At Onaga, the Frankfort boys (9-6, 4-3 Twin-Valley) used a 14-5 run in the second quarter to keep Onaga (9-5, 4-2) at arm’s length the rest of the way on Tuesday — winning 53-42.
Alex Surdez led Frankfort with 15 points, including three 3-pointers, while Calahan Brown and Lucas Adams each added 13.
MARYSVILLE 57, RILEY CO. 44
At Riley, Marysville (7-7, 1-5 NCKL) won a non-league matchup with the Falcons (3-11, 1-6) on Tuesday, outscoring them by eight in the second quarter and nine in the third to pull away and win comfortably.
Bryce Chavis scored a game-high 17 points for Riley County, with Jacey Buss adding 10. Garrett Kort led the way for the Bulldogs with 13 points.
VALLEY HEIGHTS 71, WETMORE 38
At Blue Rapids, the Mustangs (11-3, 7-1 Twin-Valley) had no trouble taking care of business against Wetmore (1-11, 0-6) on Tuesday, leading 47-22 at halftime and extending that lead even after calling off the dogs in the second half.
Derek Trimble and Elijah Smith each had 15 points for Valley Heights, with Charles Musil and Dylan Parker each adding eight. Kyle Shumaker finished with a game-high 20 points for Wetmore.
ABILENE 77, WAMEGO 65, 2OT
At Abilene, the Cowboys (12-2, 5-1 NCKL) won the battle of attrition in the NCKL showdown between its top boys’ teams, handing Wamego (10-4, 4-1) its first league loss of the year in double overtime. After playing even the whole way, Wamego ran out of gas in the second overtime, with Abilene outscoring the Red Raiders 16-4 in the final period to take a leg up in the league race.
Dakota Turner led Wamego with 14 points, while Isaac Poe adding 12. Andy Wilson scored 26 points, while Jacob Harms added 25 for the Cowboys.
FRANKFORT 37, ONAGA 30
At Onaga, Frankfort (10-4, 5-2 Twin-Valley) used a strong first half, outscoring the Buffaloes (3-12, 0-6) by 11 in the first half and riding that momentum to victory, despite Onaga doing its best to rally in the third quarter.
Josie Hale scored 20 points, including a perfect 6 of 6 free throws, with Jessa Jones adding 10 points.
RILEY CO. 41, MARYSVILLE 39
At Riley, the Falcons (9-5, 5-1 Mid-East) needed a strong fourth quarter to pull out a non-league victory against Marysville, outscoring the Bulldogs (9-5, 4-3 NCKL) 13-9 in the final period.
Katelyn Thomson scored a game-high 16 points for Riley County, while the Makayla and Madison Vargo combined to score 15 points.
VALLEY HEIGHTS 56, WETMORE 49
At Blue Rapids, the Mustangs (11-3, 7-1 Twin-Valley) overcame a slow start to beat Wetmore (7-6, 3-3) on Tuesday. The Cardinals took a 12-3 lead in the first quarter, only to let Valley Heights come storming back in the second on a 20-10 run. Once they had the lead, the Mustangs outscored Wetmore in both the third and fourth quarters to get the win.
Cassidy Coggins led Valley Heights with 13 points, while Brandi Roepke chipped in 11.
WAMEGO 76, ABILENE 35
At Abilene, the Red Raiders (13-1, 5-0 NCKL) dominated from start to finish against the overmatched Cowgirls (9-5, 3-3) on Tuesday, outscoring them 25-6 in the first quarter and 23-13 in the second to put the game away before halftime.
Kaylee Page scored 27 points, while Lanie Page finshed with 16 points. Lakyn Rowden finished with 15 points.