With a trip to McPherson for the 19th-annual Mid-America Classic looming next week, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team might be tempted to overlook Friday’s game at Emporia.
After a 6-2 start to the season that has seen its ups and downs, the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team gets the chance to see just how well it stacks up among some of the state’s best teams this week.
Most nights, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team averages about 40 percent field-goal shooting.
At Washington, the Wildcats won in its first Twin Valley League tournament consolation game behind strong second and fourth quarters.
In the opening round of the Hillsboro midseason tournament, the Wamego Red Raiders squeaked past Republic County, 63-58, in a game that went back and forth all night long.
ROCK CREEK 64, ELL-SALINE 42 At Canton, the Rock Creek Mustangs soundly defeated Ell-Saline on Tuesday evening, 64-42, to advance in the winner’s bracket at the Canton-Galva midseason tournament.
At Washington, the Rams beat Frankfort in a closely-matched game that ended in overtime in the first consolation game for both teams at the Twin Valley League tournament.
The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team stayed undefeated in Centennial League play with a 33-27 win over Washburn Rural.
The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team got one of its toughest league tests against Washburn Rural just two short weeks ago.
At Hillsboro, the Red Raiders stayed undefeated with a 55-21 win in the first round of the Hillsboro midseason tournament over Thomas More Prep on Monday.
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