At Holton, Rock Creek drew one of the toughest teams in the Class 4A-Div. II classification in a sub-state matchup with Hayden, which used its well-known full-court press to force 18 first-half turnovers and race out to a 30-10 halftime lead before finishing off the Mustangs
At Onaga, Frankfort trailed by 13 at halftime but stormed back in the second half to nearly knock off top-seeded Doniphan West on Thursday, falling by two points. Frankfort chipped away at Doniphan West’s lead in the third quarter, but really made its move in
At Randolph, Blue Valley faced a 19-point halftime deficit and lost each of the final two quarters to finish the season with a 33-point loss to top-seeded Axtell at home Thursday night. Blue Valley got 14 points from Chase Carey, with Haydn Budenbender scoring 12.
The Eisenhower Eagles Middle School boys’ basketball team completed a historic season last Saturday, finishing undefeated at 12-0 and claiming the Centennial League Middle School Tournament title. In a championship game that saw an eight-point halftime lead for Eisenhower turn into a seven-point deficit at
The Frankfort Wildcats were able to survive and advance in the Class 1A-Div. I sub-state tournament at Onaga with a 53-51 win over Leavenworth-Immaculata on Tuesday. After a back-and-forth game most of the way, Frankfort got the game-winning shot to fall through by Brenden Levi
At Solomon, Valley Heights overcame an early deficit and stayed within arm’s reach of the Gorillas all night, but couldn’t complete the rally in the final quarter Tuesday night. The Mustangs went to halftime against Solmon tied at 30, but trailed by three heading
At Riley, the Falcons cruised past Mission Valley in Tuesday’s Class 3A sub-state opener, opening up a quick lead and building on it the rest of the way to win by 38 points. Individual scoring was not made available. Riley County (16-5) will face a
At Blue Rapids, the Mustangs took a 14-point lead to halftime before playing even in the second half of a 59-45 win over Bennington in the first round of sub-state play Monday night. Valley Heights, which holds the No. 2 seed in the Washington County sub-state
At Randolph, offense was at a premium in a low-scoring game, with Linn taking an eight-point lead to halftime and a six-point lead into the fourth quarter before holding on for the win. Tess Henry scored nine points for the Rams. Blue Valley ends its
At Osage City, the Falcons hung tough for a quarter but quickly fell off top-seeded Osage City’s scoring pace in the second quarter. The Indians led by two after the first quarter, 16-14, but held a 16-point lead at halftime before winning both of
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