The Hannibal Middle School 7th grade boys basketball team went undefeated over the weekend to claim the Mexico Tournament championship.

The Hannibal Middle School 7th grade boys basketball team went undefeated over the weekend to claim the Mexico Tournament championship.

Hannibal defeated Moberly 36-26 on Friday night in its season opener. Haden Robertson led the way with 11 points and 11 rebounds. Dontavion Caldwell added 10 rebounds. Brock Wiley contributed eight points, while Markahl "Buck" Humphrey added six.

HMS advanced to 2-0 with a 52-30 win over Mexico on Saturday morning. The Pirates benefitted from a great third quarter during which they outscored their opponent by 18. Humphrey scored 15 points, Daeshon Glasgow had eight, and Wiley and Jacob Hickman provided six each. Every Hannibal player scored and corralled at least two rebounds.

HMS 7th grade Lady Pirates go unbeaten at tournament

The Hannibal Middle School 7th grade girls basketball team opened up the season with a pair of victories over the weekend at the Mexico Tournament to bring home the title.

Hannibal beat Moberly 36-24 on Friday behind a team-high 15 points from Chloe Simms. Nora Hark scored seven points, while Alaina White finished with seven.

HMS then topped Mexico 28-8 on Saturday. Simms recorded eight points to lead the way. White finished with six, while Kyliah French and Brynn Burton each added four a piece.