Prep Basketball Recap, 12/18

The St. Patrick’s Lady Irish keep right on winning. The third-ranked Lady Irish moved their record on the season to 7-0 with a 68-43 win at Sandhills/Thedford last night. In the boys half of that doubleheader last night, the Irish topped the Knights 55-45. The other unbeaten Lincoln County team that took the floor last night suffered their first loss of the season. The Wallace boys were defeated by Medicine Valley 53-44. It was a sweep for Med Valley, as the Lady Raiders topped the Lady Wildcats 47-40. The Paxton Tigers and Lady Tigers got off to winning starts in their home Pre-Holiday tournament. The second-ranked Tiger boys routed Maywood 82-24 while the Lady Tigers also beat Maywood, 56-31. In other action, Mullen’s boys defeated Garden County 50-26 while the Gothenburg Lady Swedes were edged by McCook 41-40.