It was last year at this time when the Manhattan Indian wrestling team started putting things together.
At Hillsboro for the boys’ Trojan Classic, Riley County trailed 30-18 at halftime and trailed by 21 after the third quarter in a tough opening-round game for the seventh-seeded Falcons.
At Hillsboro for the girls’ Trojan Classic, the Wamego girls outscored Riley County in each quarter, but used a decisive second quarter to win their opening-round game at the tournament, 44-30.
At Frankfort, In a tight game from start to finish, fourth-seeded Valley Heights came away on top against Wetmore on Monday.
Playing as tournament host, third-seeded Frankfort outscored Linn 18-9 in the second quarter to turn a close game into an easy win for the Wildcats (8-1, 4-1 Twin Valley).
The hometown Frankfort Wildcats led 21-8 at halftime and didn’t let up against top-seeded Onaga, earning a semifinal berth against Valley Heights on Thursday.
The Mustangs came out of the gate strong against Hanover, taking a seven-point lead and maintaining that lead the rest of the way in a matchup between teams seeded fourth and fifth.
The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team saw plenty of Washburn Rural last season.
The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team picked up two victories over the weekend, beating Presentation College 50-49 and Union College 108-94.
With the varsity wrestlers in Newton over the weekend, the JV wrestling team at Manhattan High traveled out to Hays for the Junior Prairie Classic, winning the event with 186.
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