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.
At Blue Rapids, Valley Heights took a 26-25 lead into the fourth quarter, but Republic County was able to rally in the final period, outscoring the Mustangs 20-12 in the fourth to pull out a 45-38 victory. The Mustangs are now 3-1 on the season.
At Rossville, Frankfort outscored Rossville 15-6 in the fourth quarter to rally for the win Tuesday night. The Bulldogs led by seven points after three quarters, but couldn’t hold on. Jessa Jones led the way for Frankfort with 15 points.
At Flush, Rock Creek turned a 28-26 halftime deficit into a three-point lead by holding Wabaunsee scoreless in the third quarter, than extending that lead in the fourth quarter to win 47-38. Megan Srna led the Mustangs with 17 points, including 8 of 9 free throws.
At Hope, the hometown Lions dispatched the Flint Hills Christian School girls’ basketball team 38-4, running out to a big lead and never letting the defensive pressure up as the game went on.
The Manhattan Christian College men’s basketball team went on the road to Omaha over the weekend and picked up two victories. Friday night MCC took on Grace University and defeated the Royals 86-82. The Crusaders overcame a 47-36 halftime deficit, tying the game at 58
In the annual league tournament on Saturday at Junction City, the Anthony Middle School eighth-grade girls’ A team beat Topeka Seaman in the semifinals before falling to Shawnee Heights in the championship. Against Seaman, Gigi McAtee led with 15 points in the 24-17 win, with Kayla
The Anthony Middle School seventh-grade girls’ basketball season ended yesterday with a 30-28 OT win against Eisenhower. Players included: Raegan Wilcoxson, Ayanna Gamble, Josie Hilgers, Emily Armbrust, Megan Klug, Meg Auten, Nicki Keller, Kenzie Smith. The B team beat Eisenhower 20-9 to end its season.
Rock Creek traveled to the Clay Center wrestling tournament on Saturday, placing two in the finals for the first time. Rock Creek had two wrestlers go undefeated in pool play, Juniors Marc Reiss (126) and Jesse Correll (220). Reiss won his finals match 10-4 over Norton’s
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