SIKESTON -- Otto Porter scored a season-high 41 points as Scott County Central rolled to an impressive 89-55 thrashing over Maplewood-Richmond Heights on Saturday afternoon at Ronnie Cookson Gymnasium.
The Braves (21-2) raced out to a 24-8 first quarter lead and were never challenged by the Blue Devils. The Braves led 54-26 at the half and 79-41 heading into the fourth quarter.
Porter also tallied 11 rebounds and six steals in the victory. Reggie Woodson followed up with 14 points and Trey Johnson and Lamarcus Steward each had 10.
Maplewood (13-11) was led by Kahlid Hagens with 17 points and Corey Frazier with 14 points.
At halftime, a pair of former Scott Central standouts from the 1960s were honored by having their numbers retired. Paul Hale, a Missouri Hall of Fame coach and Scott Central's first-ever, first team all-state athlete, Gary Owens, were both honored.
LEOPOLD -- The Richland Rebels found themselves down early and never recovered as the Leopold Wildcats routed the visiting Rebels 78-43.
The Wildcats were up by 20 points at the end of the first quarter and held a comfortable 43-18 lead at halftime.
Ryan Kleffer led the Rebels (6-16) with 17 points.
RICHLAND (43) -- Ryan Kleffer 17, Jacob Hyten 4, Aaron Gilbert 11, Richard Forshee 11. FG 13, FT 17-33, F 16. (3-pointers: none. Fouled out: none)
LEOPOLD (78) -- Greg Davis 3, Kyle Stroder 25, Joe Elfrink 14, Cameron Davis 2, John Bohnsack 11, Lance Seiler 19, Brandon Jansen 4. FG 20, FT 11-14, F 23. (3-pointers: Stroder 4, Elfrink 2, Bohnsack 2, Sieler 1. Fouled out: none)
STE. GENEVIEVE -- Katie Hogan scored 23 points and the Scott City Rams trounced Valle Catholic, 54-30.
The Lady Rams (19-4) quickly earned a large lead in the first quarter going up 20-3.
Melanie Lacey added nine points for Scott City. Brittany Kiefer added seven.
SCOTT CITY (54) -- Stacey Heisserer 2, Melanie Lacey 9, Courtney Bentley 2, Michaela Cobb 2, Jenna Cummins 2, Katie Rhymer 2, Katie Hogan 23, Brittany Kiefer 7, Andrea Gray 3, Alicia Kern 2. FG 21, FT 6-17, F 19. (3-pointers: Hogan 2, Gray 1. Fouled out: none)
VALLE CATHOLIC (30) -- Abt 1, Koller 14, Kuenzetet 5, Reynolds 2, Lutrell 2, Baden 2, Graf 4. FG 11, FT 7-16, F 13. (3-pointers: Koller 1. Fouled out: none)
Dexter junior Cody Stevens placed sixth in the 160-pound weight class at the Class 2 Missouri State Championships over the weekend.
Stevens (29-8) lost to Gabe Suthoff of Clinton in the consolation semifinals on Saturday by fall at 0:57. Stevens then lost to Monterio Burton of Mexico in the fifth place match by fall at 4:10.
As a team Dexter finished tied for 34th with 7 points.