SPRINGFIELD, Mo–In Class 5, the Republic girls played North Kansas City in one semifinal.
And the Hornets built a big lead, the inbounds to Jamya Powell-Smith who splashes the corner three, it’s 25-12 North Kansas City.
But Republic fights back in the third, first Savana Powell-Goodman with the three, and it’s 25-15 Hornets.
Later it’s Powell-Goodman with another three, this time from the near corner, it’s only a five point deficit.
Then Jade Kirby takes it into the lane and the hook, it’s a three point deficit.
But North Kansas City answered, this is Powell-Smith who horses it in, 31-24 Hornets.
And North Kansas City beats Republic 42-29.