At Alma, the Falcons played Wabaunsee even the whole night except for a second quarter where the Chargers outscored Riley County 15-6.
At Hanover, the Wildcats played Hanover close all night, going into halftime tied and trailing by two in the third quarter before coming up short in the end.
At Hanover, the Wildcats used a strong second quarter to take an eight-point lead to halftime, but stumbled in the fourth quarter, getting outscored 30-9 in the final period to fall on the road.
At Abilene, the Red Raiders took a 20-point lead to halftime and kept pouring it on the second half, routing Abilene to stay unbeaten.
At Alma, the Falcons overcame a slow start and a five-point first-quarter deficit with a strong second quarter, outscoring the Chargers 25-16 to take a four-point halftime lead.
The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team couldn’t get over the hump against Shawnee Heights on the road Friday night, capping a long week with a 69-58 loss to the Thunderbirds.
The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team stayed unbeaten in Centennial League play with a 43-31 win over Shawnee Heights on the road Friday night.
Manhattan High senior Brandon Nowlin, a talented player on both sides of the ball for the football team this fall as well as a dedicated thrower during track season, will get one more chance to put on a Manhattan High football helmet for a game.
Two members of the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team that finished as the best team in school history and the state runner-up in the fall signed letters of intent Thursday afternoon.
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