Springfield, MO - The O'Reilly Family Event Center on the Drury University campus will play host to 160 of the state's top graduating senior boys and girls basketball standouts when the Missouri Basketball Coaches Association hosts the Missouri Challenge on Sunday May 26 and Monday May 27.
Teams are divided to represent each of the MBCA eight regions. Collegiate Awards has served as the title sponsor of the event.
The Northwest Boys roster will include the following players.
Blake Edwards Lawson
Kaid Hendren South Harrison
Dexter Daniel Gallatin
Tyler Lupfer Albany
Jeremiah Libich North Andrew
Colton Hartley Mercer
Jesse Utt Braymer (William Penn)
Jonathan Baker Maryville
Tyler Kenkel Maryville
Zach Jermain Jefferson
Coaches: Rory Jackson - North Andrew, Josh Gannan - South Harrison
The Northwest Girls roster will be led by Miss Show-Me Basketball, Sierra Michaelis who will attend Mizzou and will also include:
Samantha Copeland Polo
Quincy Copple Hale
Chelsea Dewey East Buchanan
Elsie Greenwood Hamilton
Sierra Michaelis North Mercer (Missouri)
Courtney Owens North Mercer (Central Methodist)
Alex Phillips Mound City
Shanna Welch Jefferson