Alma traveled to Medicine Valley last Tuesday to take on the Raiders. After one quarter of play the teams were knotted at 12. In the second quarter, Alma outscored Medicine Valley 15-7 to claim the lead heading into the half. It was a low scoring third quarter as there were only 12 total points scored. The Cardinals went on a little run in the fourth to win 49-32 over the Raiders. Alma was supposed to take on Axtell but was canceled due to the weather. Alma is now 7-0 on the year.
Arapahoe hosted Northern Valley, KS on Tuesday and was able to grab a nice win as they headed into the break. The Warriors outscored Northern Valley 13-7 in the first quarter and continued to extend their lead. Arapahoe won 50-29 and was lead by Berkley Warner with 16 points and four steals. Arapahoe is 3-5 on the year.
Bertrand didn't have a game this past week.
Cambridge took part in the Pleasanton Pre-Holiday Tournament last week and began Monday evening with Ravenna. The Trojans lost 63-45. On Tuesday in the consolation bracket it was Cambridge and Pleasanton. The Trojans just struggled to get things to click as they fell behind 12-7 after the first quarter and just couldn't get momentum on their side. They trailed heading into the half, 28-13 and ultimately fell to the Bulldogs, 51-26. Cambridge is 4-4 on the year.
Dundy County Stratton made up their game against Perkins County last Monday and after falling behind, 11-4 during the first quarter the Tigers outscored Perkins County 14-10 in the second to cut the deficit to 21-16 as they headed into the half. Ultimately, the Tigers fell, 53-40. On Tuesday, Dundy County Stratton hosted Wauneta-Palisade. The Tigers struggled to get momentum rolling as they were outscored 37-15 at the half. Coming out of the half, the Broncos kept their foot on the gas and defeated the Tigers 63-29. Dundy County Stratton is now 0-6 on the season.
Hitchcock County hosted Southern Valley last Monday and had a slow start as they went into the half trailing the Eagles, 35-10, but came out of the half and made some adjustments as they put up 16 points in the third quarter. Ultimately, the deficit was too much as the Falcons fell 67-28 to the Eagles. Hitchcock County is 1-6 on the season.
Maxwell hosted a Pre-Holiday Tournament last week and started off with Brady and they defeated the Eagles 41-26. In the Championship against South Loup the Wildcats lost 44-22. Maxwell is 1-6 on the year.
Maywood-Hayes Center competed in the Paxton Pre-Holiday Tournament and began the tournament with a 73-22 victory over Garden County. The Wolves had three girls with double digits, Olivia Hansen with 14 points, Ashlin Broz with 13 points, and Ellie Broz with 10 points. In the Championship, Maywood-Hayes Center took on the host, Paxton. The Wolves dominated as they jumped out to a 17-2 lead after the first quarter. The second quarter was close as the Wolves outscored Paxton 18-13 and went into the half with a 35-15 lead. Maywood-Hayes Center held the Tigers to four points in the entire second half for a final score of 68-19 and to win the tournament. Hansen had 16 points, Kiley Hejtmanek had 13 points, and Karissa Stengel had 10 points for the Wolves. Maywood-Hayes Center improved to 8-0 on the season.
Medicine Valley hosted Alma last Tuesday and batted for the first half but the Cardinals were too much for the Raiders as they fell to Alma, 49-32. Stella Heapy had 12 points, seven rebounds, and six steals to lead the way for Medicine Valley. They are now 3-5 on the season and are off for the remainder of the break.
Paxton hosted a Pre-Holiday Tournament last week and took on Mullen in the first round of the tournament. Mullen took a 12-9 lead after the first quarter but Paxton outscored the Broncos 11-7 in the second to cut the deficit to 23-20. Paxton made the halftime adjustments and defeated the Broncos, 50-41. Audrey Holm had 17 points while Jayden Gartner and Ella Fote posted 10 points each. Paxton met with Maywood-Hayes Center in the Championship and the Wolves dominated that match up as Paxton fell 68-19. Fote led the way with nine points. Paxton is 6-1 on the season.
Southern Valley traveled to Hitchcock County last Monday to take on the Falcons and dominated the game as they won 67-28. Ann Bose had a huge game with 24 points while Brecklyn Hammond scored 12 points and Brynn Baily scored 11 points. On Tuesday, the Eagles hosted Southwest. The Eagles had a great shooting night as they shot 50% from the field and held the Roughriders to 26%. Southern Valley defeated Southwest 60-33. The scoring was spread out as the Eagles had four girls in double digits, Tori Bose led the way with 19 points, Ann Bose had 15 points, Baily had 13 points, and Adi Hunt had 11 points. Southern Valley improved to 6-2 on the year.
Southwest traveled to Southern Valley on Tuesday last week and struggled to get the ball through the hoop. The Eagles outscored the Roughriders 33-14 at the half and extended their lead out of the half as the Eagles won 60-33. Kyra Nelms led the way with 10 points while Caylin Barnett grabbed 12 rebounds. Southwest is 4-4 on the season.
Wallace did not have a game this past week.
Wauneta-Palisade traveled to Dundy County Stratton last Tuesday and jumped out to a 23-10 lead at the end of the first quarter and never let up. The Broncos defeated the Tigers 63-29. GraCee Goings had a huge game as she posted 35 points and shot 46% from the field. Cali Cox was also in double digits as she scored 10 points and grabbed seven rebounds. Wauneta-Palisade is 5-2 on the year and will take on Arapahoe on Thursday during the Arapahoe Holiday Tournament.