At Wamego, the Red Raiders were outscored 28-17 in the second half on the way to a 50-40 loss to Abilene.
At Highland, the Blue Valley Rams trailed by 10 at halftime and couldn’t make up the difference in the second in a 51-38 loss to Doniphan West.
At Frankfort, a low scoring second half hurt the Frankfort Wildcats in a 45-28 loss to Hanover.
At Blue Rapids, Valley Heights got off to a great start against Wetmore on the way to a 56-45 win.
At Wamego, the Red Raiders couldn’t recover from a tough second quarter, falling to Abilene, 63-44.
At Highland, Doniphan West used a steady scoring attack to take down Blue Valley, 66-45.
At Flush, Rock Creek pitched a shutout in the first quarter and kept on rolling on the way to a 66-11 win over St. Marys.
At Blue Rapids, Valley Heights got over the.
At Frankfort, Jacob Studer scored 14 points for the Wildcats but the offense was hard to come by in a 66-28 loss to Hanover.
TOPEKA — Despite playing close with Washburn Rural for three quarters, the Manhattan High boys’ basketball team turned it on the fourth quarter to beat the Junior Blues on the road, 61-54, Friday night.
TOPEKA — The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team bolstered its Centennial League title chances by gutting out a 39-36 win over Washburn Rural Friday night.
On the Manhattan High wrestling roster, there is no preference given to upperclassmen. If you want to make the varsity team, you’re going to have to beat all challengers.
Both Manhattan High and Shawnee Heights are well-versed in winning close games this season.
Few teams have had much luck slowing down the inside-out tandem of Jazz Sweet and Blaize Burgess this season. Add the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team to the list of successful squads.
Tied, with 40 seconds remaining Tuesday night against Chapman, Wamego’s Lanie Page was alone well beyond the arc when she buried what would have been the go-ahead bucket.
WAMEGO — Red Raiders’ head coach Troy Hemphill wasn’t pleased with his team’s enthusiasm in his team’s 59-34 win over Chapman Tuesday night.
Chris Martin, Mike Settembrino and Nadal Abudayyeh each signed with different schools to continue their football careers into college. The three signed officially on National Signing Day.
At Riley, Cooper Holmes scored 44 points for Concordia, but the Riley County Falcons still managed a win on Tuesday, beating the Panthers, 72-66, at home.
At Randolph, the Blue Valley Rams grabbed an early lead by faded down the stretch in a 48-38 loss to Clifton-Clyde.
At Onaga, the Frankfort Wildcats let a game slip away in the first quarter on Tuesday, getting outscored 29-8 to start the game on the way to a 76-47 loss.
At Washington, Valley Heights kept a steady scoring pace but was never able to overcome Washington County in a 56-45 road loss.
At Randolph, Clifton-Clyde used a big third quarter to come from behind and beat Blue Valley on Tuesday.
At Riley, Concordia put Riley County in a hole early on Tuesday, and the Falcons could never claw their way back.
At Onaga, the Frankfort Wildcats grabbed a lead in the first half and never let it go on Tuesday in a 43-35 win over Onaga.
At Washington, Valley Heights hung on for three quarters until the Tigers put them away in the fourth on Tuesday.
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