Thursday, December 5
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
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
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
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
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
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