At Frankfort, the Wildcats took a one-point lead to halftime against Washington County, but were outscored 16-8 in the third quarter to create a deficit they couldn’t erase in the fourth.
At Concordia, the Red Raiders trailed by four points at halftime and were outscored in each of the final two quarters to lose on the road and fall off the pace in the NCKL title race.
TOPEKA — The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team battled all night, but couldn’t get over the hump against Highland Park on the road Friday night, falling 54-44.
TOPEKA — The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team struggled to put the game away, but ultimately came out on top on the road against Highland Park, winning 44-30 Friday night.
With the top seed at sub-state locked up and a tough pair of games on the slate next week in the Centennial League race, it would be easy for the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team to overlook Highland Park tonight on the road.
WAMEGO — Class 4A’s top-ranked Wamego girls’ basketball team wrapped up it’s regular season home slate by clinching at least a share of its third straight North Central Kansas League title with a dominating 64-24 win over Abilene Thursday night.
WAMEGO — The Wamego boys’ basketball team continued it’s midseason turnaround Thursday night with a convincing 65-50 upset of rival Abilene.
At the high-school level, guys that grow up playing football and basketball rarely give it all up to try their luck at competitive swimming.
When Manhattan High and Junction City met in January, the game turned into a slow, methodical, defensive game, with the Indians squeaking out a 35-32 win.
For a brief couple of minutes in the first quarter, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team looked like it might have its hands full against Junction City.
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