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,
At Onaga, both teams shook off a slow start before Onaga took a big lead in the third quarter, using a 16-7 run. Blue Valley had two in double figures, with Levi Peter scoring 18 points and Bobby O’Neill scoring 12.
At Blue Rapids, the Valley Heights Mustangs got a 29-point effort from Charles Musil, but ultimately fell short as Republic County pulled away in the fourth quarter after leading 48-43 at the end of the third. Trevor Allen led the way for the Buffaloes, finishing
At Chapman, the Red Raiders took a 23-15 halftime lead and built upon it in the second half, cruising past Chapman Tuesday night. Marshall Wethington and Brady Hemphill each scored 10 points for Wamego.
At Hope, the Flint Hills Christian School hit the road in a matchup with Hope, falling 72-34. Cole Wilson led with 10 points, while Tim Savage finished with eight points to lead Flint Hills.
At Flush, the Rock Creek Mustangs used a dominant second quarter, outscoring Wabaunsee 25-5 and taking a 43-19 halftime lead. Ryan Schneider led Rock Creek with 14 points in a balanced scoring effort.
At Clay Center, the Falcons played Clay Center close for three quarters Tuesday night before falling short in the fourth quarter. The Tigers outscored Riley County 13-4 in the final period to pull away. Makayla and Madison Vargo combined for 20 points for the Falcons.
At Chapman, the Red Raiders started the game with a 23-3 run to end the game before it ever really got started. Kaylee Page led Wamego with 27 points, with Lanie Page scoring 20. Rikki Alderson was also in double figures with 10 points.
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