At Frankfort, the hometown Wildcats (6-1, 3-1 Twin Valley) took care of business against Centralia (2-4, 2-2) in a game that was close all night long.
At Washington, the undefeated Tigers dispatched the Rams easily Friday night in a return to action for both teams after the break.
At Wamego, the Red Raiders had no trouble dispatching winless Concordia Friday night.
At Flush, Rock Creek (6-1, 3-0 Mid East) took a 16-7 lead after the first quarter and never looked back against previously undefeated Silver Lake (5-1, 3-1) on Friday.
At Riley, the Falcons (2-5, 0-3 Mid-East) led through three quarters but couldn’t hang on against Rossville (2-6, 1-1) Friday night.
At Blue Rapids, Valley Heights (6-1, 4-0 Twin Valley) almost blew a seven-point halftime lead with a sloppy third quarter, but rallied in the final period to pull out a close win against Axtell (4-5, 0-5) Friday.
At Washington, Blue Valley couldn’t overcome an early 22-10 deficit after the first quarter, despite nearly playing Washington even the rest of the way.
At Frankfort, the Wildcats (3-4, 1-3 Twin Valley) were only down three at halftime, but struggled to make shots in the second half, allowing Centralia to take a 13-point lead after three quarters that effectively put the game away.
At Wamego, the Red Raiders (6-1, 3-0 NCKL) built an early lead in the first quarter and rode it to victory against Concordia (6-1, 3-1).
It may have been senior night for the Manhattan High wrestling team on Thursday, but it was a freshman who ended up being the hero.
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