After a 1 hour and 8-minute game that made observers pine for a faster pace, Tolton walked away with a 40-23 win over Southern Boone.
After beginning the season 12-3, the Hickman High School boys basketball team will enter the district tournament after going on a 2-7 stretch.
Cierra Porter led the Bruins with 20 points.
Junior guard Tre Smith scored 17 points, leading Rock Bridge to a 77-60 win over Battle.
Tolton beat Montgomery County 81-46 on Tuesday night, remaining unbeaten in its class this season.
Tolton faces Montgomery County on Tuesday to open the Class 3, District 8 playoffs, and coach Jeremy Osborne doesn't want his squad going into the game too tightly wound.
Battle finished its regular season 13-12. The Spartans will play in a Class 5, District 4 semifinal game March 3.
The Trailblazers finished the season 14-11.
Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School wrestler Jaydin Clayton became the second undefeated, four-time state champion in Missouri high school wrestling history.
Mike Eierman has been coaching wrestlers in Missouri for more than a decade. He has produced standouts such as Ben Askren, J'Den Cox and now Jaydin Clayton.
Jimmy Whitt scored 34 points on the night he was honored for his accomplishments at Hickman High School.
Threat of bad weather causes time adjustment.
The Hickman High School girls basketball team built an early first-quarter lead and never looked back en route to a win over Staley High School.
The Missouri General Assembly honored the state champion Battle High School football team Wednesday in Jefferson City.
Battle lost 66-32 on its first senior night of the girls basketball program's history.
Columbia wrestlers fared well at Thursday's opening round matches. Wrestlers from Rock Bridge, Tolton and Battle advanced to the quarterfinals.
Rock Bridge High School's effort wasn’t enough Thursday as the Bruins were upset by CraneHigh School 58-53.
The Kewpies remained calm and collected in the face of the Indians’ defense, and the ball often changed hands multiple times before Hickman took a shot.
Jimmy Whitt led the Kewpies with 26 points but missed two late free throws that would have tied the game.
Parley Jenkins provided a spark off the bench to lift Battle over Camdenton with a 55-53 win.