While star forward Jordan Dressler was saddled with foul trouble, the Bruins bench stepped up to help the team advance.
The defending state champions beat Holt, the team it plays tonight, by 52 points in their last game.
Kewpies will tangle with the Bruins for a district title on Friday.
The Bruins' big win puts them in the district final.
The Rock Bridge boys' basketball team has lost two of its last four games heading into Wednesday's Class 5, District 9 tournament game.
The Kewpies lose in the semifinal of the Class 5, District 9 tournament.
The Hickman High School swimming pool hosted the Missouri state championship meet before the meet grew too large for Hickman to host it. Now, the meet is in St. Peters.
Vince Pescaglia fought through a foot injury in his state championship match against Alan Waters. His toughness was not enough to win. Pescaglia lost the match 13-5, finishing second in the tournament.
Senior Kate Hunt placed eighth in the 200-yard freestyle event and seventh in the 100-yard butterfly event, finishing her four-year swimming career at Rock Bridge High School.
Hickman High School junior Nathalia Mello finished fifth in the 200-yard individual medley at the MSHSAA Girls State Swimming Championships. Mello was the only Hickman swimmer to score points for the Kewpies, who finished 23rd.
Hickman senior Vince Pescaglia won both of his matches Friday, and faces a tough test on Saturday against Park Hill's Alan Waters.
The Kewpies had a big lead at the break and were lead by senior Chastity Prince's 25 points.
Hickman's Vince Pescaglia won his only match, but Rock Bridge's Thomas Senseman lost twice and was eliminated.
Hickman High School's Vince Pescaglia and Rock Bridge High School's Thomas Senseman are representing Columbia in the high school state wrestling tournament Thursday at Mizzou Arena.
The Rock Bridge boys basketball team defeated the Truman Patriots 76-36 on Wednesday in Independence to improve to 23-1.
The Hickman boy’s basketball team lost 62-43 at Jefferson City on Wednesday. It was Hickman’s final regular season game.
Douglass boys basketball coaches help players on, off court.
Vince Pescaglia of the Kewpies and Thomas Senseman of the Bruins both advanced to the high school state wrestling tournament at the Class 4, District 3 tournament this weekend at Jefferson City High School.
The Hickman girls basketball team lost 61-50 on Saturday at Ozark.
Coming off their first loss of the season, Rock Bridge took out some of its frustration in the 78-42 win.