Kirksville Girls advance to District basketball finals

The Lady Tigers were looking to knock off Moberly for the 3rd time this year, but after 16 days off and added pressure from districts, Moberly didnâ??t go down without a fight.

Moberlyâ??s Ronni Graves tied it up in the 2nd half with a corner jumper at 26-26.

Kirksville got back into gear with Ashton Vorkink driving the open lane, she had 16.

But it wasnâ??t over yet.

Moberlyâ??s Reghan Stewart knocked down two 3s in a row to get Moberly back within 4.

With a minute left Kirksville was only up by 2 as Emily Schwend picked up lose change underneath and scored.

Kirksville won 44-37.

Kirksville plays at Mexico tomorrow at 6 p.m.

The Kirksville men were looking to play the upset role on Mexico, but they werenâ??t open for that kind of business.

Mexico dominated the game getting up 35-2 right before half. They went on to win 66-26.