High School Basketball

Blue Springs South beats Park Hill South 71-57 to win first Missouri Class 5 boys basketball title

Blue Springs South reached that ultimate goal Saturday, capturing the first Missouri Class 5 boys championship in school history with a 71-57 win against Park Hill South at Mizzou Arena. In the first Missouri state championship game since 1977 to feature two Kansas City schools — and the first ever in Class 5 — the Jaguars never trailed and held off a 26-point effort from Park Hill South senior James Byrd.

High School Basketball

Rock Bridge beats Liberty 49-35 to win Missouri Class 5 girls basketball title

Rock Bridge won its fourth straight Missouri Class 5 championship Saturday with a 49-35 victory against Liberty at Mizzou Arena in Columbia. It wasn’t that lopsided for most of the evening. The Bruins outscored Liberty 17-5 in the fourth quarter to halt Liberty’s 12-game winning streak and avenge a midseason loss.

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