Chadwick Downs Green City, Gophers Compete For Third Saturday

The Chadwick Cardinals hit a game-winning three to defeat the Green City Gophers 52-49 in the state semifinal at Mizzou Arena. Green City trailed 46-48 in the fourth after a Chadwick free throw. The Gophers had an immediate response.

Steven Findley Jr with the call on 104.7 KRES and A Green City foul on the other end sent Chadwick to the line where one-of-two free throws was made to tie it at 49. The Gophers inbounded from the side with 22 seconds remaining.

A full-court shot by GC fell short as the final buzzer sounded. Gopher coach Matt Ayers.

Asher Buggs-Tipton finished with 21 points and eight rebounds. He and fellow starter Kaden Hatcher fouled out in the final frame. Tristian Smith finished with 17 points for Chadwick.

Green City takes on Dadeville Saturday morning in the third-place game. Coverage from Mizzou Arena begins at 9:45 am on KRES and Steven Findley Jr will have the call.

Green City coach Matt Ayers Postgame: