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  • Area Schools | March 05, 2016

    Rock Creek boys beat Hayden to make state

    At Holton, Rock Creek clinched a state-tournament berth with a 75-59 win over Hayden in its Class 4A-Div. II sub-state final Saturday night. The Mustangs, who finished as runner-up in last year’s state tournament, took a five-point lead to halftime behind 20 first-half points from

  • Area Schools | March 05, 2016

    WAMEGO 68, ABILENE 52

    At Ottawa, Wamego clinched a Class 4A-Div. I state tournament berth with a 16-point win over NCKL foe Abilene on Saturday night. The two teams split the regular-season series, but Wamego got the last laugh, using a strong second quarter to take a 31-21 lead

  • Area Schools | March 05, 2016

    REPUBLIC CO. 45, VALLEY HEIGHTS 29

    At Washington, Republic County upset Valley Heights in Saturday’s Class 2A sub-state final, turning a 25-24 lead midway through the third quarter into a state-berth clinching win. Valley Heights scored just five points over the final 12 minutes in the loss.

  • Area Schools | March 05, 2016

    CENTRALIA 55, FRANKFORT 33

    At Onaga, Frankfort couldn’t keep pace with top-seeded Centralia on Saturday, falling short of a Class 1A-Div. I state tournament berth in a 22-point loss. The Wildcats fell behind early, trailing 29-13 at halftime, and couldn’t make up the difference in the second

  • Area Schools | March 05, 2016

    WAMEGO 77, EL DORADO 46

    At Ottawa, the Red Raiders had no trouble getting through to their sub-state final with a 31-point drubbing of El Dorado on Friday night. Wamego doubled up El Dorado by halftime, leading 48-24, and had a running clock in the fourth quarter. Dillon Blain scored 25

  • Area Schools | March 05, 2016

    ROCK CREEK 74, HOLTON 44

    At Holton, Rock Creek took a 22-point halftime lead and won both of the final two quarters to rout Holton in its Class 4A-Div. II sub-state opener on Friday. Carson Becker finished with 13 points to lead the Mustangs, with Bailey Vetter adding 12 and Jared Garcia

  • Area Schools | March 05, 2016

    COUNCIL GROVE 47, RILEY CO. 44

    At Council Grove, playing a true road game against the Braves on Thursday, the Falcons faced a 12-point deficit before rallying most of the way back in a three-point loss against second-seeded Council Grove Friday night. The Falcons outscored Council Grove 18-12 in the fourth

  • Area Schools | March 05, 2016

    FRANKFORT 77, IMMACULATA 54

    At Onaga, Frankfort took a 14-point lead into the second quarter and had a 23-point advantage by halftime in a rout of Leavenworth-Immaculata Friday. Emilee Ebert finished with a game-high 31 points, with Kyla Hardwick scoring 12 points on four 3-pointers.

  • Area Schools | March 04, 2016

    Mustangs one game away from state

    At Washington, the Valley Heights girls won their Class 2A sub-state semifinal game against Solomon Thursday night, 58-28, to advance to Saturday’s championship game against Washington County. The Mustangs used a particularly dominant second quarter to turn a seven-point advantage into a 24-point lead

  • Area Schools | March 04, 2016

    ABILENE 45, WAMEGO 33

    At Ottawa, the Red Raiders couldn’t overcome a disastrous start to Thursday’s Class 4A-Div. I sub-state game, falling behind 20-2 heading into the second quarter. Wamego recovered to keep the game within arm’s reach, playing mostly even over the next two quarters

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