KXEO Sports Report 3/3/22

The Mexico Bulldogs boys basketball team will go for a second consecutive District championship on Saturday when they face the Macon Tigers at the Centralia High School. The number 1 seed Bulldogs defeated the Centralia Panthers 51-36 last (Wednesday) night in the semi-finals. Third seeded Macon upset the 2 seed Kirksville boys 42-35 in the other semifinal game. AM 1340 KXEO will be broadcasting Saturday’s District championship game between Mexico and Macon and it will be streaming on KXEO.com. Tip is set for 1, pregame starts at 12:40 with an interview with Mexico head coach Darren Pappas.

The Missouri Tigers women’s basketball team will start play in the SEC Tournament this afternoon.

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Mizzou is the 9 seed and will play 8 seed Arkansas with a noon tip off in Nashville.

The St. Louis Blues lost 5-3 to the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden last (Wednesday) night.

The Rangers rallied with 3 straight goals in the third period to defeat the Blues.

Ryan O’Reilly and David Perron each had a goal and an assist, Ivan Barbashev scored and Ville Husso made 24 saves for St. Louis, which had its 4 game winning streak come to an end.