Raiders Advance To the National Tournament Undefeated
Poplar Bluff, MO - As the Three Rivers Lady Raiders sealed their own birth in the Junior College National Finals Tournament this past weekend, Chaylea Mosby, power guard for the team was honored being named the Most Valuable Player for Region 16. Mosby is a 2019 graduate of Dexter High School and the daughter of Angela Mosby.
Ending the season with an undefeated record of 21-0, the Lady Basketball Raiders have been seeded 9th in the National Tournament held at Rip Griffin Center in Lubbock, Texas.
The Raiders (21-0) beat Moberly Area 78-76 in the Region XVI championship game Saturday at the Libla Family Sports Complex
They will now play the number 24 seed Eastern Oklahoma State Mountaineers at noon on Monday, April 19th. The Lady Raiders are one of two remaining undefeated teams in the nation.
Eastern Oklahoma earned its first NJCAA Region 2 Tournament title since 2001 with a 77-70 win over Seminole State College. The Mountaineers finished the season with an overall record of 18-4.
This will be the fourth time in Three Rivers program history that they have qualified for the national tournament. The last one being in 2019.
The Lady Raiders have beaten the 14th ranked Moberly Area team this year. Mobley Greyhounds were able to get an at-large bid to the national tournament so Region 16 will have two teams representing them .
The winner of first round game next Monday will play number eight seed Casper College Thunderbirds at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 20th.
All games of the tournament will be livestreamed on the NJCAA Network at njcaa.org/network so tune in and watch Chaylea and the Three Rivers Lady Raiders.
Dexter, MO - Riley Slusher and Ryder Boles were named to the Class 4 Missouri Basketball Coaches Association Academic All-State team.
The award is for individuals who meet the following criteria to qualify: a senior in good standing with the team and possess outstanding moral character, must achieve a score of 27 or above on the ACT, or 1920 or above on the SAT or 185 or higher on the PSAT and have a grade-point average of 3.25 out of a possible 4.0.
Both athletes played for the Dexter High School basketball team.
When asked of Ryder how did this achievement feel, "Feels pretty good," he said with a smile. Riley also nodded that it felt pretty good to get this honor!
Poplar Bluff, MO - Three Rivers will face Jefferson in the Region XVI Semifinals on Thursday evening at 7 p.m. at the Libla Family Sports Complex.
Should Three Rivers win, they will also host the championship at 7 p.m. Saturday against the winner of Moberly Area and Crowder game. The Raiders are undefeated with a 19-0 record in regular season play.
The Raiders beat Jefferson by 60 points in February, then again by 34 points at Hillsboro two weeks later. In the final matchup on March 27th, the Raiders easily won 103-53.
Dexter's own Chaylea Mosby will be playing for the Lady Raiders. She is having an extraordinary year at Three Rivers. She leads the team with a 15 point average per game. She is also fifth in the nation with 3-pointers per game and is 31st in the nation with steals.
Please cheer for your local Lady Raiders Basketball and CHAYLEA MOSBY!!!! ONCE A BEARCAT ALWAYS A BEARCAT!!!
Bloomfield, MO - The 2021 SCAA 8th Grade Volleyball Tournament will be held at Bloomfield in the high school gym.
Dexter's 8th grade Lady Cats earned the #1 seed followed by #2 Advance, #3 Bell City, #4 Bernie, #5 Puxico, #6 Woodland, #7 Bloomfield, and #8 Richland.
Game begin on Monday, April 5, 2021.
Monday, April 5th #1 Dexter vs #8 Richland at 5 p.m. and #3 Bell City vs #6 Woodland at 7 p.m.
Tuesday, April 6th #4 Bernie vs #5 Puxico at 4:30 p.m. and #2 Advance vs #7 Bloomfield at 6:30 p.m.
Game times for Thursday, April 8th will be announced on Wednesday.
3rd place game and championship game will be held on Friday, April 9th
Bloomfield, MO - The 2021 SCAA 7th Grade Volleyball Tournament seeds and bracket have been released. All games will be played at the Bloomfield High School gym.
Bernie 7th grade Lady Mules received the #1 seed followed by #2 Advance, #3 Dexter, #4 Bloomfield, #5 Puxico, #6 Woodland, and #7 Richland. Bell City does not have a 7th grade team therefore Bernie received a bye on the first evening.
Games begin on Monday, April 5, 2021.
#2 Advance and #7 Richland will play at 4 p.m. and #3 Dexter will play #6 Woodland at 6 p.m.
#4 Bloomfield will play #5 Puxico on Tuesday, April 6th at 5:30 p.m. The winner of that game will face #1 Bernie on Thursday.
Third place game and championship game will will be played on Friday, April 9th. Games on Thursday will be announced on Wednesday.