In a rematch of last year's Class 1 Quarterfinal, Jefferson pulled off another fourth quarter comeback to beat St. Joe Christian 36-34 Friday night in St. Joseph.
The Lady Eagles outscored Christian 16-7 in the final period, overturning a seven-point deficit. They rallied from 10 down at the start of the fourth quarter to beat Christian in triple overtime last year.
The Lady Eagles went in front for good with 2:30 left and continued on a 6-0 spurt that made it 35-30.
Christian's Emylee King made two consecutive baskets that pulled Lions within two. She had a chance to tie it in the final 10 seconds, but missed a shot from in close.
Shanna Welch led the Lady Eagles with 13 points. Freshman Jessie Henry scored 10. Sarah Kemper had seven points and hit a pair of three-pointers.
Christian's Ashley Critchfield led all scorers with 17 points, 10 of which came in the third quarter. She hit all three of the team's 3-pointers.
King finished with nine points.
Northeast Nodaway 39 Stewartsville 12
The Ladyjays put together a near flawless first half to lay the groundwork for a 39-12 win over Stewartsville Friday night in Ravenwood.
NEN finished the first quarter ahead 16-0 and took a 26-3 lead to the half.
The NEN lead grew to 38-7 by the end of the third quarter.
Taryn Farnan and Holly Redden scored 10 points each to led NEN. Claudia Wiederholt and Jill Spire each contributed five points.
South Nodaway 31 Osborn 19
The Longhorns overcame a poor free throw shooting night with tremendous defense to best Osborn 31-19 Friday.
South Nodaway shut Osborn out in the first quarter and gave up only eight points through the first three.
The Longhorn offense came to life in the fourth, scoring 14 of their 31 points.
Andrea Henggeler paced South Nodaway with 11 points. Malainee Hilsabeck followed up with eight.
Osborn's Courtney Nichols had a game-high 15 points.
Rock Port 55 West Nodaway 25
The Blue Jays handled West Nodaway over the first three quarters, building a 36-point advantage in a 55-25 win Friday in Rock Port.
Rock Port put West Nodaway down for the count in the second quarter, outscoring the Rockets 24-4. This made the halftime score 36-11.
Rock Port's Allison Lawrence led all scorers with 17 points. She was joined in double-figures by Leslie Kirkland with 13 points.
Marissa Perkins powered West Nodaway with 16 points.
North Harrison 60 North Nodaway 31
The Lady Mustangs fell behind by 10 points after the opening quarter, and the hole just kept growing.
North Nodaway was led by Erin Greeley and Brittany Bix with eight points each. Cambry Schluter tossed in six points.
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