Manhattan High’s Collins Elumogo drives for a layup over Junction City’s Sylvester Jackson during their game Friday, Jan. 6, 2023, at Junction City. The Blue Jays defeated the Indians, 53-46.

The Manhattan High boys are championship bound after a 57-46 win over the top-ranked in Class 4A McPherson in the Bullpups home invitational.

The Indians led by double-digits multiple times throughout, but still had to fight off multiple run from a tough McPherson team that fought until the final moments of the game.