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.
MCPHERSON — Scott Mall didn’t think Manhattan played a complete game against Valley Center in the quarterfinals of the Mid-America Classic on Thursday afternoon.
The Manhattan High bowling teams traveled to Junction City on Thursday for a quadrangular meet with Junction City, Salina-Sacred Heart and Seaman.
In the consolation semifinals of the Hiawatha Invitational, Horton did just enough to defeat Rock Creek Thursday afternoon, sending the Mustangs to the seventh-place game of the tournament on Saturday.
MCPHERSON — The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team had no trouble advancing past Valley Center in its tournament opener at the Mid-America Classic on Thursday, defeating the Hornets, 57-37.
Manhattan High girls’ basketball coach Scott Mall knows his team will have its hands full as the defending champions this weekend in McPherson at the 20th annual Mid-America Classic.
Competing at home for the first time all season, the Manhattan High bowling teams took to the hardwood at Little Apple Lanes on Monday afternoon, hosting Shawnee Heights, Emporia and Junction City.
Playing in the championship game at the Burlington Invitational, Rock Creek trailed most of the night and had to rally to take home the tournament title with a 55-52 win Saturday night.
At Tonganoxie, Wamego saw yet another game come down to the wire in the third-place matchup at the Tonganoxie Invitational.
At Hillsboro, Riley County salvaged its weekend with a pair of wins on the back side of the bracket, going 2-1 on the weekend and taking fifth place at the Trojan Classic with a 10-point win over Republic County.
At Onaga, Valley Heights defeated Frankfort in lopsided fashion to take seventh place at the Twin-Valley League tournament.
At Onaga, Blue Valley lost its final consolation game of the week to Linn in a dominant effort by the Bulldogs.
At Tonganoxie, Wamego managed to stay undefeated on the season with a big win over Chanute in the championship of the Tonganoxie Invitational on Saturday night, Wamego led by two at 15-13 after two quarters of back-and-forth basketball, but the Red Raiders opened things up in the second half, taking a 28-18 lead into the fourth quarter before finishing strong to earn the tournament title.
At Hillsboro, Republic County won each of the first three quarters of the third-place game at the Trojan Classic, but Riley County stormed back in the fourth quarter.
At Onaga, Valley Heights lost the fifth-place game at the Twin-Valley League tournament to Wetmore to end its week with a 1-2 record in its first games without leading scorer Brandi Jo Roepke.
At Onaga, Frankfort closed out its week at the Twin-Valley League tournament with a consolation game win over Clifton-Clyde to move to 2-1 on the week.
MCPHERSON — Saturday night’s championship game at the McPherson Invitational had all the makings of a great matchup on paper.
The last time Emporia and the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team met on the hardwood, the Indians had to turn away several rally attempts by the Spartans in a surprising overtime win.
Coming into this weekend’s Husky Invitational at Blue Valley Northwest, the Manhattan High wrestling team knew it wanted a good showing in its second-to-last two-day tournament of the year.
MCPHERSON — After all the build up surrounding Saturday night’s championship final between Manhattan and McPherson, the actual game was something of a let down for Indians’ fans who made the trip.
At Tonganoxie, Wamego trailed by nine at halftime but managed to rally past DeSoto in the semifinals of the Tonganoxie Invitational.
At Onaga, the Rams held on to defeat Clifton-Clyde in a consolation game at the Twin-Valley League tournament.
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