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Central Plains boys shock No. 1 seed LaCrosse
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PROJECTED RUSSELL/WAKEENEY SUBSTATES—Central Plains 22-0 vs. Wheatland 13-9; Wallace County 14-9 vs, Osborne 14-8; Golden Plains 22-0 vs. Weskan 12-10; Thunder Ridge 20-0 vs. Otis-Bison 21-2

1A REGIONALS

CLAFLIN GIRLS—Victoria 53, Wilson 24; Otis-Bison 56, Natoma 10; LaCrosse 40, Sylvan-Lucas 31, Wednesday; SEMIFINALS—Central Plains 86, Victoria 31; Otis-Bison 45 LaCrosse 16; FINALS—Central Plains 68, Otis-Bison 24

MANKATO GIRLS—Stockton 50, Lakeside 31; Osborne 74, Northern Valley 20; Logan 45, Rock Hills 30; SEMIFINALS—Thunder Ridge 56, Stockton 39  Osborne 63, Logan 46; FINALS—Thunder Ridge 53, Osborne 33

QUINTER GIRLS—Oberlin 68, Palco 22; Rawlins County 48, Quinter 40; Wheatland 59, Western Plains 24; SEMIFINALS--Golden Plains 41, Oberlin 34; Wheatland 51, Rawlins County 48; FINALS—Golden Plains 41, Wheatland 39

TRIBUNE GIRLS—Weskan 44, Greeley County 26; Wallace County 55, Brewster 11; SEMIFINALS--Weskan 53, St. Francis 49; Wallace County 54, Cheylin 37; FINALS—Wallace County 52, Weskan 25

PROJECTED RUSSELL/WAKEENEY SUBSTATES—Sylvan-Lucas 17-6 vs. Logan 14-9; Quinter 11-12 vs. St. Francis 13-7; Greeley County 15-8 vs. Golden Plains 6-18; Stockton 12-11 vs. Central Plains 10-13  

CLAFLIN BOYS—Central Plains 58, Wilson 22; Sylvan-Lucas 51, Victoria 42; Natoma 53 Otis-Bison 43; SEMIFINALS—Central Plains 41, LaCrosse 34; Sylvan-Lucas 57, Natoma 43; FINALS—Sylvan Lucas 42, Central Plains 35

MANKATO BOYS—Logan 66, Rock Hills 43; Northern Valley 69, Thunder Ridge 54; Stockton 64, Lakeside 49; SEMIFINALS—Logan 67, Osborne 57; Stockton 58, Northern Valley 49; FINALS—Stockton 74, Logan 32 

QUINTER BOYS—Golden Plains 47, Palco 36; Quinter 68, Oberlin 20; Western Plains 49, Rawlins County 41; SEMIFINALS—Golden Plains 66, Wheatland 63, OT; Quinter 54, Western Plains 47; FINALS—Quinter 45, Golden Plains 37

TRIBUNE BOYS—Wallace County 41, Weskan 39; Greeley County 48, Cheylin 43; SEMIFINALS—St. Francis 50, Wallace County 39; Greeley County 55, Brewster 37; FINALS—Greeley County 49, St. Francis 48, OT

PROJECTED PRATT/DODGE CITY SUBSTATES—Cunningham 22-0 vs. Meade 10-13; Kinsley 13-9 vs. Attica 11-11; South Gray 20-2 vs. St. John 14-9; South Central 16-7 vs. Ingalls 13-8

1A REGIONALS 

ASHLAND GIRLS—Attica 56, Ashland 34; South Central 77, Minneola 35; South Barber 56, Bucklin 53; SEMIFINALS—Attica 33, Kiowa County 30; South Central 45, South Barber 32; FINALS—South Central 44, Attica 23

KINSLEY GIRLS—Dighton 54, Pawnee Heights 26; Hodgeman County 60, Deerfield 30; Kinsley 35, Ness City 29; SEMIFINALS—Ingalls 58, Dighton 45; Kinsley 40, Hodgeman County 36; FINALS—Kinsley 44,  Ingalls 41

ST. JOHN GIRLS—Fairfield 44, Stafford 33; Pretty Prairie 46, Chase 9; St. John 43, Macksville 18; SEMIFINALS—Cunningham 60, Fairfield 15; St. John 44, Pretty Prairie 37; FINALS—Cunningham 29, St. John 11

ROLLA GIRLS—Moscow 30, Satanta 28; Meade 72,. Fowler 16; SEMIFINALS—South Gray 64, Moscow 26; Meade 68, Rolla 12; FINALS—South Gray 64, Meade 31

PROJECTED PRATT/DODGE CITY SUBSTATES—St. John 19-3 vs. Kiowa County 15-6; Ness City 13-10 vs. South Gray 19-3; Meade 18-4 vs. Stafford 12-11; South Central 18-5 vs. Hodgeman County 15-8

ASHLAND BOYS—Bucklin 63, Minneola 44; Attica def. Ashland; South Central 55, South Barber 34; SEMIFINALS—Kiowa County 61, Bucklin 53;  South Central 54, Attica 41; FINALS—South Central 63, Kiowa County 47

KINSLEY BOYS—Ness City 78, Ingalls 54; Hodgeman County 42, Kinsley 37; Pawnee Heights 59, Dighton 56; SEMIFINALS—Ness City 55, Deerfield 45; Hodgeman County 55, Pawnee Heights 51; FINALS—Ness City 52, Hodgeman County 47

ST. JOHN BOYS—Pretty Prairie 35, Fairfield 33; Stafford 77, Chase 22; Macksville 70, Cunningham 41; SEMIFINALS—St. John 62, Pretty Prairie 43; Stafford 47, Macksville 45; FINALS—St. John 57, Stafford 29

ROLLA BOYS—Moscow 49, Fowler 44; Satanta 69, Rolla 34; SEMIFINALS—South Gray 69, Moscow 32; Meade 70, Satanta 39; FINALS—Meade 81, South Gray 75, 2 OT

CENTRAL PLAINS 41, LACROSSE 34

CLAFLIN — Lawson Oeser and J.J. Heredia each scored 13 points and Central Plains upset No. 1 seeded LaCrosse 41-34 in Thursday's 1A Claflin basketball regional. The Oilers outscored LaCrosse 17-7 in the fourth quarter. Central Prairie League runner-up LaCrosse defeated the Oilers 39-33 during the regular season.

Central Plains (10-12) plays Sylvan-Lucas (15-6) in Saturday's championship game.

LaCrosse 7 10 10 7 — 34

Central Plains 9 7 8 17 — 41

LACROSSE (16-5)—Herrman 1 4-6 7, Morgan 2 2-2 7, Schmidt 3 0-0 6, Pierce 2 0-1 6, Keldon Day 2 1-2 5, Depperschmidt 1 0-3 3, Totals 11 7-14 34.

CENTRAL PLAINS (10-12)—Oeser 2 9-12 13, Heredia 5 0-0 13, Bieberle 5 0-0 10, Holmes 2 1-2 5, Totals 11 10-14 41.

3-pointers—L 5 (Pierce 2, Morgan 1, Herrman 1, Depperschmidt 1).

SYLVAN-LUCAS 55, NATOMA 43

CLAFLIN — Sylvan-Lucas' Huehl scored 31 points in a 55-43 victory over Natoma in the Claflin 1A basketball regional.

Sylvan-Lucas 14 15 14 12 — 55

Natoma 9 5 12 17 — 43

NATOMA (10-12)—Shayne Engling 5 1-2 11, Dickerson 4 2-4 10, Jayson Engling 3 0-0 7, Frye 2 0-0 4, Martinez 3 3-4 9, Hays 1 0-0 2, Totals 18 6-10 43.

SYLVAN-LUCAS (16-6)—Huehl 12 7-10 31, Batchman 3 2-3 8, Heehan 2 2-2 8, Rhudolph 1 3-4 5, Louse 1 0-0 2, Hernandez 0 1-2 1, Totals 19 15-15 55.

3-pointers—N 1 (J. Engling 10) SL 2 (Heehan 2).

ST. JOHN 43, MACKSVILLE 18

ST. JOHN — Darby Smith scored 14 points as St. John's girls downed Macksville 43-18 in the St. John 1A regional tournament. Macksville's Lydia Mendez scored eight points.

Bree Meyer scored nine points and the Tigers converted six 3-pointers. St. John (13-8) outscored Macksville 17-2 in the second period.

Macksville 7 2 4 5 — 18

St. John 7 17 18 1 — 43

MACKSVILLE (3-18)—Mendez 3-11 1-2 8, Kuckelman 1-4 0-2 2, Abi Ibarra 1-4 0-0 2, Holguin 0-3 2-2 2, Huggins 1-30-0 2, Galan 1-3 0-0 2, Duncan 0-5 0-2 0, Hottovy 0-3 0-1 0, Garcia 0-3 0-0 0, Totals 7-39 3-9 18.

ST. JOHN (13-8)—Smith 5 2-4 14, Bree Meyer 4 0-3 9, Crissman 2 0-0 6, Portillo 1 3-4 6, Payton Meyer 1 0-2 2, Hudson 0 4-6 4, Hacker 1 0-0 2, Totals 14 9-19 43.

3-pointers—M 1-4 (Mendez 1-2, Kuckelman 0-1, Hottoby 0-1); SJ 6 (Smith 2, Crissman 2, Portillo 1, B. Meyer 1). Rebounds—M 30 (Duncan 6). Assists—M 4. Steals—M 10 (A. Ibarra 3).

HODGEMAN 55, PAWNEE HEIGHTS 51

KINSLEY — After losing two lopsided games, the Pawnee Heights boys nearly pulled off an upset in a hard-fought 55-51 loss to Jetmore-Hodgeman County in Thursday's 1A Kinsley basketball regional. Pawnee Heights (9-12) lost 56-26 and 68-40 to Hodgeman County in two prior meetings.

Adam Hands led the upset-minded Tigers with 15 points and Fabian Flores added 13 points. Alec Carlson contributed 10 points, three steals and two assists.

Pawnee Heights 12 14 13 12 — 51

Hodgeman Co. 16 10 12 17 — 55

PAWNEE HEIGHTS (9-12)—Adam Hands 4-11 5-6 15. Fabian Flores 5-8 0-1 13, Carlson 5-14 0-0 10, Colglazier 1-4 2-2 5, Henbest 2-2 0-1 4, Amspacker 1-4 0-0 2, Peterson 1-5 0-0 2, Totals 18-48 7-10 51.

3-pointers—PH 5-12 (Flores 3-5, Hands 2-3, Colglazier 1-1, Carlson 0-4). Rebounds—PH 15 (Peterson 5). Assists—PH 8 (Carlson 2, Peterson 2 Colglazier 2). Steals—PH 7 (Carlson 3, Flores 3). 

OTIS-BISON 56, NATOMA 10

OTIS — Otis-Bison's Maddie Wiltse scored 17 points and Cristen Trapp added 16 points in a 56-10 victory over Natoma in the Claflin 1A basketball regional.

Otis-Bison (20-1) led 54-2 in the fourth quarter.

NATOMA (0-19)—Engling 2 1-3 7, Paget 1 0-0 2, Ziegler 0 1-2 1, Totals 3 2-5 10.

OTIS-BISON (20-1)—Maddie Wiltse 8 0-1 17, Trapp 7 0-0 16, Anderson 5 0-0 11, Maier 1 2-2 4, Bartonek 1 0-0 2, Morrison 1 0-0 2, Macie Wiltse 1 0-2 2, Baalman 1 0-0 2, Totals 25 2-5 56.

3-pointers—OB 4 (Trapp 2, M. Wiltse 1, Anderson 1).

CUNNINGHAM 60, FAIRFIELD 15

ST. JOHN — Unbeaten No. 4 state-ranked 1A Cunningham roared past Fairfield 60-15 in Friday's St. John 1A basketball regional semifinals. Morgan Meyers scored 11 points and MacKenzie Wright added nine points.

Fairfield 5 6 2 2  — 15

Cunningham 15 24 17 4 — 60

FAIRFIELD (10-10)—Kylie Combs 2 1-5 5, Smyth 1 2-4 5, McMillin 1 0-0 3, Bayse 0 2-2 2, Totals 4 5-11 15.

CUNNINGHAM (21-0)—Morgan Meyers 2 5-6 11, Wright 4 0-0 9, Stalcup 3 0-0 8, DeWeese 3 2-3 8, Madie McGuire 4 0-0 8, Panek 3 2-3 8, Hunter McGuire 4 0-1 8, Totals 23 9-15 60.

3-pointers—F 2 (Smyth 1, McMillin 1); C 5 (Meyers 2, Stalcup 2, Wright 1).   

CENTRAL PLAINS 86, VICTORIA 31

CLAFLIN — Central Plains all-stater Emily Ryan contributed 37 points, 10 assists and seven steals in an 86-31 Claflin 1A basketball regional victory. Central Plains (21-0) has swept a state record 132 consecutive basketball games.

Addison Crites scored 11 points with five steals and Brynna Hammeke added 10 points. Delaney Rugan had six steals.

Victoria 8 11 4 8 — 31

Central Plains 25 21 28 12 — 86

VICTORIA (12-10)—Kuhn 3 2-2 9, Huser 2 1-2 6, Dome 2 0-0 5, Kaitlyn Windholz 2 0-0 4, Hammerschmidt 1 1-2 4, Weber 1 0-0 3, Totals 11-32 4-6 31. 

CENTRAL PLAINS (21-0)—Emily Ryan 15-20 6-6 37, Addison Crites 5-7 1-1 11, Hammeke 4-6 2-2 10, Rugan 2-8 3-4 8, Nixon 4-7 0-0 8, Potter 2-2 0-0 4, Oeser 1-1 0-0 3, Lamatsch 1-2 0-0 3, Jeffrey 1-1 0-2 2, Totals 35-54 12-15 86.

3-pointers—L 5-17 (), CP 4-13 (Oeser 1-1, Lamatsch 1-2, Rugan 1-3, Ryan 1-5, Hammeke 0-1, Nixon 0-1). Rebounds—CP 21 (Ryan 4). Assists—CP 20 (Ryan 10). Steals—CP 28 (Ryan 7).

OTIS-BISON 45, LACROSSE 16

CLAFLIN — Hot-shooting Cristen Trapp scored 14 points and Maddie Wiltse added 12 points to spark the Otis-Bison girls past LaCrosse 45-16 in Friday's Claflin 1A basketball regional.

The No. 7 ranked 1A Cougars (20-1) play Central Plains in the regional championship. LaCrosse was led by Patty Webster with 10 points.

LaCrosse 6 4 4 2 — 16

Otis-Bison 6 14 13 12 — 45

LACROSSE (10-12)—Webster 4 2-5 10, Havyn Showalter 1 2-2 5, Baalman 0 1-2 1, Totals 5 5-9 16.

OTIS-BISON (20-1)—Trapp 5 2-4 14, Maddie Wiltse 5 2-2 12, Anderson 2 3-3 7, Maier 2 0-0 4, Baalman 1 0-0 2, Bartonek 1 0-0 2, Totals 18 7-9 45.

3-pointers—L 1 (H. Showalter 1), OB 2 (Trapp 1, Maier 1).

ST. JOHN 44, PRETTY PRAIRIE 37

ST. JOHN — St. John's Bree Meyer converted a trio of 3-pointers and the Tiger girls hit six field goals from long range to outscore Pretty Prairie 44-37 in Friday's St. John 1A basketball semifinal.

Bree Meyer scored 13 points and Darby Smith added 10 points in addition to solid ballhandling. Kaylynn Claussen added eight points. Pretty Prairie (15-7) wa led by McKenna Vogl with 10 points and Jorah Harbaugh with nine points.

Pretty Prairie 9 10 9 9 — 37

St. John 10 13 9 12 — 44

PRETTY PRAIRIE (15-7)—Vogl 4 2-4 10, Harbaugh 4 0-0 9, Hendrickson 3 0-0 7, Aubrey Young 2 0-0 5, Bailey Young 1 0-0 3, White 1 0-0 2, Unruh 0 1-2 1, Totals 15 3-6 37. 

ST. JOHN (14-8)—Bree Meyer 4 2-2 13, Smith 4 2-4 10, Claussen 4 0-0 8, Crissman 1 2-4 5, Portillo 2 0-0 5, Payton Meyer 1 0-0 3, Totals 16 6-10 44

3-pointers—PP 4 (A. Young 1, B. Young 1, Harbaugh 1, Hendrickson 1), SJ 6 (B. Meyer 3, Crissman 1, Portillo 1, P. Meyer 1).