MAAA Conference Tournament Quarterfinals Day 2 Wrap-Up
(Park Hills) The Farmington and West County girls are moving on to the MAAA conference tournament semifinals along with the Ste. Genevieve and Potosi boys.
Two seed Farmington defeated seven seed Ste. Genevieve 60-23. The game was tied at 11 after the first quarter, but Farmington went on a 46-6 run over the next two quarters…
Mills and Skylar Sweeney finished with 12 points each while Jade Roth led the game with 19 points. Coach Rusty Sancegraw says the Knights adjusted after the first quarter…
Farmington improves to 18-3. Ste. Genevieve moves to 7-9 and will play in the 5th place bracket on Friday.
Full interview with Rusty Sancegraw:
In the second girls’ game, West County dominated the first half against Potosi in a 55-30 victory. The Bulldogs were led by Bailey Skiles, who had 18 points and found a number of good looks for buckets right around the rim.
After the game, West County head coach Bobby Simily praised his team’s strong start and all-around performance.
West County improves to 18-3 and advances to the semifinals to take on Farmington, while Potosi falls to 12-11 and goes to the fifth-place bracket, where they will face Ste. Genevieve.
Full interview with Bobby Simily:
To start the boys quarterfinals, two seed Ste. Genevieve outlasted seven seed Kingston 69-56. The Dragons led by one after the first quarter, but jumped out to a 36-26 lead at the half. Ricky Hunter scored 14 points in the second quarter…
Kingston never got within more than 11 points in the second half. Hunter led the Dragons with 24 points. Kaden Flye had a double-double of 19 points and 12 rebounds while Tucker Reed chipped in 16 points for the Dragons. Coach Rob Coleman says Ricky Hunter helps open up the offense…
Ste. Genevieve improves to 16-4. Kingston moves to 11-10 and will play in the fifth place bracket Thursday afternoon.
Full interview with Rob Coleman:
The night concluded with the closest game of the day, as the Potosi boys used some late scoring to pull out a defensive battle, 40-28, over West County. Gabe Brawley and Carter Whitley had the key buckets down the stretch as Potosi closed the game on a 12-0 run.
Potosi head coach Jackson Conaway had praise for his team’s strong defense and timely offense.
Potosi improves to 17-4 and advances to the semifinals against Ste. Genevieve, who defeated Potosi about two weeks ago in a thrilling 73-71 contest. West County goes to 13-8 and next plays in the consolation bracket against Kingston.
Full interview with Jackson Conaway:
Full interview with West County’s Chris Labruyere:
Full Game Audio:
2-FARMINGTON (60) 7-Ste. Genevieve (23)
3-WEST COUNTY (55) 6-Potosi (30)
2-STE. GENEVIEVE (69) 7-Kingston (56)
3-POTOSI (40) 6-West County (28)