Kirksville Girls advance to District basketball finals
Sat, 02 Mar 2013 04:59:46 GMT —
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.