Class 3 Final Four All-Tournament Team
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The Final Four of the Class 3 State Tournament was held last weekend in Springfield on the campus of Missouri State University. New Madrid Central defeated Lutheran North to win the state championship while Thayer defeated Lafayette County in the…
The Final Four of the Class 3 State Tournament was held last weekend in Springfield on the campus of Missouri State University. New Madrid Central defeated Lutheran North to win the state championship while Thayer defeated Lafayette County in the third-place game.
Prep Hoops Missouri presents its Class 3 Final Four All-Tournament Team.
CO-MOST VALUABLE PLAYERS
(New Madrid Central): The 6’5″ 2024 forward had a dominant weekend in leading the Eagles to the state championship. He averaged 23.5 points, 8.5 rebounds and three blocks a game in the two games. He also threw down a number of crowd-pleasing rim-rattling dunks that put a charge into the Great Southern Bank Arena
(New Madrid Central): The 6’0″ 2024 guard had a very impressive Final Four weekend in leading the Eagles to the state title. He averaged 23.5 points a game, along with four rebounds, 2.5 assists and 4.5 steals a game. He was also electric on the defensive end.
(Lutheran North): The 6’4″ 2024 guard enjoyed an excellent weekend as he led the Crusaders back into the statewide picture. He averaged 18.5 points, four rebounds and two assists in the two games. He scored a team high 20 points and made five 3-pointers in the championship game against New Madrid Central.
(Thayer): The 6’3″ 2024 guard stepped into a prime role this year and led the Bobcats to a third-place finish. He averaged 16.5 points, 6.5 rebounds and two steals a game in the Final Four.
Josiah Golden (Lafayette County): The 5’10” 2023 guard led the Huskers back to the Final Four for the second consecutive season. He averaged 14.5 points, five rebounds and two assists a game over the weekend.
Rowan Spencer (Thayer): The 2024 guard was one of the leading scorers of the weekend at 22 points a game. In the third-place game against Lafayette County, he scored a weekend-high 32 points, which included six of eight from 3-point range.
Izy Prude (Lutheran North): The 2025 guard enjoyed a productive weekend for the state runner-up Crusaders. He averaged 10.5 points, two assists and two steals in the two games. His 3-pointer as time expired against Thayer sent the state semifinal game into overtime.
Devin Harrington (Thayer)
Cade Limback (Lafayette County)
Davell Long (Lutheran North)
Brayden Newsom (New Madrid Central)
Easton Pitts (Thayer)
Jameel Merritt (Lafayette County)