The Sandhills/Thedford boys basketball team and Mullen girls basketball team became Sandhills Conference Champions Friday night with ST edging Mullen in the boys contest 44-41 while Mullen took out Brady 50-31.
Mullen and Sandhills/Thedford both saw their boys teams advance to the Sandhills Conference Tournament final with a 58-34 victory over SMC and a 62-37 win over Brady respectively. The Knights will play the Broncos Friday night at 6:30.
Broken Bow used its fullcourt press to twice get back into the game Friday night against Centura. The team using an effective full court press, coupled with 21 points from Miller were almost enough to get Broken Bow the win, but Centura was able to survive and salt the game away on free throws, winning 50-41. For more details, see the next edition of the Custer County Chief.
Here are the other boys and girls scores from around the area.
Anselmo-Merna 65 Sandhills/Thedford 57
Mullen 66 SMC 37
South Loup 51 Maxwell 39