Hickman wrestler Drae Cox advanced to the finals of his weight class with two wins today.
Chastity Prince was 4-4 from the 3-point line as the Hickman girls basketball team defeated Jackson 57-30. This was the Kewpies final game before the District tournament.
Rock Bridge had three wrestlers lose today in the state finals, with one still having a chance to place as high as third.
Columbia has five wrestlers competing in the state finals, three from Rock Bridge and two from Hickman.
The Rock Bridge and Hickman swim teams have dramatically cut their practice distances to prepare for the state meet, a process known as tapering.
The Rock Bridge girls baksetball team defeated visiting Troy Buchanan on Tuesday night by the score of 73-21 behind five scorers in double figures.
Rock Bridge’s Will Evans, Kyle Lewis and Taylor Crane will join Hickman’s Drae Cox and Vince Pescaglia in their quest for a wrestling state titles.
Five Rock Bridge and Hickman wrestlers remain undefeated after the frst day of the the high school wrestling district finals. The Bruins and Kewpies traveled to Jefferson City for the competition.
With 1 second left in the third quarter Eric Franklin hit a 3-pointer from half court to help give the Kewpies a 59-54 win.
Junior Jordan Dressler led the Bruins with 18 points in the 76-54 victory Friday night.
The Rock Bridge girls team won 44-37 on Friday night, in part thanks to a tough defense.
Kelsey Eckenrode, a junior guard on the Rock Bridge girls basketball team, is a renowned 3-point shooter. Last year as a sophomore, Eckenrode scored just six points a game but shot 46 percent from behind the arc.