Statesmen advance to Final Four

Emily Goben
News/Opinion Editor

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Senior Matt Enright goes in for a layup as the opposing Central High School team tries to swipe the ball away from the net during the State Championship Quarterfinals. Webster won 41-27, advancing to the Final Four on Friday, March 18. Photo by Brody Zarky.

Varsity women’s and men’s basketball will advance to Final Four in the Missouri Class Five State Championship on Friday, March 18, at Missouri State University. 

Women’s basketball will play Whitfield at 10 a.m. and men’s basketball will play Cardinal Ritter at 6 p.m. 

In what started as a close game, women’s basketball pulled ahead and defeated Notre Dame (Cape Girardeau) with a 41-27 win in the Quarterfinal game on Saturday, March 12. The men’s team played immediately after, continuing the winning streak with a 75-65 win against Central (Cape Girardeau).

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Emily Goben – News/Opinion Editor

This will be Emily Goben’s first year on ECHO staff, but she made several contributions while taking journalism class her sophomore year.


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