At Frankfort, the Blue Valley Rams were forced to play from behind all night, trailing 27-16 at halftime before Frankfort extended its lead in the third quarter to all-but end the game.
The Flint Hills area was well represented in the final Kansas Basketball Coaches’ Association high school rankings of the year released Dec.
Rounding out the 2012 portion of their schedule, the Manhattan Indian boys’ swimming and diving team ended the year with a bang on Wednesday.
If the Manhattan Indians hope to contend for a Centennial League title, Friday’s league opener at Emporia becomes an important game.
The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team starts its title defense Friday.
At Rossville, Frankfort used a dominant 17-4 run in the third quarter to pull away from the Bulldogs.
At Clay Center, the Falcons used a strong second quarter to take a 28-25 halftime lead, but ultimately couldn’t hang on in the fourth quarter, as the Tigers made just enough baskets to win.
At Onaga, both teams shook off a slow start before Onaga took a big lead in the third quarter, using a 16-7 run.
At Blue Rapids, the Valley Heights Mustangs got a 29-point effort from Charles Musil, but ultimately fell short as Republic County pulled away in the fourth quarter after leading 48-43 at the end of the third.
At Chapman, the Red Raiders took a 23-15 halftime lead and built upon it in the second half, cruising past Chapman Tuesday night.
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