Bruins were looking to hold on to their district championship title as they faced Troy Buchanan High School on Friday night.
The Kewpies are scheduled to play Holt in the district final on Friday.
The Bruins will face Troy on Friday in the district title game.
Two separate one-point games determine the Class 5, District 9 championship game.
The Rock Bridge boys basketball team, which beat Hickman in the finals of last year's district tournament, have won the district title three years in a row.
The Rock Bridge girls basketball team advanced to the Class 5, District 9 finals after beating Timberland 55-34 in the semifinals Tuesday in Troy.
J'Den Cox was only freshman in his weight class at the MSHSAA Wrestling State Championship. Saturday he became the 31st wrestler in Hickman history to win a state title
Competitors were wrestling for second, third, fourth and fifth place in their weight and class divisions during the first session that started Saturday morning. The championship matches followed.
Rock Bridge senior Logan Parks sits out the Senior Night game against Helias.
Rock Bridge and Hickman high school wrestlers compete MSHSAA state wrestling tournament.
After defeating Central’s Josh Phillips 3-1 in the semifinals, all that stands in the way of Cox and a state championship is Lafayette’s Andrew Early, an opponent that Cox defeated twice earlier this season, 5-2 and 6-3.
The Marshall twins, a pair of 5-foot junior guards on the Rock Bridge girls basketball team, scored three 3-pointers each Thursday night in the Bruins' 63-24 victory over visiting Helias.
Freshman J'den Cox enters the state tournament Thursday as the No. 1 wrestler in the state at 171 pounds.
The Hickman girls basketball team lost 38-21 on Thursday at St. Teresa's in Kansas City.
When Hickman guard Lyle Harris crashed to the floor in the first quarter then left the game shaken, the Kewpies lost their rythm and ended up losing 77-71 Tuesday to visiting Ruskin. But a bigger loss was avoided when Harris was able to return to the game.
The Hickman girls basketball team pulled out a 48-47 victory Tuesday at Logan Rogersville when Ashley Davis put back an offensive rebound in the final seconds.
Guard Lyle Harris is having a great year and is hoping to play in college, like his siblings.
Rock Bridge senior wrestler Will Evans was one of four Bruins to qualify for state at Saturday's district meet, including sophomore Trent Johnson and juniors Josh Gaskins and Josh Braselton. Hickman qualified two wrestlers for state, freshman J’den Cox and sophomore Will Owens. Cox was the only district champion.
Hickman suffered a 60-37 loss against Ozark on Saturday in the Kewpies' last home game of the regular season.
This weekend's Class 4, District 3 wrestling tournament includes four of the top-10 ranked teams in the state