MMK Boys Take 3rd, Girls Season Ends

The Mary M. Knight boys’ basketball team took 3rd place in the 2019 Southwest District 4 1B Boys Basketball Tournament knocking off Firm Foundation Thursday 59 to 47. The Owls trailed the Eagles 14 to 13 at the end of the first quarter and had a 22 to 21 lead at the half. In the third, the boys from Matlock started to pull away and put the game away in the fourth. The MMK boys now host Yakama Nation Tribal School at 2 PM Saturday in a cross over game for a shot at regionals.

The Mary M. Knight girls’ basketball team’s season came to an end Thursday with a 64 to 43 loss to Columbia Adventist Academy in the 2019 Southwest District 4 1B Girls Basketball Tournament. The Lady Kodiaks held the Lady Owls to 8 points in the first quarter and 7 in the second and built a 32 to 15 halftime lead. CAA led put the game away in the third. The girls from Matlock finish the season with a 16-and-5 record.