Waynesville High School’s varsity boys’ and girls’ basketball teams ended their seasons at their respective district tournaments last week.
The fourth-seeded WHS Tigers fell to the top-seeded Ozark Tigers 33-27 March 3 at Lebanon High School. Ozark would go on to win the district championship.
The district loss followed a tough 58-54 loss at home to the Jefferson City Jays and a 50-47 home win over the West Plains Zizzers Feb. 25.
The WHS Boys’ team ended their season with a 12-13 season record, including a 5-5 home record, 5-5 at neutral sites, such as tournaments, and 2-3 on the road. Together, the team averaged 53.5 points per game, while allowing 51.4 per game.
Meanwhile, the WHS Lady Tigers fell to the Ozark Lady Tigers 59-43 March 2 at Lebanon in their Class 5, District 10 opener. The Ozark girls’ team was also the top seed and would go on to win the tournament.
Waynesville’s loss followed a 65-62 win over the Sedalia Smith-Cotton Tigers Feb. 27.
The WHS girls’ varsity squad ended their season with a record of 5-18, including a record of 2-5 at home, 3-7 at neutral locations and 0-6 at away games. They averaged 37.8 points per game and allowed an average of 53.3 points per game.