WICHITA — Following up a win in the state basketball tournament quarterfinals with two losses and a fourth-place medal is never the ideal ending.
In a battle of undefeated teams in Saturday’s Class 2A girls’ championship game at Bramlage Coliseum, Central Plains (26-0) got a long jumpshot from sophomore Taylor Rolfs with less than five seconds left to propel the Oilers to a 47-45 win over Jefferson County North (25-1).
Twin Valley League member Washington County (22-3) completed a rally against Meade (20-6) to win Saturday’s Class 2A consolation game.
After winning a Class 1A-Division I championship last season, St.
The Olpe Eagles began Saturday’s Class 2A consolation game with a 10-0 run and led by 24 points at halftime, routing Pittsburg-Colgan, despite a furious third-quarter rally by the Panthers.
EMPORIA — With a 72-game winning streak spanning three seasons coming into Saturday’s Class 1A-Division-I state championship game, the Valley Heights girls’ basketball team was going to need a special effort against undefeated Hoxie to come away with a state title.
EMPORIA — Run and gun can be a whole lot of fun.
WICHITA — Manhattan High head coach Scott Mall knows his team didn’t play its best basketball in Friday’s Class 6A state semifinal loss to Maize, 42-35.
WICHITA — The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team rallied hard in the final minutes against Olathe South, but came up short against the Falcons 56-53 in the consolation game at the Class 6A state basketball tournament Saturday afternoon.
WICHITA – Facing a tough defensive team in the Maize Eagles, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team lost 42-35 in the Class 6A state semifinals in Wichita Friday afternoon at Koch Arena.
EMPORIA — The Valley Heights girls’ basketball team took a 12-point lead into the final period of Thursday’s Class 1A-Division-I quarterfinal, and seemed to be coasting its way toward an easy win.
Plainville senior big man Hadley Gillum poured in 20 points and grabbed 23 rebounds as the No.
2A State regular No.
WICHITA — It’s safe to say no one on the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team remembers the last time the Indians made it this far at state.
SALINA — Mulvane used a pair of 3-pointers late in the first half to crawl back in the game and get within five points of top-seed Wamego before halftime on Wednesday night.
HUTCHINSON — Trailing by four with a minute left in Wednesday’s Class 3A state quarterfinal at the Hutchinson Sports Arena, Rock Creek put the ball in the hands of its all-time leading scorer, who made a move to get past his defender for what would likely end in a layup, a foul or both.
WICHITA — The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team won their state opener 55-39 over Shawnee Mission West to advance to the Class 6A state semifinals on Friday.
The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team had two main goals to start the season — win the Centennial League and get back to state.
SILVER LAKE — The Rock Creek boys’ basketball team beat Silver Lake for the third time this season, but the final meeting wasn’t much like the first two.
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