ST. JOSEPH, Mo.
Mid-Buchanan 76 - Lafayette 87
On paper, Class 4 Lafayette should have handled Class 2 Mid-Buchanan easily. But the Dragons are long and athletic, and were able to hang in with the Fighting Irish for much of the night, falling 87-76 on Monday night at Lafayette High School.
The Irish put up 32 first quarter points and Mid-Buchanan trailed 76-53 heading into the fourth quarter, but never gave up.
With the loss, Mid-Buchanan falls to 4-1 on the season, while Lafayette improves to 4-2.
Other Boys Scores:
Maryville 67 - East Buchanan 53
Lathrop 57 - Gallatin 48
Savannah (Girls) 35 - Benton 62
The first half was a defensive battle between these MEC Conference foes, but the Lady Cardinals outscored the Savages 40-16 in the second half for the 62-35 win on Monday night.
Central (Girls) 54 - Platte County 64
The Lady Indians trailed 46-44 heading into the fourth quarterm but the Lady Pirates exploded for 18 points giving Platte County the win.
Other Girls Scores:
Cameron 25 - Lawson 30