Archive - Sports Article
October 25th, 2010
Times have been set for the 2010 State Football Playoffs. Classes C1, C2, D1 and D2 begin first round play Thursday afternoon and the Nebraska 6-Man playoffs begin Friday. Listed below are match-ups and start times:
#11 Boone Central (5-3) @ #6 Broken Bow (6-2), Thursday @ 6 p.m.
#11 Sandhills/Thedford (4-4) @ #6 Kenesaw (6-2), Thursday @ 3 p.m.
#14 Clearwater/Orchard (2-6) @ #3 South Loup (8-0), Thursday @ 5 p.m.
#14 S-E-M (5-3) @ #3 Mullen (7-1), Thursday @ 4:30 p.m. MST
#16 Anselmo-Merna (3-5) @ Eustis-Farnam (7-1), Thursday @ 7 p.m.
KEARNEY -- The Kearney Country Club was site of the 2010 State Cross Country Championships. Broken Bow's Cody Dierking earned a Top 10 finish placing ninth in 17:05.9. Gordon-Rushville's Cole Wellnitz was the Class C State Champion in 16:38.5. Also participating for Broken Bow was Patrick Wright who finished 82nd in 19:22.6.
Ogallala was the Class C team champion followed by Southwest Conference relative, Gothenburg who finished seventh.
In Class D, Sargent's David Vincent placed 33rd in 18:18.4. The Class D State Champion was Ainsworth's Michael Schumacher in 16:33.9.
The Sargent Lady Bulldogs defeated Anselmo-Merna in two sets to claim the L-Club Tourney championship. Litchfield handed Loup County a two set to one loss and took third place in their home tourney. South Loup defeated Amherst in two sets for fifth place.
Other scores from Tuesday night are:
Ansley 3, Elm Creek 0
Arcadia 2, SEM 1
Loup City 2, Arcadia 0
Loup City 2, SEM 0
At the Broken Bow Invite:
Valentine 2, Broken Bow 1
Doniphan-Trum 2, Gothenburg 0
Gothenburg 2, Broken Bow 0
Doniphan-Trum 2, Valentine 0
At the Sandhills Conference Tournament
The Ansley Lady Warriors defeated the Mullen Lady Broncos to claim the Loup Valley Conference championship. The Lady Warriors won in three sets 28-26, 25-11 and 25-9. Ansley reached the championship game with a win over Arcadia 25-10, 25-17 and 25-19. Mullen edged Sargent 25-19, 23-25, 25-18 and 25-16 to reach the championship game.
Three of five area teams will become district championships receiving automatic bids into the state playoffs this week. The Broken Bow Indians clinched the Class C1-9 district championship defeating Valentine last Friday 33-21. The Indians close their season at Cozad Thursday night. Even if the Indians lose to the Haymakers, the Indians claim the title by holding the head-to-head tie-breaker over Gothenburg.
Ansley 3, South Loup 0
Arcadia 3, Anselmo-Merna 2
Kearney Catholic 3, Ord 0
Mullen 3, Litchfield 0
Palmer 3, North Loup-Scotia 0
Sargent 3, Sandhills/Thedford 0
Shelton 3, Broken Bow 0
South Loup 3, Loup County 1
Southwest 3, Gothenburg 1
Nine area teams began play in the LVC Tournament last night. Top seed Ansley and second seed Mullen hosted first round action with remaining games to be played Saturday at Loup County.
AINSWORTH -- The Broken Bow Lady Indians defeated Ainsworth 3-1 Tuesday night. Broken Bow won the first set 25-20, the second 25-11, lost the third 23-25 then closed out the match in the fourth 25-12. The win is Broken Bow's sixth of the season. The Lady Indians return home for a match against Shelton Thursday which will also be parents night!
The S-E-M Lady Mustangs were defeated by Elwood 0-2 in the opening round of the Fort Kearney Conference Tournament Monday night. Fort Kearney Conference Tournament first round scores are as follows:
AXTELL DEF. WILCOX-HILDRETH, 25-18, 25-13
ELM CREEK DEF. EUSTIS-FARNAM, 25-22, 25-13
ELWOOD DEF. SUMNER-EDDYVILLE-MILLER, 25-12, 25-10
OVERTON DEF. LOOMIS, 25-19, 26-24
OVERTON DEF. PLEASANTON, 25-14, 25-22
WILCOX-HILDRETH DEF. AMHERST, 27-25, 25-15
Broken Bow's Brittany Vohland shot a first round 115 at the Girls Class C State Golf Tournament Monday. The Class C leader is Doniphan-Trumbull's Danielle Lemek who shot a first round score of 71. Vohland is scheduled to tee off at 10:34 a.m. today for second round play.
The Custer County Chief's feature game of the week was the Broken Bow Indians at the Gothenburg Swedes.
This rivalry was not one to be missed as this yearâ€™s game was a battle for the top spot of the District C1-9 standings.
Gothenburg sported an undefeated record going into last night's contest, their Homecoming game, with their biggest win thus far over Minden (4-1).
Broken Bowâ€™s win over Gothenburg moved them closer to an automatic spot in the playoffs, along with another possible district championship.