Redemption was sweet for Manhattan’s Mason Wallace — though it went down to the wire.
Both the girls’ and boys’ bowling teams competed Thursday at the Class 6A bowling regional in Lawrence, with four individuals advancing through to next week’s state tournament in Wichita.
At Lost Springs, the Blue Valley boys’ team got off to a slow start on Friday, and it led to a 61-42 loss to Centre for the Rams.
“League what? League champs.” That was the chant coming from the boys’ locker room at Manhattan High after the Indians’ 68-60, outright-title-clinching win over Seaman Friday night.
With six seniors on the roster playing key roles, the basic rules of basketball prevented Scott Mall from starting his entire senior class Friday night in the team’s final regular-season game.
The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team secured an outright Centennial League title with a 68-60 win over Seaman Friday night at the MHS gymnasium on senior night.
The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team won a share of its second consecutive Centennial League title Friday night with a 49-39 come-from-behind win over Seaman at the MHS gymnasium.
RILEY — Riley County sophomore Alex Sager said his 3-pointer was there for him to start the season, but was lost at times during the middle of it.
RILEY — The Riley County girls’ basketball team, again playing without leading scorer and rebounder Alyssa Kulp due to sickness, didn’t start pretty, but found a groove in the second half to beat St. Marys, 37-31.
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At this time last week, Manhattan head coach Robert Gonzales expected to have a minimum of eight wrestlers make the trip to this weekend’s Class 6A state wrestling tournament in Wichita.
JUNCTION CITY — Manhattan head coach Benji George stressed this week that rivalry games against Junction City need no extra motivation.
With a 60-35 win at Junction City Tuesday night, the Indians are still muddled in a four-way tie for the league lead with Friday’s senior night matchup with Seaman the only obstacle left in the way.
The Manhattan High bowling teams finished off the regular season competing at a quadrangular meet in Junction City.
At Wamego, the Red Raiders’ girls basketball team celebrated senior night with a 57-46 win over Marysville on Tuesday.
At Blue Rapids, big efforts from Kayla Smith and Sidney Blackburn weren’t enough to propel Valley Heights to a won on Tuesday, losing to Axtell, 73-58.
At Linn, Frankfort struggled in the second quarter and never recovered on Tuesday, losing at Linn, 54-29.
At Wamego, Dillon Blain scored 24 and Eli Miller and Kyler Alderson had big games in a 76-41 win over Marysville.
At Linn, Frankfort scored just four points in the third quarter on Tuesday, but it still managed to beat Linn, 45-33.
At Blue Rapids, Axtell erased a 11-point first quarter deficit on Tuesday to beat Valley Heights, 63-60.
JUNCTION CITY — The Manhattan High boys’ basketball needed another rally to do it, but the Indians came back in the fourth quarter and took control to win 70-57 at Junction City Tuesday night.
JUNCTION CITY — The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team used a strong first half to build a 17-point lead at the break before building on it in the second half in a 60-35 win Tuesday night in Junction City.
After a tough loss at Hayden on Friday, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team will likely need a pair of wins this week if it hopes to claim even a share of the Centennial League title.
At Council Grove, the Riley County boys’ basketball team defeated Council Grove, 59-49, Monday night to improve to 13-6 on the season with just one regular-season game to play.
At Council Grove, the Falcons allowed the Braves to take an early 14-7 lead into the second quarter and couldn’t come back the rest of the way.
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