COLUMBIA — The Battle boys basketball team fell to Nixa 75-41 on Friday night at the Ozark Mountain Boys Basketball Shootout in Branson.
Nixa stayed ahead of Battle throughout the game, staying in control of the score through each quarter.
Battle's Daviante Ostrander led Battle with 19 points. Tyler Gray added 14 points, and Galeel Lee added 6 points.
Battle will play again at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Ozark Mountain Boys Basketball Shootout. The Spartans will play Springfield Hillcrest.