The Pierce City Lady Eagles advanced to the championship game of the McAuley Lady Warrior Classic Thursday night.
The top seeded Lady Eagles downed Miller 49-37.
Pierce City began its game on a 16-5 run through the first quarter and led 29-15 at halftime.
Miller countered, outscoring the Lady Eagles 11 to 4 in the third quarter.
Pierce City responded by outperforming the Lady Cardinals 16-11 over the final eight minutes for the victory.
Scoring for Pierce City were: Krishna Merriman, 15; Megan Golubski, 10; Becca Hatfield 9; Christine Younker, 7; Kaelyn Osborn, 6; and Baliee Hayward, 2.
Pierce City plays second seeded Crane in the championship on Saturday. Tipoff is set for 6 p.m.