STATESMAN ROUNDUP: Advance rolls past Puxico into Delta New Year's girls basketball tournament consolation championship game
The fourth-seeded Advance Hornets scored enough points by halftime to beat eighth-seeded Puxico on Wednesday to advance to the consolation championship game of the Delta New Year’s girls basketball tournament.
The Hornets beat Puxico 55-23 and will meet the winner of the Oak Ridge-Meadow Heights game for the consolation championship at 4:30 p.m. Thursday.
Advance (7-4) held quarter leads of 15-2, 32-17 and 43-18.
Advance’s Alandry Below scored a game-high 32 points and Danielle Markham had eight.
Alivia Taylor paced Puxico (0-7) with 13 points.