This past week RPAC member schools competed in the RPAC Basketball Tournament. For more content on that, click here.
Alma played in a pair of games during the RPAC Tournament this past week. They fell to Bertrand on Tuesday, 41-38. In the consolation bracket they faced Arapahoe on Friday night and won 52-32. Alma is 10-3 and will face Southern Valley this week on Friday.
Arapahoe faced Cambridge on Tuesday and lost 57-43 in the second round of the RPAC tournament. Then, they played Alma and lost 52-32. They are 7-10 on the season and will play Maxwell on Monday, Brady Friday, and Hitchcock County on Friday.
Bertrand competed in the RPAC tournament and found themselves playing in the championship on Saturday night. Prior to that, they beat Alma on Tuesday 41-38, and then Cambridge in the semifinals 45-35. They ended up losing to Maywood-Hayes Center 57-43. They will face the Wolves on Tuesday again, then play Medicine Valley on Friday. The Vikings are 8-7 on the season.
Cambridge continued their RPAC tournament play this past week by beating Arapahoe Tuesday 57-43, falling to Bertrand on Friday 45-35, and then on Saturday in the 3rd and 4th place game they fell to Dundy County Stratton 66-23. Cambridge is 9-8 on the year and will have just one game this week, at North Platte St. Pats on Friday.
Dundy County Stratton played solid basketball this past week in the RPAC Tournament. They beat Paxton on Tuesday evening by 10, 60-50. Then in the semifinals, they fell to Maywood-Hayes Center in a nail-biter, 60-58. Then, in the 3rd and 4th place game they beat Cambridge 66-23 on Saturday. DCS is 14-3 and will play Southwest on Tuesday and Atwood-Rawlins County on Friday.
Hitchcock County played a pair of games in the RPAC Tournament this week as they took on Maywood-Hayes Center on Tuesday. It was a battle they ended up falling in, 45-35. Then in the consolation game, they fell to Paxton 51-38 on Friday. The Falcons are now 9-6 and will face Atwood-Rawlins County on Tuesday, Maywood-Hayes Center on Friday, and the Arapahoe on Saturday.
Maywood-Hayes Center remained unbeaten as they played in the RPAC Tournament. Beating Hitchcock County on Tuesday, 45-35, DCS on Friday 60-58, and the Bertrand in the RPAC Title 57-43. The Wolves are 18-0 now an will face Bertrand on Tuesday, Hitchcock County on Friday, and Anselmo-Merna on Saturday.
Following a loss in the RPAC Tournament in the first round, Maxwell finished strong in the consolation bracket. They beat Wauneta Palisade on Tuesday, 51-30, and then Wallace on Friday 57-43. Maxwell is 6-11 and will play Arapahoe on Monday, Perkins county on Tuesday, and Wallace on Friday.
Medicine Valley played two more games on the East side of the RPAC Tournament and went 1-1. They beat Southwest, 56-50 and then fell to Southern Valley 51-40. They are now 2-12 on the year and will face Wauneta-Palisade on Thursday and then play Bertrand on Friday.
Paxton attempted to make a run in the RPAC Tournament this past week. They were slowed down on Tuesday though with a loss to Dundy County Stratton as they fell 60-50. Paxton though, bounced back nicely and took down Hitchcock County in the consolation bracket with the final score reading 51-38. The Tigers are 10-4 and will face South Platte on Thursday and Sandhills Valley Friday.
Southern Valley played one more game in the RPAC Tournament on Friday night. They were able to beat Medicine Valley 51-40. Southern Valley is 6-7 and will face Gothenburh Monday, Alma on Thursday, and South Loup Friday.
Southwest battled Medicine Valley on the East side of the bracket for the right to keep playing in the consolation bracket. they fell, 56-50.
Wallace played one more game in the consolation bracket this past week and fell to Maxwell 57-43. They are now 3-10 and will play Brady on Tuesday, Sutherland on Thursday, and Maxwell Friday.
Wauneta-Palisade played one more game on the West side of the consolation bracket as they fell to Maxwell 51-30. The Broncos are now 2-13 and will play Medicine Valley on Thursday and then Sutherland Friday.