The Grain Valley girls basketball team found itself behind by one point after one half Saturday.
But a balanced attack help the Eagles glide by the host Marshall Owls to claim a 59-50 victory and the title of the Marshall Tournament.
“We got down eight in the third quarter but we got it balanced out and the girls started clicking,” Eagles coach Randy Draper said after his team improved to 3-0.
Maddie Knust, who led the Eagles with 22 points, scored 17 of those in the first half, sinking four 3-pointers to keep them afloat.
Kendra Sibert added 16 points, Keely Hill had eight and Brittney McKay contributed seven.
FORT OSAGE 38, RAYTOWN SOUTH 34: The Indians got off to a slow start against the Cardinals but were able to bounce back in the second half to claim a non-conference win Monday.
Fort Osage (3-2) was down 11-4 after one period and went into halftime trailing 17-6. The Indians finally got going in the third by outscoring South 14-9 to cut the lead to 26-20 before coming back in the fourth.
Kiyley Flowers led Fort with 13 points and Cam Miller added 12, all on 3-point baskets.
VAN HORN 68, KANSAS CITY EAST 34: Van Horn fell behind 4-0 to start the game and then outscored the Bears 41-4 the rest of the half on the way to a non-conference home win Monday.
Lexi Robinson scored 14 points, Jasmine Williams added 13 and Daisy Washington had 12 for the Falcons (2-2), who led 41-8 at halftime.
Van Horn’s junior varsity also won 49-35.
WILLIAM CHRISMAN 54, LIFE PREP ACADEMY 38: Chrisman jumped to a 27-11 halftime lead on the way to a consolation win over Life Prep Academy in the Hays (Kan.) Invitational Saturday.
Jacque David scored 15 points to lead a balanced attack for the Bears. Jenn David added nine points and Abbie Emmons had six.
LEE’S SUMMIT NORTH 73, ST. TERESA’S ACADEMY 60: The Broncos improved to 3-1 after a 13-point win over the Stars Monday.
Aiyana Johnson and Alexis Griffin led North with 22 points each and Tiana Gipson added 13.