senior Noah Jacobsen still filled up the score sheet with 20 points, including a trio of three-pointers.
Before the Knights and Trojans meet in the boys championship, the MAAA will first crown a girls tournament champion with North County facing Central. North County, as the 4-seed, pulled off an upset against the top-seeded Ste. Genevieve Dragons to reach this point and improve to 13-6. Raiders coach Zac McVey said in order to win the title, they will have to take care of the ball and rebound.
GIRLS THIRD PLACE: #6 Potosi vs. #1 Ste. Genevieve – 4 p.m.
BOYS THIRD PLACE: #4 Central vs. #3 North County – 5:30 p.m.
GIRLS CHAMPIONSHIP: #4 North County vs. #2 Central – 7 p.m.
BOYS CHAMPIONSHIP: #2 Potosi vs. #1 Farmington – 8:30 p.m.
All games can be heard on J-98 with coverage beginning at 3:45 p.m.