Posted On: 01/12/18 5:44 PM

TOURNAMENT PREVIEW: North Kansas City Tournament

KANSAS CITY — The North Kansas City Hornets have earned the No. 1 overall seed at its own tournament and are one of four state ranked Missouri Class 5 teams in the field.

Rock Bridge, the state’s No. 4 ranked team in Missouri Class 5, is seeded second and currently holds a 10-0 record entering play, which is scheduled to start on Monday.

The host Hornets are 12-0 this season and are currently ranked fifth in Class 5, Oak Park, the state’s No. 8 ranked team in Class 5 is 9-1 and are seeded third.

In a testament to the tournament’s strength, Park Hill South, coming off a big win over Blue Valley Northwest as part of the 810varsity Shootout on Saturday, is seeded fourth.

The tournament features several standout individual players, including Rock Bridge 2019s Isiaih Mosley and Dajuan Harris, Oak Park 2018 Ochai Agbaji, Park Hill South 2018 Lamel Robinson and several others.

Game Schedule


(2) Rock Bridge vs. (7) Truman, 2:30 p.m.

(1) NKC vs. (8) St. Pius X, 4 p.m.

(3) Oak Park vs. (6) Raymore Peculiar, 5:30 p.m.

(4) Park Hill South vs. (5) Liberty North, 7 p.m.


Consolation semifinals

Rock Bridge-Truman vs. Oak Park-Ray-Pec loser, 3:30 p.m.

NKC-St. Pius X vs. Park Hill South-Liberty North loser, 5 p.m.


Rock Bridge-Truman vs. Oak Park-Ray-Pec winner, 6:30 p.m.

NKC-St. Pius X vs. Park Hill South-Liberty North winner, 8 p.m.


Seventh-place game, 4 p.m.

Fifth-place game, 7 p.m.


Third-place game, 5:30 p.m.

Championship, 7 p.m.

Top Players to Watch

Ochai Agbaji, 6’5, SG, 2018, Oak Park

T.J. Babikir, 6’2, G, 2018, North Kansas City

Deng Bol. 6’1, 2018, North Kansas City

Tyson Cathy, 6’5, F, 2018, Liberty North

Donald Edmondson, 6’1, G, 2019, Truman

Kaden Evans, 6’3, SG, 2018, Oak Park

Robbie Hanson, 6’2, SG, 2018, Liberty North

Dajuan Harris, 6’3, PG, 2019, Rock Bridge

Wesley McCullough, 6’7, F, 2018, Raymore-Peculiar

Isiaih Mosley, 6’6, F, 2019, Rock Bridge

Jhaidyn Richadson, 6’4, G/F, 2018, Oak Park

Saadique Perkins, 6’4, G/F, 2018, Park Hill South

Lamel Robinson, 5’11, PG, 2019, Park Hill South

Kian Scroggins, 6’6, F, 2020, Raymore-Peculiar

Desi Williams, 5’9, PG, 2019, Park Hill South