The Hickman Kewpies (23-1) finished off their one-loss season with an uninspired 56-45 win over the Sullivan Eagles (21-6).
Rock Bridge watched their 20 point lead slip down to 6 late in the fourth quarter, but the Bruins hung on to beat Battle in the Spartans final game of the regular season.
Hickman junior Jimmy Whitt is one of Columbia's most sought-after recruits, but basketball is not always on his mind.
After 10 days off, Hickman had no rust to shake off. The Kewpies made two thirds of their shots while dominating Holt High School.
Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School begins district tournament play Tuesday against Fayette High School. If the Trailblazers win their district, they will get more than just a trophy. Head coach Tyler Clark will shave his head.
Rock Bridge finished second in the Class 4 team competition, Fr. Tolton placed 13th in Class 1, and Battle finished 32nd in Class 3.
Rock Bridge sophomore Kelley Tackett won the 200-yard freestyle and the 500-yard freestyle state championship heats on Saturday. Tackett won the 200-yard freestyle by 2.45 seconds and the 500-yard freestyle by 2.69 seconds.
Battle scored just eight points in the first quarter but picked up the tempo in the second half with major contributions from guards Trey Smith and Daviante Ostrander to beat Mid Buchanan.
Rock Bridge has four wrestlers competing for championships Saturday. Fr. Tolton has two wrestlers, including Jaydin Clayton, who is attempting to win his third state title.
Ryan Kreklow and Jackson Dubinski led Rock Bridge in the Bruins' victory over Lincoln Prep, despite several frustrating moments in the second half. The final score was 60-51.
Rock Bridge advanced all seven of its state qualifying wrestlers in the first round on Friday night. Tolton's Jaydin Clayton, who is going for his third state title, also advanced.
The Father Tolton Catholic High School boys basketball team scored just two points in the fourth quarter and suffered a 61-57 loss Thursday to St. Paul Lutheran.
The Father Tolton Catholic High School girls basketball team beat the visiting St. Paul Lutheran Saints 44-29 Thursday night.
Days after a devastating last-second loss, Tolton got itself back on the right track with a win over Class 4 No. 7 Helias. The game was the second installment of a mid-Missouri rivalry between two schools who share one faith.
Rock Bridge collected win 18 against Rockhurst Tuesday night.
The Battle boys basketball team fell to Camdenton Tuesday night, 73-44.
The Hickman, Battle, Rock Bridge and Hannibal girls swim teams competed in the final meet before the state championships next weekend.
Junior guard Emily Miller scored 22 points to lead Hickman High school to a 52-17 win over Tolton in a girls' basketball game Saturday.
Hickman saw a different look from their opponent, but stayed patient to get the victory.
Emily Miller scored 26 points, Kendahl Adams had 15 and Jordan Matthews recorded a double-double with 12 points and 10 assists in Hickman High School's 66-29 win at Helias on Thursday.