WAMEGO — Quarterback Kyler Alderson did a little bit of everything in leading his high-flying Red Raiders (6-0) to their second consecutive NCKL title with a 42-0 blowout win over Clay Center (4-2) Friday night.
It was a day filled with ups and downs for the Manhattan High girls’ tennis team playing in the Topeka tennis regional on Saturday.
For the second time this season, the Manhattan High volleyball team went undefeated in pool play during a Saturday tournament to earn a top seed in bracket play.
In St Marys, Riley County completed a furious second-half comeback on the road, turning a 24-0 halftime deficit into a 44-40 win behind a 30-point third quarter.
In Stilwell, Rock Creek may have started an hour late, but the change in routine didn’t keep the Mustangs from earning their first win of the season.
In Blue Rapids, the Mustangs lost a low-scoring affair with Troy (4-2), despite taking a 6-0 lead to halftime.
In Frankfort, the Wildcats (1-4) struggled against Baileyville (5-1), trailing 38-6 after one quarter en route to a 54-6 loss.
In Beloit, Blue Valley dropped its first game of the year against St Johns-Tipton (6-0) in a game that was called near the end of the third quarter.
TECUMSEH — Manhattan rode the mistakes of Shawnee Heights to a 31-6 first half lead and fought off the T-Bird comeback in the second half to win 41-24 on the road Friday night.
With a barrage of goals in the first 7 minutes of the match, the Manhattan High boys’ soccer team made it clear from the start that it would not lose against Topeka High at Bishop Stadium Thursday night.
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