The Leeton Bulldogs lost in the 3rd place game of the Missouri State Basketball Championshps to Advance by a score of 69-53. The Leeton Bulldogs had victories over Drexel 56 to 48, Walnut Grove 65-63, before losing to Winson 53-35 in the semifinals on Thursday, March 12th.

The Leeton Bulldogs finished fourth in the state, with a record of 28-4 on the season. Leeton was led by James Cavender with 15 points and Dylan Swabby with 12 points.

Winston will play Meadville for the state championship in Class 1 on Saturday (March 14) at 2:40 p.m.