Prep Hoops Missouri takes a look at the Best from last weekend’s Class 1 Final Four in Springfield. South Iron completed its three-peat state championship by defeating St. Elizabeth in overtime. In the third-place game, Platte Valley defeated Glasgow to…
Prep Hoops Missouri takes a look at the Best from last weekend’s Class 1 Final Four in Springfield. South Iron completed its three-peat state championship by defeating St. Elizabeth in overtime. In the third-place game, Platte Valley defeated Glasgow to take home the third-place trophy.
Prep Hoops Missouri now presents it Class 1 Final Four All-Tournament Team.
MOST VALUABLE PLAYER
Martez Burse Martez Burse 6'0" | PG South Iron | 2023 State MO (South Iron): The 6’2″ 2023 guard stepped into the role of South Iron’s prime-time scorer and led the Panthers to their third consecutive state title. In the Final Four, he averaged 22.5 points, 11.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists. In the championship game against St. Elizabeth, he scored 16 points after halftime to rally the Panthers to the victory.
Kolton Dinkins (South Iron): The 2023 guard was tremendous in the Final Four as he averaged 16 points and 3.5 rebounds in the two games. He scored 19 points in the championship game, including a last-second basket in regulation to send the game into overtime.
Caleb Oligschlaeger (St. Elizabeth): The 2023 guard was one of top perimeter shooters in Springfield during Final Four weekend, regardless of class. He averaged 17 points and 3.5 rebounds in the two games, which included his seven of 15 performance from 3-point range.
Memphis Bliley (Platte Valley): The 2023 guard was the top scorer in the Class 1 Final Four at 22.2 points a game as he led Platte Valley to a third-place finish. He had a terrific performance in the victory over Glasgow in the third-place game as he scored 27 points, hit six 3-pointers and had six steals.
Jace Kesel (St. Elizabeth): The 6’5″ 2023 forward averaged a double-double during the weekend, which was what he produced throughout the season. He averaged 12.5 points and 12 rebounds a game as he used his size and big body to his advantage in the paint.
Jordan Fuemmeler Jordan Fuemmeler 6'0" | PG Glasgow | 2024 State MO (Glasgow): The 6’0″ 2024 guard was the Yellowjackets to performer during the weekend as he averaged 16.5 points, 2.5 assists and 3.5 steals a game.
Max Jermain (Platte Valley)
Edris Hamilton (Glasgow)
Sawyer Huff Sawyer Huff 6'2" | SG South Iron | 2025 State MO (South Iron)
Marquis Burse (South Iron)
Gavin Williams (St. Elizabeth)