March 2023 Freeman Insurance Players of the Game

3/11 Salisbury vs Principia Class 2 Boys Championship: Salisbury junior Hayden Wooldridge scored nine of his 13 points in the fourth quarter as the Panthers once again broke a third quarter tie with a 20 point fourth quarter to win 55-46 and claim their second state title in boys basketball.

3/11 Moberly vs Vashon Class 4 Girls Quarterfinal: Moberly senior Kennedy Messer concluded her high school career with 15 points for the Lady Spartans as they fell to top-ranked Vashon 60-34.

3/10 Meadville vs Chadwick Class 1 Girls Championship: Meadville junior Paige Carvajal led a second half surge with a 12 point effort as the Lady Eagles defeated Chadwick 39-28 to claim their second ever state title.

3/10 Salisbury vs Hartville Class 2 Boys Semifinal: Cooper Francis scored 14 of his team’s 20 fourth quarter points including going 13-13 from the free throw line in the game as the Panthers rallied to defeat Hartville 46-34.

3/10 Glasgow vs Platte Valley Class 1 Boys Third Place Game: Glasgow junior Preston Thies went a perfect 5-5 from the field for ten points as Glasgow’s season came to an end with an 81-45 loss to Platte Valley in the third place game.

3/9 Meadville vs Leeton Class 1 Girls Semifinal: Meadville junior Korrie Holcer shot 7-8 from the free throw line down the stretch in a nine point effort as the Lady Eagles defeated Leeton 51-46 to advance to the state title game.

3/9 Glasgow vs St. Elizabeth Class 1 Boys Semifinal: Glasgow senior Edris Hamilton helped key a rally attempt by the Yellowjackets as he led the way with 20 points in a 60-52 defeat for Glasgow.

3/7 Moberly vs Visitation Academy Class 4 Girls Sectional: Moberly junior Grace Billington

3/4 Moberly vs Centralia Class 4 District 8 Girls Championship: Moberly junior Haley Baker

3/4 South Shelby vs Skyline Class 3 Girls Quarterfinal: South Shelby senior Miranda Patterson

3/4 Cairo vs Tipton Class 2 Girls Quarterfinal: Cairo senior Gracie Brumley

3/4 Meadville vs St. Elizabeth Class 1 Girls Quarterfinal: Meadville freshman Madison Carvajal

3/3 Salisbury vs Clopton Class 2 Boys Quarterfinal: Salisbury junior Cooper Francis

3/3 Glasgow vs Atlanta Class 1 Boys Quarterfinal: Glasgow senior Edris Hamilton

3/3 Hallsville vs Kirksville Class 4 District 8 Boys Championship: Kirksville senior Keaton Anderson

3/2 Moberly vs Hallsville Class 4 District 8 Girls Semifinal: Moberly junior Grace Billington

3/2 Centralia vs Kirksville Class 4 District 8 Girls Semifinal: Centralia junior Harper Sontheimer

3/1 Macon vs Hallsville Class 4 District 8 Boys Semifinal: Hallsville sophomore Isaac Stinson