SPRINGFIELD, Mo–Missouri Class 2 state semifinals Thursday, on the boys side, Purdy faced Hayti.
And Purdy getting the ball to Colt Keeling with the reverse layup and it was a tied game early.
Hayti pulling away in the first quarter, Jerrod Covington stops and pops from 12 feet and it’s an 8-4 Indians lead.
Hayti with a full court press, the Eagles go over the top to Osiel Aldava and it’s a four point deficit.
The Indians press forcing Purdy turnovers, Chrivantae Moore picks off the pass, splits the defense, gets the hoop and the foul, it’s 14-7 Indians.
Purdy trying to keep pace, the long pass to Jose Sanchez for the layup it’s a 15-9 Indians lead.
Hayti too strong, Moore with the baseline jumper.
And the Indians advance to the Class 2 state championship game 63-46.