At Centralia, Rock Creek faced a 12-point deficit after the first quarter but turned things around in the second quarter against Centralia, pulling within five points.
At Randolph, Valley Heights dominated Blue Valley from the opening tip, taking a 46-10 lead to halftime before calling off the dogs in the second half in a makeup game.
At Centralia, the Mustangs led by four at halftime against Centralia in a makeup contest, but pulled away in the second half behind a monster night from Ryan Schneider, who had 31 points, including six 3’s, with Nate Berard adding 15 points, Carson Becker scoring 14 and Jared Garcia chipping in 10.
At Randolph, Valley Heights got a tough game on the road from Blue Valley, taking a seven-point lead to halftime but only leading by three heading into the fourth quarter as the Rams kept it close all night.
In its final tuneup before regionals on Friday in Topeka, the Manhattan High bowling teams competed Tuesday at Junction City in a four-team event.
The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team’s rally fell short in the fourth quarter, as Hayden held on for a 63-61 win Tuesday night.
The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team took a 20-point lead to halftime and held on against Hayden’s multiple rally attempts to win 49-37 Tuesday night and stay undefeated in Centennial League play.
Three teams, one spot.
The Wamego girls’ basketball team continues to pull down the top spot in the Class 4A Division I state rankings, according to the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association.
The Manhattan Christian College women’s basketball team won two games this past weekend to capture the Midwest Christian College Tournament in Moberly, Mo.
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