In the second game of the season in early December, the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team got all it could handle in a 59-54 win at Topeka West.
Going into his recruitment to play college soccer, Manhattan High senior Tyler Daveline had a pretty good idea of what he wanted.
At Abilene, Wamego played its second game of the season without Lanie Page, and once again lost a close matchup, falling 32-29 to Abilene Tuesday night.
At Flush, Centralia needed overtime to defeat Rock Creek in a low-scoring affair, leading 16-13 at halftime before scoring just six points, two in each second-half quarter as well as overtime, to narrowly defeat the Mustangs.
At Riley, the Falcons took a seven-point lead in the first quarter and led 22-16 at halftime before winning both quarters of the second half against Marysville.
At Blue Rapids, Valley Heights had no trouble taking care of Blue Valley in a lopsided win, taking a 26-9 lead after the first quarter and cruising to victory the rest of the way, winning each quarter of the game.
At Troy, the Wildcats took a six-point lead to halftime and led by seven heading into the fourth quarter, but Frankfort couldn’t hold off the Trojans in a close loss on the road, as Troy outscored the Wildcats 17-9 in the fourth quarter to win.
At Flush, Rock Creek had no trouble defending its home turf against the Panthers, taking a 14-point lead to halftime after an even first quarter and outscoring Centralia by 15 in the second half to win comfortably.
At Riley, the Falcons used a strong first quarter to take a lead against the Bulldogs they would not relinquish in their nine-point win.
At Blue Rapids, the Mustangs completed the sweep of Blue Valley Tuesday night with a lopsided win over the Rams, winning each quarter and taking a 13-point lead to halftime before pulling away even more in the second half.
At Troy, Frankfort came out firing on all cylinders against Troy in a tough road matchup and took an 18-10 lead after one quarter of play.
At Abilene, Wamego stayed close with Abilene most of the game but couldn’t keep pace in the fourth quarter in a loss to the Cowboys.
Most days, the kind of scores the Manhattan boys’ bowling team put up on Monday would be enough to win a quadrangular meet.
Manhattan head coach Scott Mall wanted to see his team come out strong from the opening tip in response to the team’s Friday night loss to Olathe South, and the Indians did in a big way.
Playing on back-to-back nights for the second time in a week, Manhattan head coach Benji George was prepared to be satisfied a win of any kind on the road at Great Bend Friday night.
Erin was tired of being on the sidelines and tired of working behind the scenes. She was ready to shed the life she lived for 18 years as a manicurist and ready to shed the pounds she put on as a working mom.
At Frankfort, Valley Heights earned a Twin-Valley League road win Friday night with a 67-48 win over Frankfort.
At Alma, Riley County put together a dominant effort against Wabaunsee in a Mid-East League road win.
At Randolph, Wetmore pulled away from Blue Valley in a league matchup, winning comfortably against the Rams.
At Alma, Riley County held off Wabaunsee for a 15-point Mid-East League road win.
At Randolph, Blue Valley played close against Wetmore for two quarters, trailing at halftime by just two points, but couldn’t keep up the pace in the second half.
At Frankfort, Valley Heights took a 20-9 into the second quarter and built up its lead in the second half against the Wildcats, winning comfortably on the road in Twin-Valley League play.
MCPHERSON — The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team used a strong first half to fuel its 49-36 win over Andale in the third-place game at McPherson’s Mid-America Classic Saturday evening.
Playing on back-to-back nights for the second time in a week, the Manhattan High boys’ basketball grinded out a win on the road at Great Bend Friday night, 47-36.
The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team had multiple chances to come away with a win against Olathe South Friday night in the semifinals of the Mid-America Classic, but couldn’t come up with the victory in a 54-50 loss.
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