Just nine days after falling to its district sister school, the Lafayette girls basketball team got a measure of revenge Monday.
A strong start helped as Lafayette held on for a 61-59 win over Eureka in a Class 5 District 3 semifinal at home.
Sidney Wolf led the Lancers (14-9) with 20 points while Maddie Chester pitched in 15 and Brynn Jeffries added 14 in the victory.
Lafayette led 15-9 after the first quarter, 34-23 at halftime and 44-36 at the end of the third quarter.
The Lancers will play Marquette for the district title at 5 p.m. on Friday.
Marquette 64, Parkway South 63 • A big night by Kennedi Watkins helped carry the Mustangs (15-10) past the Colts in a Class 5 District 3 semifinal at Lafayette.
Watkins scored 27 points to pace the Mustangs.
Ally Fitzgerald added 17.
Parkway North 64, John Burroughs 47 • A big second quarter made all the difference as the Vikings rolled past the Bombers in a Class 4 District 5 semifinal.
North (21-6) outscored Burroughs 21-8 in the second to open up the 35-18 halftime lead.
Mackenzie Rhodes led North with 22 points while Je'Naiya Davis added 18.
North will play Westminster, which upended Ladue 58-39 in the other semifinal, in the district championship game at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.
Cor Jesu 63, Fox 32 • Mallory Ronshausen led four players in double figures with 20 points as the Chargers (14-13) beat the Warriors in a Class 5 District 2 semifinal at Lindbergh.
Addison Erusha poured in 15 points to boost the offense while Jessica Solon and Molly Hummel chipped in 12 points apiece.
Cor Jesu will play Oakville at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Lindbergh for the district title.
Oakville 53, Lindbergh 40 • Emily Kuntze scored a team-high 13 points to lead four Tigers in double figures in a Class 5 District 2 semifinal win.
Calynn Gicante and Angela Elguezabal each amassed double-doubles with 12 points points apiece. Elguezabal hauled in 17 rebounds and Gicante had 11.
Amanda Fitzwilliam added 10 points for Oakville (16-9).