WEB EXTRA: Stanberry Returns to State

By Matt Tritten | mtritten@kq2.com

Published 03/08 2014 08:02PM

Updated 03/08 2014 08:16PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) For the second year in a row, Stanberry's back in the Class 1 semifinal game. The Bulldogs beat Wellington-Napoleon 51-47 Saturday afternoon to punch their ticket to next Thursday's game in Mizzou Arena.

Stanberry (26-1) led Wellington 23-14 at halftime, but the Tigers outscored the Bulldogs 17-7 to take a one-point lead into the fourth quarter. Stanberry responded with a quick 7-2 run early in the final frame to take the lead for good.

Senior Ryan Jensen led Stanberry with 17 points. Sophomore Daniel Hailey added 11.

The Bulldogs will face Scott County Central at 3:20pm Thursday inside Mizzou Arena.

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