Bailey Boulay

Eureka junior Bailey Boulay dribbles toward the Jackson goal while being guarded by Holland Guilliams of the Indians in the Class 6 state quarterfinals on March 11 in Hillsboro.

The junior guard was instrumental in the Wildcats reaching the Class 6 final four Saturday with 15 points in a 54-38 quarterfinal victory over Jackson. A week earlier she helped Eureka win the District 2 tournament, averaging 14.7 points and 4.1 assists in wins over Springfield Central, Kirkwood and Parkway South. The Wildcats (23-7) play Columbia Rock Bridge (23-7) Friday in the semifinals at Great Southern Bank Arena in Springfield.