Hickman's basketball teams win in tournaments

Friday, January 24, 2014 | 10:11 p.m. CST

Hickman High School's boys and girls basketball teams each won their respective tournament games on Friday night.

The girls basketball team defeated Rolla High School 68-9 to advance to the final round of the Smith-Cotton Classic tournament in Sedalia. Junior Emily Miller, who plays guard and forward, led the team in scoring with 19 points. Kendahl Adams added 12 points, and Jordan Matthews scored 10.

The girls are undefeated at 16-0.

The boys basketball team defeated Lee's Summit 63-50 to win third place in the Lee's Summit Classic. Senior guard Douglas Johnson led the team with 19 points. Fellow guards Chris Clark and Jimmy Whitt each also came close to matching Johnson's total — Clark scored 18 points, and Whitt scored 16.

The boys team advanced to a 16-1 record with the win.

Neither team has much time to rest and enjoy Friday night's victory. The girls team plays Nixa in the Smith-Cotton Classic's championship at 4:30 p.m. Saturday. The boys team plays next against Hazelwood Central at 2 p.m. Sunday.



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