February 19, 2022

By Fred Liggett

The time has come for some area high school basketball teams to play in district tournaments and try to keep their seasons alive one game at a time. Both Summit Christian Academy and St. Michael’s will find themselves tipping off post season play next week.

The Class 3 District 14 tournament will be played at Lafayette High School in Higginsville, MO. The fun begins with a pair of games on Monday, Feb 21 when the #4 seed Summit Christian Eagles Girls play #5 seed Barstow at 5:30 p.m. With a win the Eagles will play a second round game on Wednesday, Feb. 23 at 5:30 p.m. The boys district tournament starts the next day on Tuesday, Feb. 22. The Summit Christian Eagles boys are the #5 seed and play at 4:30 p.m. against #4 seeded Lexington. With a win the Eagles will advance to play top seed Lafayette County on Thursday, Feb. 24 at 5:30 p.m.

The St. Michael’s Guardians boys team is also competing in the Class 3, District 14 tourney. The Guardians are the #2 seed and open play at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb, 22 against #7 seed St. Paul Lutheran. With a win the Guardians will advance to play a semi-final round game on Thursday, Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. The Guardians girls team will be competing in the Class 5, District 7 tournament being played at Warrensburg High School. First round game finds the Guardians the #4 seed team playing #5 seed St. Teresa’s Academy at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 26. With a win the Guardians will play again on Tuesday, March 1 at 5:30 p.m.

Keep up on the district Tournament results on the Lee’s Summit Tribune Facebook page.