Posted On: 12/31/20 8:46 AM

What better way is it to close out the year with some championship holiday tournament basketball. Prep Hoops Missouri takes a look at the five championship games on tap for today with our fearless predictions.

Blue & Gold (Blue), Nixa vs Hartville, 2 p.m. - A heavyweight battle of undefeated teams who have been rolling this season. A senior-laden Hartville team is looking for a repeat championship, but Nixa has other ideas after their thrilling victory over Parkview in the semifinals. (Prediction: Hartville)

Blue & Gold (White), Greenwood vs Republic, 4 p.m. - Greenwood is looking for a repeat championship behind the great Aminu MohammedAminuMohammed6'5" | SGSpringfield Greenwood | 2021State#19NationMO. They did get a scare from Ozark in the semifinals, yet survived. Republic will provide a nice test with its good defense and guard play. (Prediction: Greenwood)

LeBlond: St. Michael de Archangel vs Smithville, 8:30 p.m. - Top-seeded SMA has a very talented squad led by 6’6 2022 guard Deuce RobertsDeuceRoberts6'6" | CGSt. Michael | 2022StateMO. Smithville will take its shot tonight behind talented 2023 Striker Edwards. (Prediction: St. Michael’s)

Park Hills Central: South Iron vs Park Hills Central, 7:30 p.m. - An entertaining final that could feature a lot of points. South Iron is looking

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