Hutchinson began to break open a tight game mid-second quarter and went on to defeat the Junction City Blue Jays, 56 to 29, in the winner's bracket semi-final round of the Tournament of Champions. Larkin Turner led the blue jays with 8 points and Sheldon Butler-Lawson had 6 points in the loss. Junction City will play for 3rd place at 3pm Saturday afternoon against Derby.
Junction City will play Abilene for fifth place in the Salina Invitational girls basketball tournament at 2 p.m. Saturday. The Lady Jays defeated Buhler 48-27 in the consolation semifinal round on Friday.