The California Middle School seventh grade girls basketball team came away from the Versailles Tournament last week with the championship, after defeating the host 51-13 Friday night.
The California Lady Pinto basketball teams were on the road Wednesday, Jan. 22, for games at Hallsville, where the varsity defeated the Lady Indians for a big conference win, 52-42.
The California girls basketball teams hosted Fatima Thursday, where the varsity Lady Pintos suffered a 53-44 loss to the Lady Comets.
Jan. 27-30 at Russellville High School Seeding: 1. California; 2. Russellville; 3. Father Tolton; 4. Belle; 5. Versailles; and 6. Warsaw.
Wednesday, Feb. 5: 6 p.m. - Fatima vs. Blair Oaks.
The California Middle School seventh grade boys basketball team traveled to Boonville Wednesday, Jan. 15, where the young Pintos captured a 55-37 win to move to 7-1 on the season. This was Boonville's first loss of the season.
Russellville boys The Indians played Montgomery City in the first round of the South Callaway Tournament Jan. 13 at Mokane, where Russellville suffered a 96-40 loss.
After defeating seventh-seeded Southern Boone in the first round of the California 20th Annual Girls Basketball Tournament Jan. 13, second-seeded California lost a hard-fought battle to third-seeded Jefferson City in overtime, 38-36, in the semifinal round Wednesday.
After swapping the lead back and forth with Fatima in the first half of Saturday's championship game at the California 80th Annual Boys Basketball Tournament, the Pintos stepped up their game in the third quarter to change the pace and ultimately clench the title, the Pintos' first in 25 years at the California Tourney.
Prairie Home's varsity girls and boys basketball teams hosted Jamestown for Homecoming Friday night, where the Lady Panthers captured a 56-51 win, while the Panthers suffered a 46-28 loss to the Eagles. The theme for the PHS Homecoming was Dr. Seuss.
The California Lady Pintos faced Jefferson City in the semifinal round of the California 20th Annual Girls Basketball Tournament Wednesday night, where the second-seeded Lady Pintos lost a hard-fought battle to the third-seeded Lady Jays in overtime, 38-36.
California faced Southern Boone Tuesday night in first-round action at the California 80th Annual Basketball Tournament, where the Pintos captured a 74-52 win.
Prairie Home boys The Panthers were on the road Jan. 3 where they captured a 44-28 win from Calvary Lutheran.
The Lady Pintos played by far their most intense game of this season Monday night at the 20th Annual California Tournament as they came from behind led by junior Kelsey Roush to pull off a 51-49 win against Southern Boone.
The California Pintos hosted Southern Boone Friday at Hawthorn Bank's Pack the Gym Night at California High School, where they defeated the Eagles 72-47.