TECUMSEH — If the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team had hopes of competing for a league title over the course of the final five games of the regular season, winning at least one game this week was crucial.
Following his team’s 76-69 loss to the Thunderbirds — the Tribe’s first loss in Centennial League play — George said both were sorely lacking at times in a game of runs that ultimately went to the home team.
At Flush, the Rock Creek boys’ basketball team held on to beat Marysville, 52-50, on Tuesday at home.
At Blue Rapids, the Mustangs got off to a slow start and never recovered in a 64-48 loss to the Tigers.
At Clyde, Blue Valley took an early lead, but couldn’t hang on in a 64-57 loss on the road.
At Concordia, the Panthers jumped ahead from the get-go and never looked back in an 89-66 win over Riley County.
At Frankfort, the Wildcats took Onaga into overtime on Tuesday, but struggled to score in the extra period in a 54-47 loss.
At Clyde, Blue Valley went into the fourth quarter tied with Clifton-Clyde on Tuesday and narrowly won 38-37.
At Frankfort, the Wildcats put the cherry on top of a rout by outscoring Onaga 22-5 in the third quarter on the way to a 54-25 win.
At Flush, Marysville had a big third quarter and Rock Creek couldn’t recover in a 45-37 win for the Bulldogs.
At Concordia, Riley County lost its lead in the third quarter, but rallied back to win 47-45 on Tuesday on the road.
At Blue Rapids, a poor third quarter kept Valley Heights from picking up a win on Tuesday, falling 58-55 to Washington County.
At Chapman, Wamego rallied back to force overtime and then edged Chapman, 59-57, for the win on Tuesday.
TECUMSEH – The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team lost its first Centennial League game of the season Tuesday night to Shawnee Heights, 76-69.
TECUMSEH – The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team took a double-digit lead in the third quarter and held on to win against Shawnee Heights Tuesday night, 62-55.
After securing a sweep at Topeka West in dominant fashion, the Manhattan High basketball teams are in for a tougher test at Shawnee Heights tonight, beginning with the girls’ game at 6 p.m.
The Manhattan High girls’ bowling team took first place at a quadrangular meet in Topeka Monday afternoon, edging out Shawnee Heights to come home with the win.
Manhattan High took the lead for good early in the first quarter and cruised to victory while handing the Chargers their worst loss of the season in a 68-41 rout.
Against Topeka West Friday night, Manhattan forced 34 turnovers and turned many of those giveaways into easy baskets on the other end in a dominant 64-35 win.
After three years of watching rival Junction City celebrate with the league trophy, the Blue Jays clearly did not have the depth to make a run at this year’s title.
RILEY — The Riley County girls’ basketball team never trailed in its 45-33 victory over Rock Creek on Friday, but the Falcons could never quite pull away either.
The Manhattan Invitational swim meet hosted by the Manhattan High swimming and diving team has been held at the KSU Natatorium for decades.
At Randolph, Frankfort had little trouble scoring a Twin-Valley League win on the road against Blue Valley, taking an 11-point lead after one quarter and 17-point advantage to halftime en route to a 23-point win.
At Troy, Valley Heights hung around against Troy but couldn’t get over the hump in an 11-point loss.
At Wamego, the Red Raiders dominated Osage City from start to finish, taking an 11-point lead after one quarter and a 24-point lead to halftime.
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