Posted On: 12/25/17 7:47 PM

The field is set for the Joe Machens Great 8, which will be held from Dec. 28-30 at Jefferson City. The tournament features four teams from Missouri and four teams from outside of the state, including Illinois, Oklahoma, Ohio and Tennessee.

Missouri Players to Watch


Jamar Madge, Jr. 6’3″ Raytown South

Landon Harrison 5’10” Helias

Se’Von Witt 6’6″ Raytown South

Nate Bax 6’6″ Helias

Garrett Parker, Jefferson City

Caleb Jones 6’7″ Raytown South

DeManie Jarrett 6’7″ Jefferson City


Ben Cooper 6’2″ Helias

Beau Washer 6’2″ Tolton


Coban Porter 6’3″ Tolton

Brennan Jeffries 6’0″ Jefferson City

Jonny Berndt 6’2″ Tolton

Marcus Anthony 6’0″ Helias



Thursday, December 28

Raytown South vs. Hyde Park (IL), 4 p.m.

Helias vs. Owasso (OK), 5:30 p.m.

Jefferson City vs. Craigmont (TN), 7 p.m.

Tolton vs. Arlington (OH), 8:30 p.m.


Friday, December 29 (Semifinals)

Ray South-Hyde Park winner vs. Helias-Owasso winner, 7 p.m.

Jeff City-Craigmont winner vs. Tolton-Arlington winner, 8:30 p.m.


Saturday, December 30

Seventh Place, 10:30 a.m.

Consolation, 1:30 p.m.

Third Place, 4:30 p.m.

Championship, 7 p.m.