TOPEKA — Coming into Friday’s matchup with Topeka West, Manhattan girls’ basketball coach Scott Mall wanted to see his team improve on transition defense and offense. Forcing 27 turnovers and committing only six of their own, the Indians had no trouble routing the Chargers in a 72
Swimming at the always-tough Olathe Invitational Friday night, the Manhattan High swimming and diving team took eighth place in the 17-team event featuring some of the tougher teams the Indians will see all season. Manhattan had six individual finishers among the top 12 to score points,
At Wamego, the Red Raiders led for three quarters but couldn’t hold off Nemaha Central as the Thunder hit a long 3-pointer at the buzzer to complete their rally and stun Wamego in a 50-49 win Friday night. The Red Raiders led 47-42 with
At Flush, Rock Creek led by 12 at halftime but really opened things up in the second half, easily routing Council Grove. The Mustangs were led by Nate Berard’s 19 points, with Jared Garcia adding 18 and Carson Becker chipping in 16. Jackson Goodmiller was also in double
At Riley, the Falcons played close with Silver Lake all night before coming out on top for their second win of the season. Riley County trailed by four after one quarter, but tied the game at halftime at 27-27. The Falcons led by three at
At Junction City, Blue Valley took a 10-point lead to halftime before blowing the game open in the second half to win comfortably for its first win of the young season. Chase Carey led all scorers with 30 points, while Haydn Budenbender chipped in 19 for the
At Frankfort, the Wildcats hung tough against Doniphan West for two quarters before being outscored 23-14 in the third quarter to put the game out of reach. Alex Roeder had 12 points to lead Frankfort, while Jake Rose added 10. Frankfort (0-3) hosts Wetmore on Tuesday.
At Wamego, the Red Raiders trailed by four at halftime but managed to take the lead early in the fourth quarter and hold on for the win against the Thunder, holding off Nemaha Central’s late rally attempts. Wamego got 20 points from Lanie Page, with
At Flush, the Mustangs played close for one quarter before Council Grove took a 12-point lead to halftime. Rock Creek cut into the lead in the third quarter but was outscored 14-5 in the fourth quarter. Rock Creek (0-4) hits the road for a game
At Riley, the Falcons trailed by 13 at halftime and couldn’t cut into the deficit in the final two quarters against the Eagles. The Falcons got 14 points from Bethany Crubel, with Jordan Clouse adding six. Riley County (1-3) travels to Clay Center on Tuesday.
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