Kearney boys hoops lock down high-powered Platte County offense to win district title

Kearney players celebrate winning the Missouri Class 5 District 16 boys basketball championship Thursday, March 4 at Platte County High School.

KEARNEY — Kearney boys hoops preached the need for lockdown defense as they faced No. 1 seed Platte County in the district final on Thursday, March 4 at Platte County High School.

The Bulldogs delivered as they held an explosive Pirates offense to their lowest scoring output of the season during a 54-50 victory to secure the Missouri Class 5 District 16 championship.

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