Area High School Basketball Roundup

Posted 9 months ago

By Robert Lovell

basketballArea high school basketball scores for the week of December 5-7.

Thursday, December 5

Boys Basketball

North Platte 66 Grand Island 62

The Dawgs led by as many as 16 in the second half before hitting clutch free throws late to beat the Islanders. Shane Mauch led the way with 20 points, Drew Callaghan finished with 14 and Kade Erickson had 13 for North Platte. Pierce Almond led all scorers with 25 for GI.

Broken Bow 49 Sutherland 33

Lexington 47 Gothenburg 37

Lewis Lewis led the Minutemen with 18 points in the win.

Wallace 60 Wauneta-Palisade 35

Girls Basketball

North Platte 66 Grand Island 61

The Lady Dawgs led by 13 at the half, got outscored 14-3 in the third quarter and won the fourth quarter for the win. Madalynn Doughty was sensational in the game scoring 10 points in each half for a game-high 20 points. Jessy Hunt came off the bench to score 15 points for North Platte, including 12 in the second half and Kaitlynn Harvey finished the game with 12 points.

No. 10 Sutherland 36 Broken Bow 33

Sam Staggs led the Lady Sailors with 15 points and nine rebounds to start the season 1-0.

No. 10 Gothenburg 39 Lexington 27

Wauneta-Palisade 55 Wallace 26

Friday, December 6

Boys Basketball

St. Patrick’s 49 Broken Bow 47

Gothenburg 52 Hershey 25

SMC 57 Maxwell 39

Brady 43 Wauneta-Palisade 40

Troy Lusk led the Eagles with 16 points, shooting 60 percent from the three point line and finishing with four assists.

Wallace 53 Maywood 37

Girls Basketball

St. Patrick’s 33 Broken Bow 26

Hershey 37 Gothenburg 15

Maxwell 45 SMC 33

Brady 50 Wauneta-Palisade 44

Valerie Most led the Lady Eagles with 18 points, five rebounds and four steals. Madison Elliott scored in double-figures as well with 13 points and she added six rebounds.

Maywood 64 Wallace 60

Saturday, December 7

Boys Basketball

Creighton Prep 58 North Platte 42

The Junior Jays of Creighton Prep jumped out to an early lead and held on late when the Dawgs cut the lead to eight points in the fourth quarter to get the win over North Platte. Drew Callaghan scored the first 13 points of the game for North Platte then finished with a game-high 21 points.

St. Pat’s 65 Sutherland 38

Tyler Fear scored 18 points for the Sailors in a losing effort.

Hershey 43 Perkins County 24

Maxwell 56 Creek Valley 46

Girls Basketball

Lincoln Southwest 60 North Platte 38

North Platte trailed Southwest 13-12 at the end of the first quarter, but it was all Lady Silver Hawks after that as they outscored the Lady Bulldogs 47-26 the next three quarters en route to a 60-38 win. Jessy Hunt came off the bench to lead North Platte with 10 points.

St. Pat’s 34 Sutherland 30

Sam Staggs scored 13 points in a losing effort for the Lady Sailors.

Hershey 60 Perkins County 15

Brooke Munsen and Maegan Hiatt each scored 12 points to lead all scorers as the Lady Panthers improved to 2-0 with a dominant win over the Lady Plainsmen.

Creek Valley 49 Maxwell 33