The Manhattan Wildcats 6th grade boys basketball team took first place in the Abilene Invitational Tournament this past weekend. In pool play the Wildcats defeated the Beloit Blazers 47-44, the Salina Dawgs 45-33, and the Cardinal Crew 40-33. In the championship game they defeated the
At Holton, Wamego junior Lanie Page scored 25 points as the Red Raiders won their second game of the season, beating Holton, 45-34. It was a closer game than Thursday’s rout of Rossville, as Holton trailed 10-8 after the first quarter, and just 18-14 at
At Hays, the Falcons secured their spot in the Hays City Shootout championship game with a 60-30 win over Newton. Taylor Oliver scored 12 points on four 3-pointers, while Katelyn Thomson scored 11 points and hit a pair of 3-pointers. The Falcons led 13-5 after the first
At Blue Rapids, Brandi Roepke scored 27 points as Valley Heights beat Centralia on Friday, 58-41. Roepke made 12 baskets, including a 3-pointer, while teammate Sidney Blackburn scored 17 points. The Mustangs led 13-11 after the first quarter, but used a big second quarter to lead 34-23 at
At Flush, Clay Center held Rock Creek to less than 10 points in three of the four quarters in a 38-25 win. Clay Center led 8-3 after the first quarter and 20-7 going into the locker rooms at intermission. The Mustangs had their best showing in
At Randolph, Blue Valley lost its second straight game on Friday, falling to Clifton-Clyde, 51-34. The Rams fell behind 27-15 at halftime and managed just another 19 points in the second half. Clifton-Clyde scored 24 points in the second half as it eased to the road win.
At Blue Rapids, Charles Musil scored 14 and Derek Trimble added 12 points in a 60-40 win over Centralia. Valley Heights led the game 15-9 after the first quarter, and 26-23 going into the break. The Mustangs created a little distance between them and Centralia in the
At Randolph, despite a halftime lead, Blue Valley couldn’t stop Clifton-Clyde from coming back to beat it, 43-37. After both teams played to an 8-8 tie in the first quarter, Blue Valley outscored Clifton-Clyde 17-10 in the second to lead 25-18 at halftime. Clifton-Clyde
At Holton, Wamego kept close with Holton in the first half, but couldn’t keep the Wildcats from running away in the second in a 55-46 loss to Holton. It was tied at 11 after the first quarter and tied at 26 after the second. But in
At Pawnee City, Neb., Friday’s season opening road trip for Frankfort was too much in a 48-26 loss to Pawnee City. Pawnee City led 13-4 after the first quarter and extended the lead to 28-6 by halftime. Both teams scored 20 points in the second
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