Pedro DeCastro and Matthew Bruce scored the goals as the Knights beat Canton 2-1. The Knights controlled possession and outshot Canton 16-4 but had to outlast a frantic, physical final few minutes as the overmatched Tigers pushed forward.
In coach Todd Ashby’s — and the school’s — fourth appearance in the state consolation match since 2008, the Warriors finally claimed their first state final four win, taking third place in Class 2 with with a 4-1 over Springfield Catholic at Blue Springs High School.
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Hart was honored Thursday morning as the 11th recipient of the Evelyn Gates Award, presented annually to the top volleyball player in the Kansas City area. Liberty senior Madison Duello, Lee’s Summit West senior Carlisa May and St. Thomas Aquinas senior Carlyle Nusbaum were also finalists for the award.
Rockhurst will take a 10-match winning streak into a Class 4 semifinal matchup with Chaminade at 4 p.m. Friday. Lee's Summit (Class 4), St. Pius X (Class 2) and Barstow (Class 1) are searching for the first state title in their schools’ history.
Blue Springs senior Stephen Mugeche won the Missouri Class 4 boys state cross country championship Saturday at Oak Hills Golf Center in Jefferson City — a course that had previously provided only heartache. He completed the run in 15 minutes, 32.23 seconds, the fifth-best time in state history.