SCOTT CITY -- The Scott City boys basketball team connected on 11 3-
pointers Friday, seven by Jay Simmons, and routed visiting Advance 85-59.
Alex King led the Rams with 27 points and 12 rebounds. Simmons finished with 24 points, nine rebounds and seven assists.
Scott City pushed its record to 3-1 with its third straight win.
"They've been playing so hard as a team," Scott City coach Lance Amick said. "It's been a total team effort. We really played well tonight, and we shot the ball phenomenal."
Caleb Estes added 15 points for Scott City, including three 3-pointers.
Alex Steil led Advance with 15 points, Rusty Hendricks had 11, and Jacob Bond and Trenton Moses had 10 apiece.
Jackson had 12 players in the scoring column in a home rout.
Jake Leet led the Indians (5-2) with 23 points. Andrew Shrum added 10 points for Jackson.
Oran established an 11-point halftime lead and then blew open the game by outscoring Delta 23-3 in the third quarter.
The Eagles (5-2) outscored Delta 29-9 in the second half.
Chase Seyer led the Eagles with 14 points, and Cody Romas scored 12 points, all on 3-pointers.
Tyler Martin led the Bobcats with 10 points.
Central had trouble closing each half and let a one-point third-quarter lead slip away on the road.
The Tigers (3-4) scored more than 20 points each in the first and third quarters, but managed just 10 points in the second and six points in the fourth. Central led 53-52 heading into the fourth.
Kerry Walker led Central with 23 points, Jajuan Bell had 15 and George Hamilton added 14.
Perryville erased a five-point third-quarter deficit to win on the road.
The Pirates trailed 47-42 after three quarters but outscored Ste. Genevieve 18-7 in the fourth. Perryville made 22 of 24 free throws for a 92-percent performance on the night.
Rick Dunn led Perryville (3-2) with 14 points, Brent Roth had 13, Jonathan Hecht had 11, and Michael Fritsche added 10.