Barstow beats College Prep, will play for Missouri Class 3 title

When Barstow coach Billy Thomas stepped onto the Hearnes Center floor this week, the former Kansas Jayhawk joked he felt a pain in his stomach. His previous two trips to the old home of the Missouri Tigers didn’t leave pleasant memories — top-five ranked Kansas teams were dealt losses in back-to-back seasons.

Lee’s Summit boys top Fort Osage in Class 5 sectional

On the western side of Missouri, the road to the boys Class 5 state tournament in Columbia goes through Lee’s Summit via the Independence Events Center. Lee’s Summit made it possible with its 67-58 victory over Fort Osage on Wednesday evening in the Class 5 sectional. Early in the day, Lee’s Summit West defeated Park Hill.

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