WICHITA — Manhattan High head coach Scott Mall knows his team didn’t play its best basketball in Friday’s Class 6A state semifinal loss to Maize, 42-35.
WICHITA — The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team rallied hard in the final minutes against Olathe South, but came up short against the Falcons 56-53 in the consolation game at the Class 6A state basketball tournament Saturday afternoon.
WICHITA – Facing a tough defensive team in the Maize Eagles, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team lost 42-35 in the Class 6A state semifinals in Wichita Friday afternoon at Koch Arena.
WICHITA — It’s safe to say no one on the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team remembers the last time the Indians made it this far at state.
WICHITA — The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team won their state opener 55-39 over Shawnee Mission West to advance to the Class 6A state semifinals on Friday.
The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team had two main goals to start the season — win the Centennial League and get back to state.
It didn’t come easy, but the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team is returning to the state tournament.
The Manhattan High girls’ bowling team, competing against some of the state’s best competition, finished in eighth place in Thursday’s Class 6A state bowling tournament in Wichita.
It didn’t come easy, but the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team is returning to state.
While it’s never easy to lose a close one in the final game of the season, losing in overtime is often even worse.
Facing an offense that likes to throw the ball, Manhattan High tightened up its coverage and contained the pass game in a 50-7 win over Topeka West on Friday at Bishop Stadium.
The Indians received their first real test of the season against the Wildcats, and though they played well enough to win for much of the night, Schumacher made a pair of back-breaking plays against Manhattan’s defense to help Hayden scrape together a hard-fought 21-14 win.
The Indians led 42-0 at halftime before dialing it back in the second half and allowing Seaman’s first-team players to get some offense going against Manhattan’s backups.
The Indians took the lead early in the first half and were never really threatened by the Lions in their season opener at Bishop Stadium.
In many cases, high school sports offer its participants the chance to learn life lessons through competition.
The win over Dodge City sends Manhattan on the road for Tuesday’s 6 p.m. quarterfinal against Maize (17-1).
Despite a slow start, Manhattan defeated Junction City by mercy-rule in only 56 minutes, winning 10-0 to set up Thursday’s regional final against Dodge City at Bishop Stadium, scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.
The Indians wasted no time and throttled Shawnee Heights 8-0 Thursday night at Bishop Stadium.
Manhattan (10-10, 9-9 Centennial) stayed close in both games, but lost 6-3 and 3-0.
Tuesday at Norvell Field, the Indians swept their first doubleheader since April 22, defeating the Emporia Spartans 7-1 in the opener and 11-2 in the nightcap on senior day.
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