Clever girls basketball

Carly Simpson

Clever’s girls basketball team ran its winning streak against Crane to four games by downing the Lady Pirates 87-53 Thursday.

The Lady Jays put up 55 points in the first half alone while leading by 27 points at halftime.

Allie Clevenger netted a game-high 26 points for Clever, while Carly Simpson made six 3-point goals and scored a season-high 24 points, Ruthie Brown added 16 and Madison Gladney 15.

Eagles rally for road win

Nixa’s boys basketball team pulled out a come-from-behind 51-45 victory at Parkview on Thursday.

The Eagles faced deficits of 25-17 at halftime and 37-29 after three quarters, before outscoring the Vikings 22-8 in the final quarter. Kael Combs topped Nixa (5-2) with 13 points.

Trojans win again

Sparta’s boys basketball team continued its winning ways by edging Bradleyville 55-51 Thursday.

The Trojans (5-2) have won five in a row. 

Lady Eagles tumble

Nixa’s girls basketball team suffered a 56-42 setback at the hands of Kickapoo on Thursday.

Harter, Billings victorious

Bella Harter’s 24 points powered Billings’ girls basketball team to a 46-42 triumph against Marionville on Thursday.

Lady Cards win

Chadwick’s girls basketball team whipped Seymour 77-25 Thursday.


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