St. Joseph Rivals Meet for District Championship

Published 03/07 2014 03:33PM

Updated 03/07 2014 03:42PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The second meeting of the 2013-2014 basketball season between Lafayette and Benton comes with high stakes.

The Fighting Irish host the Cardinals in the Class 4, District 16 championship game Friday at 5:30pm.

Benton won the regular season meeting 40-21, but Lafayette enters the game coming off its biggest win of the season -- a 42-40 victory over No. 5 Smithville.

The winner advances to the sectional game March 12th at Staley High School against the Class 4, District 15 champ.

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