At Hillsboro, the Red Raiders fell to the top-seeded Hesston Swathers to set up a game with Hillsboro for third place.
At Flush, the Mustangs got their first win of the season with a 49-30 rout of St.
After back-to-back team titles at the Blue Valley Northwest Husky Wrestling Invitational, the Manhattan High wrestling team traveled to Overland Park looking for a three-peat.
DODGE CITY — It was close, but not enough Friday night, as the Manhattan High boy’ basketball team could not overcome a poor third quarter, losing to Hays, 42-36, in the 71st Annual Tournament of Champions semifinal at United Wireless Arena.
EMPORIA — Just weeks after routing Emporia by 26 at home, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team squeaked out a 50-41 overtime win against the Spartans in the return game.
The Manhattan High bowling teams each took third place at the Topeka West Invitational Thursday at Westridge Lanes.
Three Manhattan High baseball players signed letters of intent Wednesday morning to play baseball in college after their senior season this spring.
DODGE CITY — Payton Stephens was a freshman the last time Manhattan High participated in the Tournament of Champions.
In the semifinals of the Hillsboro midseason tournament, the Red Raiders won the battle of unbeatens with Hesston, 47-45, on Thursday to set up an all-Flint Hills championship game against undefeated Riley County on Saturday.
At Hillsboro, the Falcons overcame a slow start in the first quarter to lead by five at halftime and stay ahead of the Trojans the rest of the way to win and advance to play unbeaten Wamego in Saturday’s final.
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