Manhattan High’s Jason Kim shoots over Hayden’s Jacob Padilla during their game Friday, Feb. 3, 2023, in Topeka. The Indians lost to the Wildcats, 51-48.

Every team wants to be playing its best basketball as it heads into the postseason.

At times on Tuesday, the Manhattan High boys did just that in a 59-41 win over Hayden in their final regular-season game.