The Newtown-Harris basketball team finished one step short of the MSHSAA Show-Me Showdown in Columbia this weekend, losing to Class 1 defending state champions Jefferson on Saturday at Maryville.
The Tigers had no answers for the Eagles’ defense or their size as Newtown-Harris lost to Jefferson, 59-41.
The difference in the game was rebounding and turnovers. Jefferson overcame its 38 percent shooting output by out-rebounding Newtown-Harris, 41-22. The Eagles also