Both the Mid-Buchanan boys and girls basketball teams faced early deficits in their home-openers on Friday night, but surged past Lathrop. The boys won 74-56 and the girls won 68-41.
Collin Wyatt led the way with 19 points for the Dragons and Hunter Scaggs added 17. On the girl's side, MWSU commit Jill Rumpf led the way with 18, as tthe girls harrassed Lathrop with a full-court, pressure defense.
On top of it being their home-opener, it was a KCI Conference showdown.
Other Area Scores:
Benton 58 - Platte Co. 68
SJC 39 - Worth Co. 24
Worth County was ranked No.10 in Class One coming into this game.
East Buchanan 55 - Hamilton 54
SJC 33 - Worth County 45