Chery made seven of eight free throws and three treys to go with his eight rebounds, five assists and two steals.
Kevin Punter had 18 points, three rebounds, four assists and a seal. Deron Hill had 14 points with a trey.
Shaquille Boga led the Cardinals with 24 points and Orlando Johnson added 23.
State Fair, 16-5, led 48-42 at the half.
Mineral Area fell to 17-4 on the season. Photos by Randy Kirby, Sedalia News Journal.