In the championship game of the Twin Valley League tournament, Axtell edged Valley Heights 60-57 to take the tournament title. Charles Musil scored 24 for the Mustangs, but his team came up short as they tried to rally from a seven-point halftime deficit. Axtell jumped out
In the seventh-place game at the Hillsboro Trojan Classic, Riley County ended its week with another loss on Saturday, falling to Goodland. Coming in as the No. 7 seed, Riley County had its work cut out for it amidst a tough tournament field, losing in routs
In the fifth place game of the Hillsboro Trojan Classic, the Riley County girls’ team ended its week with a victory over Holcomb. They finished the Trojan Classic with a 2-1 record, winning two straight after losing its first game against Wamego 44-30 in the
In the championship game of the Hillsboro Trojan Classic, the Wamego girls suffered their first loss of the season to Hillsboro, 51-50. The game was close all afternoon, with the hometown Trojans taking a one-point lead to halftime. Wamego outscored Hillsboro by one in the
In the finals of the Canton-Galva tournament on Friday, the Rock Creek boys fell to Bennington 58-54 to take second place. Rock Creek led 19-18 after the first quarter, but trailed 28-26 at the half. Bennington pushed its lead to 44-37 after the third quarter,
In the third-place game of the Hillsboro Trojan Classic, the Wamego boys fell to Hesston on Saturday. Coming in as the top seed, the Red Raiders faltered on Friday against Republic County to land in the consolation game. Dakota Turner led the way with 15 points
At Frankfort, Valley Heights picked up a 65-49 win in the semifinals of the Twin Valley League tournament, punching their ticket for the finals against Axtell. In a high-scoring first quarter, the Mustangs led 19-18 after the first quarter. The teams were tied at 26 at
At Canton, Rock Creek advanced to the finals of the Canton-Galva tournament on Thursday with a 57-36 win over Wichita Homeschool. The win moved the Mustangs to 9-1 on the season, while they sit at 5-0 early in the Mid-East League schedule.
The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team went on the road Tuesday night and defeated Calvary Bible College 82-54. The Crusaders got off to a fast start as they opened the game on a 22-0 run. Lonnie Penner scored eight points to
At Hillsboro for the boys’ Trojan Classic, Riley County trailed 30-18 at halftime and trailed by 21 after the third quarter in a tough opening-round game for the seventh-seeded Falcons. Riley County (2-8, 0-5 Mid-East) was led by Tyler Jordan’s 10 points.
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