Alma had one game this past week as they took on Southern Valley. It was a tight game but the Cardinals prevailed as they won 43-39. Alma is now 11-3 on the year and will play Northern Valley, Kansas on Tuesday and Cambridge on Friday.
Arapahoe had a busy week with a trio of games, and they went 2-1. They began with a nice 55-44 win over Maxwell. Campbell Schutz had 15 points to lead Arapahoe while Will Cacy had 11 points, and Ander Wasenius scored 10. Then, the Warriors won a tight one, 58-55 over Brady. Cacy had 18 points and 11 rebounds in the matchup and Schutz put up 13. Arapahoe then played Hitchcock County and fell 66-43. Wasenius had 16 to lead Arapahoe. The Warriors are 9-11 and will play Southern Valley on Monday and Cambridge Tuesday. Then at the end of the week versus Bertrand on Friday.
Bertrand had quite the week on the hardwood. They faced off against Maywood-Hayes Center again who of course is ranked #1 in class D1. They were able to beat the Wolves in overtime, 57-55. Owen Kaps had a big game with 25 points. Bertrand then played Medicine Valley and won 62-47. Chonsey Bieker had 13 points and 21 rebounds to lead Bertrand. The Vikings are 10-7 on the season and will play Blue Hill on Tuesday and then Arapahoe on Friday.
Cambridge had just one game this week, on Saturday as they faced North Platte St. Pat's. They fell to the Irish, 67-38. Cambridge is 9-9 on the season now and will face Arapahoe on Tuesday, Norton on Thursday, Alma on Friday, and Chase County on Saturday.
Dundy County Stratton had a pair of games last week and won both of them. They first took down Southwest in a tight game, 49-47. Lane Bybee had 13 points to lead DCS. Then, the Tigers beat Rawlins county by a large margin, 78-55. Bybee again had a nice game with 15 points. Andrew Englot had 13 points, Jackson Kerchal had 13, and Alex Englot had 12. The Tigers are 16-3 on the year and will play St. Pats on Tuesday, Southern Valley on Thursday, and Chase County on Friday.
Hitchcock County had a trio of games this past week and they went 2-1. They began with 58-49 win over Rawlins County on Tuesday. Then, they faced a tough Maywood-Hayes Center team on Friday for the third time this year and lost 53-40. Then, they faced Arapahoe on Saturday and lost 66-43. The Falcons are 11-7 and will play Chase County on Tuesday and Wallace on Friday.
Maywood-Hayes Center played in three games this past week and suffered their first loss of the season, but bounced back nicely and got two wins. They started with a loss to Bertrand, who they had just beaten on Saturday in the RPAC Title game. They fell 57-55 in overtime. Haydn Farr scored 14 points to lead the Wolves. Then, they took on Hitchcock County and got a nice win, 53-40. The Wolves were down 19-18 at halftime but had a strong second half to secure the win. Then Maywood-Hayes Center played Anselmo-Merna and won 82-22. The Wolves are 20-1 and will play Tuesday against South Platte Tuesday and Wauneta-Palisade on Friday.
Maxwell had three games this last week and went 1-2. They began with a loss to Arapahoe 55-44. Ty Robinson led the Tigers as he scored 11 points in the game. He also had 12 rebounds. The Wildcats then lost to Perkins County 43-34. The second half was tough for Maxwell as they were outscored by the Plainsmen 43-34. Taylor Cheek had 14 points to lead Maxwell. The Wildcats then played Wallace and won, 55-43. Maxwell is 7-13 and will face Sutherland on Tuesday and then play Medicine Valley on Thursday.
Medicine Valley had two games last week and they went 1-1. They started the week with a win over Wauneta-Palisade, 64-21. Joe Brown had a big game for Medicine Valley with 20 points. Kamreyn Bonini had 14 points, seven rebounds, five assists, and five steals. The Raiders then fell to Bertrand on Friday 62-47. The Raiders are now 3-13 and will play Maxwell on Thursday and Brady on Friday.
Paxton had two games this week and they were able to capture wins in both of them. South Platte was their first opponent, and the Tigers dominated them with a 73-23 victory. They led at halftime 51-11 and never looked back. Isaiah Fox had 25 points to lead the Tigers. Paxton then beat Sandhills Valley by a large margin, 68-27. Fox again was solid with 22 points. Rylin Johns added 14 points. Paxton is 12-4 and will face Hershey on Tuesday and Sutherland Thursday this week.
Southern Valley had three games this week and for the Eagles, they dropped all of those games. First, they lost to Gothenburg on Monday 65-25. Freshman Isaac Hamilton had a nice game for Southern Valley with 17 points. Then, they lost to Alma on Friday in a close one, 43-39. On Saturday, they ran into another tough opponent, South Loup, and lost 77-47. The Eagles are 6-10 and will play Arapahoe on Monday, Gibbon on Tuesday, and Dundy County Stratton on Thursday.
Southwest had one game this past week and it was against Dundy County Stratton. It was a tight one, and they fell 49-47. Southwest had a big game from Cole Barnett as he put up 17 points in the effort. Southwest is 5-11 and will play Wallace on Tuesday and then Axtell on Friday.
Wallace had a busy week with three games, and they played well taking two of them. They beat Brady on Tuesday, 59-49. Trey Robertson put up 19 points, Riley Strawder had 14, and Matt Lungrin had 11. Wallace then played Sutherland and won 53-35. Robertson was effective again, this time with 22 points and nine rebounds. Wallace then played Maxwell and lost 55-43. Lungrin put up 17 points and Robertson had 15. Wallace is 5-11 and will play Southwest on Tuesday and Hitchcock on Friday.
Wauneta-Palisade had two games this week and they dropped both matchups. First, they fell to Medicine Valley 64-21. Then, they played Sutherland and lost by a final score of 53-36. The Broncos are 2-15 and will play Cheylin (Bird City, KS) this Thursday and Maywood-Hayes Center on Friday.