Archive - Sports Article
January 21st, 2011
The Sandhills Conference basketball tournament schedules have been released and the Mullen boys and girls each drew the No. 1 seed and a first round bye. The the tournament will be played at Brady High School. Boys action kicks off Monday while girls action begins Tuesday. The Sandhills/Thedford boys will play Arthur County Monday at 5:30 p.m. and the Sandhills/Thedford girls will play Stapleton/McPherson County Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.
Monday, Jan. 24
SMC vs Cody-Kilgore
Sandhills/Thedford vs Arthur County
Hyannis vs Brady
Thursday, Jan. 27
Ansley 44, Pleasanton 34
CWC 62, Sargent 47
Litchfield 33, South Loup 22
Mullen 57, Brady 55
CWC 59, Sargent 50
Mullen 64, Brady 54
Pleasanton 56, Ansley 43
South Loup 60, Litchfield 56 (OT)
The Southwest Conference boys and girls basketball tournament brackets have been released. The Broken Bow Lady Indians drew the No. 3 seed and will host Ainsworth Monday night at 7 p.m. If the Lady Indians win Monday night they will advance to play the Valentine/Cozad winner Jan. 27. The girl's championship game will be Jan. 29 at 4:30 at North Platte High School.
BROKEN BOW -- The Broken Bow boys basketball team won their third game and second straight against Centura last Friday night.
Defense and rebounding was the theme through the first three quarters. The Indians then found some offensive momentum in the fourth quarter scoring 16 points while holding to Centura to 9.
MULLEN -- The Mullen Broncos are back to their winning ways after suffering their second loss of the season to Class C2 rated North Platte St. Patrickâ€™s 52-44.
The Broncos fell behind early in the first half as they were outscored 15-4 in the first quarter. The Broncos rallied in the second quarter to cut the lead to seven points trailing 28-21 at halftime.
Ansley 53, Litchfield 31
Litchfield 60, Ansley 31
Anselmo-Merna 48, Arcadia 36
Ansley 54, Axtell 43
Sargent 56, Sumner-Eddyville-Miller 40
Anselmo-Merna 45, Arcadia 40 (OT)
Sargent 57, Sumner-Eddyville-Miller 52
Wood River 50, Broken Bow 41
HYANNIS -- Sandhills/ Thedfordâ€™s Kadi McFadden lit up the scoreboard with 28 points Saturday night against Hyannis. The most astonishing number was not the points but the number of 3-point shots McFadden made. Of McFaddenâ€™s 28 points, 24 came from behind the 3-point arc. McFadden had the shooters touch that led to her making 8 of 11 3-point attempts, 1 of 2 2-point attempts and she was 2 of 2 from the free throw line. These numbers add up to a 73 percent overall shooting performance.
SUMNER -- The SEM Mustang wrestlers edged Class Aâ€™s Kearney JV team to win their home invite last Friday. The Mustangs scored 196.5 points to Kearney JVâ€™s 194. South Loup and Ansley/ Arcadia finished fifth and sixth respectively.
The Mustangs had five gold medal champions, Cale Eacker (135), John Frerichs (145), Calvin Frerichs (152), Trevan Claflin (160) and Zach Burden (171). The also received two second place medals, Collin Donahoo (189) and Austin Pierce (215).
Ansley/Arcadiaâ€™s Ryan Hircock won gold at 189 pounds while his brother, Stuart, finished second at 160 pounds.
Ansley 56, Spalding/Spalding Academy 41
Centura 66, Broken Bow 32
Maxwell 64, South Loup 38
Mullen 50, SMC 37
North Central 35, Loup County 26
Sandhills/Thedford 43, Anselmo-Merna 38
Broken Bow 39, Centura 33
Mullen 63, SMC 36
North Central 68, Loup County 35
Sandhills/Thedford 71, Anselmo-Merna 31
South Loup 49, Maxwell 46
Spalding/Spalding Academy 56, Ansley 26
Anselmo-Merna 52, Loup County 37
Brady 65, South Loup 22
Hershey 55, Broken Bow 26
Mullen 61, Arthur County 19
SUMNER -- The SEM Mustangs were were stunned by Axtell last Friday night losing 39-37. The Mustangs had a 20-15 lead at halftime but Axtell outscored them 13-7 in the third quarter to take the lead by one point. The Mustangs regained the lead early in the fourth quarter only to fall behind for good with five minutes left to play.
Dillan Line scored 23 points to lead the Mustangs. Also scoring for SEM were Lance English with 7 points, John Oâ€™Neill 2, Angel Boteo 2, Brandon Trampe 2 and Andrey Gallegos 1.