TOPEKA — It took the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team three quarters of basketball against Shawnee Heights to get over a break-induced sluggish streak Friday night. Then in the fourth, the Indians snapped out of it, outscoring the Thunderbirds 16-4 in the final period to win
Winning big wrestling tournaments always feels good, but for Manhattan High, this one feels even more special. Throughout the day, the Indians went back and forth in the standings with Junction City, but in the finals round, it was Manhattan that did enough to come
TOPEKA — Even with 22 turnovers, the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team had its chances. The Indians used an outstanding third quarter to turn a six-point deficit into a six-point lead, but couldn’t hold on in the end, allowing Shawnee Heights to rally in the fourth
At Riley, Katelyn Thomson scored a game-high 15 points to lead the Falcons (4-3, 3-0 Mid-East) past Rossville (1-7, 0-2), 42-25. Riley County steadily built its lead throughout the game, outscoring Rossville in every quarter to pull away at the end.
At Flush, Silver Lake dominated the first half to rout Rock Creek Friday night. The Eagles outscored the Wildcats 16-4 in the first quarter and held a 37-14 halftime lead before calling off the dogs in the second half. Megan Srna led Rock Creek with 12
At Blue Rapids, the Valley Heights Mustangs (5-2, 3-1 Twin Valley) took care of business in its win over Axtell (2-7, 1-4) Friday night. The Mustangs led 30-12 at halftime and maintained that large lead through the second half. Sidney Blackburn led the Mustangs with 19
At Frankfort, the hometown Wildcats (6-1, 3-1 Twin Valley) took care of business against Centralia (2-4, 2-2) in a game that was close all night long. Frankfort led 24-23 after three quarters, but was able to extend that lead in the fourth. Josie Hale led
At Washington, the undefeated Tigers dispatched the Rams easily Friday night in a return to action for both teams after the break. Blue Valley (0-7, 0-2 Twin Valley) plays at the Twin Valley League tournament next week.
At Wamego, the Red Raiders had no trouble dispatching winless Concordia Friday night. Wamego (7-0, 3-0 NCKL) travels to Marysville this Friday, looking to extend its winning streak. Individual scoring was not available.
At Flush, Rock Creek (6-1, 3-0 Mid East) took a 16-7 lead after the first quarter and never looked back against previously undefeated Silver Lake (5-1, 3-1) on Friday. The Mustangs outscored Silver Lake 27-16 in the second half to pad its lead and win
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