Mound City senior point guard Kendey Eaton scored 25 points, 20 in the second half, sending the #2 ranked Lady Panthers into the Class 1 girl’s state championship game, courtesy of a 57-52 win over Glasgow in the Hearnes Center at the University of Missouri – Columbia.
Eaton, a 5’5″ guard, is a verbal commit to North Central Missouri College, and is expected to sign with Jenni Croy’s program early next month.
Tess Phillips had 14 points and Emily Wedlock 10 for Mound City, now 29-1 on the season. Glasgow, in falling to 24-6 on the season, and into Friday night’s third place game at Mizzou Arena, had 25 points from Jaden Monnig and 11 from Devyn Yung.
In a low-scoring semifinal in Class 1 girls, Naylor downed Walnut Grove by a score of 37-32, sending Naylor into the title game opposite Mound City on Saturday night at 6:20 at Mizzou Arena. Glasgow will battle Walnut Grove in the third place game at Mizzou Arena, Friday night at 6 o’clock.