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Sandhills/Thedford girls edge Sioux County 55-51, head to state; Lady Spartans lose to St. Marys

February 22, 2013

Sandhills/Thedford will advance to the state tournament with a 55-51 win over Sioux County Friday night. Ansley-Litchfield saw their season come to an end Friday night with a 55-31 loss to St. Mary's of O'Neill. Mullen, who had a chance at a wildcard, saw those hopes fade as they didn't get enough outside help.

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Subdistrict and District basketball contests rescheduled

February 20, 2013

With the winter storm conditions, some of the basketball contests have been moved. Sandhills/Thedford and Mullen boys will now play for the subdistrict title Saturday at North Platte St. Pats at 4 pm. Anselmo-Merna boys subdistrict final against Bertrand has been moved to Saturday at 5 p.m. at Gothenburg. As of right now the Sandhills/Thedford vs. Sioux County girls basketball district title is still scheduled for Feb. 22 in Hemingford at 6:30 pm mountain time.

Final State Wrestling results

February 17, 2013

Anselmo-Merna:

D160 - Jake Wells (37-1) placed 3rd and scored 20.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Jake Wells (Anselmo-Merna) 37-1 won by pin over Jackson Carpenter (Morrill) 9-31 (Pin 0:20)
Quarterfinal - Austin Ruskamp (Freeman) 45-2 won by pin over Jake Wells (Anselmo-Merna) 37-1 (Pin 3:43)
Cons. Round 2 - Jake Wells (Anselmo-Merna) 37-1 won by pin over Zachary Blake (Sutherland) 24-19 (Pin 1:38)
Cons. Round 3 - Jake Wells (Anselmo-Merna) 37-1 won by decision over Tyson Bolling (Plainview) 14-4 (Dec 4-2)

Area boys basketball friday scoreboard

February 16, 2013

Arcadia 49 Axtell 42
Minden 65 Broken Bow 47
Mullen 54 Twin Loup 36
Sandhills/Thedford 61 Brady 36
South Loup 51 S-E-M 46

Anselmo-Merna vs Ainsworth score not available as of this posting

Class D State Wrestling recap through Friday

February 16, 2013

Anselmo-Merna:

D160 - Jake Wells (35-1) placed 6th and scored 11.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Jake Wells (Anselmo-Merna) 35-1 won by pin over Jackson Carpenter (Morrill) 9-31 (Pin 0:20)
Quarterfinal - Austin Ruskamp (Freeman) 44-2 won by pin over Jake Wells (Anselmo-Merna) 35-1 (Pin 3:43)
Cons. Round 2 - Jake Wells (Anselmo-Merna) 35-1 won by pin over Zachary Blake (Sutherland) 24-19 (Pin 1:38)
Cons. Round 3 - Jake Wells (Anselmo-Merna) 35-1 won by decision over Tyson Bolling (Plainview) 14-4 (Dec 4-2)

Class C state wrestling recap

February 16, 2013

C120 - Justin Miller (28-10) place is unknown and scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Jon Marvin (O`Neill) 36-12 won by decision over Justin Miller (Sargent/Burwell) 28-10 (Dec 7-1)
Cons. Round 1 - Michael Varela (David City) 25-20 won by decision over Justin Miller (Sargent/Burwell) 28-10 (Dec 6-1)

C132 - Evan Gideon (38-6) placed 6th and scored 10.50 team points.
Champ. Round 1 - Evan Gideon (Sargent/Burwell) 38-6 won by tech fall over Dalton Smith (Gibbon) 33-15 (TF 17-2)

Wreatling Updats - Class C

February 15, 2013

2013 NSAA Championships Results for Sargent/Burwell

C120 - Justin Miller (28-10)
Champ. Round 1 - Jon Marvin (O`Neill) 35-12 won by decision over Justin Miller (Sargent/Burwell) 28-10 (Dec 7-1); Cons. Round 1 - Michael Varela (David City) 25-20 won by decision over Justin Miller (Sargent/Burwell) 28-10 (Dec 6-1)

C132 - Evan Gideon (37-6)

State Wrestling competition continues in Omaha

February 15, 2013

It was a rough morning for the area Class D wrestlers. Of the 10 wrestlers who entered into the consolation round , only one survived the morning to move to the next step at the State Wrestling finals from the Century Link Center in Omaha. All were hard fought rounds. Each of these athletes gave their all resulting in a number of heartbreakers. Competition at this level is tough.

Sandhills/Thedford stuns Mullen in girls subdistrict final

February 15, 2013

Sandhills/Thedford picked the perfect time to get their only win of the season against Mullen- in the subdistrict final. The Knights earned the 64-52 victory, due in large part to a 22-229 performance from the line. Mullen, by comparison shot 4-11 from the charity stripe.

Kelsey Higgins and Kaitlin Marten lead the way with 19 and 18 points respectively. Avery Taylor had 12 to go with six from Sarah Miles. Shaina Simonson had five while Taylor Marten had four.

Divine headlines day for Sargent/Burwell at state

February 15, 2013

Dakota Divine (285) was the lone wrestler for Sargent/Burwell to advance to the semi finals of the state tournament Friday. Divine got his victories with a 53-second and 1:58 second pin. He will take on another area wrestler in the semi finals in the form of Clayton Lange from Ord who came in with a record of 24-1.

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