Greyhounds Visit Highland For Automatic Tournament Berth at Stake

The fourth-ranked Moberly Greyhounds can clinch a 31st trip to the national tournament in Hutchinson with a win in the Midwest District Championship at Highland of Illinois Saturday night. The Greyhounds are the Region 16 champions and have won 19 straight. Moberly is 29-3, and beat the Cougars 64-57 at this season’s Thanksgiving Classic. They did not meet in this season’s tournament at Highland. The Cougars are 24-9, and advanced won the Region 4 title with a 73-70 overtime win over Triton Monday. The Greyhounds are 21-3 in games played at the Larry F. Kahl Gymnasium in the Highland Tournament going back to 2014. J.B. Connoley will have the pregame from Freeport, Illinois, at 6:50, tip at 7 on KWIX and