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.
This year’s Manhattan High boys’ basketball team has a distinct football flavor that’s hard to miss on game nights.
Two area prep stars will have one more chance to represent their schools after being selected for the 40th annual Kansas Shrine Bowl.
Manhattan High guard Elayna Spilker isn’t afraid of a little contact.
RILEY — Although the Riley County Falcons began the contest against the rival Rock Creek Mustangs with a 10-point lead and ended with the same margin, the matchup was much closer in between the bookends.
RILEY — With 1:40 left in the third quarter Riley County sophomore Joel Marienau knocked down a 3-pointer from the top of the key and those left in the Falcons’ gym were as loud as they had been the entire contest against the rival Mustangs.
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