Central Plains ran away with a 77-56 win over Bishop Seabury on Thursday. The Oilers, who are undefeated and the state runner-up a year ago, led 19-9 after the first quarter and 43-23 by halftime. Central Plains kept it up in the second half, pushing
With three undefeated teams among the eight teams in the field at the Class 2A girls’ basketball tournament, upsets were likely to be few and far between as tournament play began Wednesday afternoon at Bramlage Coliseum . Central Plains (24-0), Olpe (24-0) and Valley Falls (24-0)
After a 20-game regular season and a week of sub-state elimination games, only two Flint Hills area teams remain in the hunt for a state championship this week. The Rock Creek and Wamego boys will each compete in their respective divisions of Class 4A, with
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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