Area Schools

  • 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 Carson Becker, then had a ...

  • 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 to halftime. The Red Raiders ...

  • 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. ...

  • 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 half as the Panthers continued ...

  • 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 points to lead the Red ...

  • 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 chipping in 10. ...

  • 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 quarter to make things interesting ...

  • 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. ...

  • 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 by halftime. After scoring 14 points ...

  • 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 before outscoring Abilene 13-6 in ...

  • HAYDEN 62, ROCK CREEK 33

    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 in the second half. Rock ...

  • DONIPHAN WEST 58, FRANKFORT 56

    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 the fourth, outscoring the Mustangs’ 22 ...










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