RILEY — Although the Riley County Falcons began the contest against the rival Rock Creek Mustangs with a 10-point lead and ended with the same margin, the matchup was much closer in between the bookends. Still, the Falcons were clutch when it counted and bested
RILEY — With 1:40 left in the third quarter Riley County sophomore Joel Marienau knocked down a 3-pointer from the top of the key and those left in the Falcons’ gym were as loud as they had been the entire contest against the rival Mustangs. Even the
At Wamego, the Red Raiders boys used a strong first quarter to take control of the game early, outscoring Centralia 16-5, while steadily building a lead throughout the game to win 60-38 Tuesday night. Isaac Poe led the way with 20 points for Wamego.
At Linn, a slow start by the home team enabled Valley Heights to take a 13-0 run into the second quarter which proved to be the difference the rest of the way. The Linn Bulldogs played the Mustangs close the rest of the way, but
At Linn, the Mustangs took an early lead but couldn’t hang on in a tightly-contested game all the way through Tuesday night. The Mustangs were led by Brandi Roepke’s 18 points14.
At Wamego, the Page sisters combined to score 43 points as the Red Raiders ran past Centralia Tuesday night. Kaylee Page had 22 points, with Lanie Page chipping in 21.
At Frankfort, the Blue Valley Rams were forced to play from behind all night, trailing 27-16 at halftime before Frankfort extended its lead in the third quarter to all-but end the game. Josie Hale led the way for Frankfort with 16 points.
The Flint Hills area was well represented in the final Kansas Basketball Coaches’ Association high school rankings of the year released Dec. 17. Both the girls’ and boys’ teams from Manhattan High came in at No. 8 in Class 6A, with the girls jumping up two spots
At Rossville, Frankfort used a dominant 17-4 run in the third quarter to pull away from the Bulldogs. Frankfort had three players in double figures in the game, with Calahan Brown leading the way with 21 points.
At Clay Center, the Falcons used a strong second quarter to take a 28-25 halftime lead, but ultimately couldn’t hang on in the fourth quarter, as the Tigers made just enough baskets to win. Riley County finished the night 7 of 18 from the free-throw line,
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