MACC Starts Postseason Play Thursday

MACC’s basketball teams both start play in the Region 16 Tournament Thursday night. The women have a first round game against Crowder. Moberly, the 4th seed, won all three times against the 5th-seeded Roughriders this season, including in the Lady Hounds’ regular season finale last Wednesday night. Coach Erika Harris…

Moberly comes in 12-16, and went 4-8 in the region. Crowder is 7-22, and 1-11. The winner visits top-seeded Three Rivers in the semifinals next Tuesday night.

The 2nd-seeded men host third-seeded State Fair in the region semifinals tonight. The Hounds have won all three meetings this season, but Coach Pat Smith says his team needs to regroup after Saturday night’s loss at Southeastern.

Moberly went 23-7 in the regular season, and 10-2 in the region. State Fair went 11-18, and 4-8. The winner either visits Mineral Area or hosts Three Rivers for the Region 16 championship this Saturday night. J.B. Connoley will have the pregame at 4:50, women at 5, and men around 7 on KWIX and