St. Elizabeth Uses Early Lead to Defeat Glasgow at Show-Me Showdown

The Glasgow Yellowjackets could not mount the comeback against the St. Elizabeth Hornets in a 60-52 Class 1 semifinal result. The Hornets jumped out to a 16-6 lead after one with seniors Jace Kesel and Caleb Oligschlaeger combining for 10 of the 16 points. The Yellowjackets never took a lead or tie in the contest, but a surge by senior Edris Hamilton in the fourth brought his team to within five.

Steven Findley Jr. with the calls on Superstation KRES and Hamilton finished the game with 20 points, 11 coming in the final frame. Coach Mick Cropp says Hamilton and junior Jordan Fuemmeler give Glasgow a chance each game.

Oligschlaeger led the Hornets with 18 while Kesel poured in 16. Glasgow will face Platte Valley in the 3rd place game Friday. Cropp spoke about the quick turnaround his team will have to make.

Fuemmeler scored 16 for the Yellowjackets. Glasgow suffers its first defeat since February 2nd. Glasgow with meet Platte Valley in the 3rd place game. Pregame will be at 9:45 on KRES and

Glasgow coach Mick Cropp: