Hershey Earns First State Tourney Win in Rout of St. Pat’s

The Hershey Lady Panthers have won a game at the girls basketball state tournament for the first time. They jumped to an eight-point first-half lead and never trailed in a 53-34 win over St. Patrick’s in round one of the Class C2 state tournament Thursday morning in Lincoln. Daynlee Miller and Brooke Frederick scored 13 points apiece to lead the Lady Panthers. Miller added 10 rebounds and five assists. Shelby Allberry posted a double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds in the losing effort for the Lady Irish. Hershey moves to 21-4 with the win, while St. Pat’s finishes their season with a 22-4 record.

The Lady Panthers will play Hastings St. Cecilia in the C2 semifinals tomorrow morning at 9 AM at the Pershing Center. You can listen to the game on ESPN Radio 1410, with pregame coverage starting at 8:45.

Girls State Starts Today (LISTEN TO St. Pat’s-Hershey on ESPN 1410, Sutherland on Q Country)

The girls basketball state tournament begins today in Lincoln, and three Lincoln County teams will take the hardwood in first round action. Two of them will be seeing each other for the fifth time this season. The Hershey Lady Panthers and St. Patrick’s Lady Irish renew their rivalry in round one of the Class C2 tournament. The season series is even at two wins apiece. The Lady Irish are hoping to improve on last season’s fourth-place finish, while the Panthers are looking for their first ever state tourney win. You can hear that game on ESPN Radio 1410, with pregame coverage at 10:30 AM. Later tonight, the Sutherland Lady Sailors face St. Mary’s in round one of the D1 state tournament. That game can be heard on Q-Country 107.3 FM, with the pregame show starting at 8:30 PM.

Irish, Eagles, Sailors Gunning For Girls State Berths Tonight

Tickets to state will be punched for girls basketball teams in the C and D classes tonight, and three Lincoln County teams are hoping they can earn their way to the big dance. In the C2-6 district championship, St. Patrick’s is looking for their second straight trip to state. They take on Bridgeport in Chappell. ESPN Radio 1410 will have the action, with pregame coverage at 7:15 and the tipoff at 7:30. The Sutherland Lady Sailors are hoping to make a second state trip in three years. They take on Crawford in the D1-6 district final in Bayard. And the Brady Lady Eagles are trying to get to Lincoln for the third time in the last four years. They face Wauneta-Palisade in the D2-5 final in Wallace. A best case scenario has four Lincoln County teams heading to state. Hershey must hope for a Wild Card entry into the Class C2 field.

BASKETBALL: Irish, Wildcats Advance in Subdistricts

The St. Pat’s Irish and Wallace Wildcats will be playing for boys basketball subdistrict championships. St. Pat’s got 24 points from Mark Mayfield and controlled the action from start to finish in a 45-27 win over Hershey in the C2-11 subdistrict first round in McCook. Wallace held off Hayes Center 45-39 in the D2-9 subdistrict in Cambridge. Subdistrict championship games are scheduled for Thursday night.

BASKETBALL: Subdistricts Continue; Lady Dawgs at Districts Tonight; Dawgs to Host

The action cranks up in the boys basketball subdistricts tonight. At the C2-11 subdistrict in McCook, the St. Pat’s Irish and Hershey Panthers renew their rivalry in the first round, with the Irish looking to move towards a third straight state appearance. ESPN Radio 1410 will have the action, with pregame coverage at 5:45 and the tip-off at 6. St. Pat’s isn’t the only Lincoln County team to be a top seed. Wallace has the number one spot in the D2-10 subdistrict. They play Hayes Center tonight in Cambridge. The Brady Eagles face Anselmo-Merna in the first round of the D2-9 subdistrict in Gothenburg. And after a win over Sutherland last night, Maxwell gets a crack at undefeated Paxton in the D1-11 subdistrict.

The class A girls basketball districts open tonight as well. The North Platte Lady Bulldogs take on Kearney at Millard West High School in round one of the A-2 district. The game will tip off at 7:15, following the Millard West-Omaha Bryan game.

The Bulldog boys will host the Class A-6 district. They’ll take on Papio South on 5:30 on Saturday, with a game between Omaha North and Omaha Bryan to follow. The A-6 championship game will be held Tuesday.

BASKETBALL: Irish, Eagles, Sailors Win Subdistrict Titles

Three Lincoln County teams took home girls basketball subdistrict titles last night. The St. Pat’s Lady Irish had to work overtime for theirs. Double overtime, in fact. Mandy O’Malley scored 16 points as the Lady Irish knocked off Hershey 48-43 for the C2-11 subdistrict crown. In the D1-11 subdistrict final, the Sutherland Lady Sailors routed Paxton 61-19. And in the D2-9 subdistrict final, Brady held off Eustis-Farnam 49-42. District final games are held next Friday night at neutral sites to be determined.

WRESTLING: State Tournament Day One Results

2013 NSAA Championships Results for North Platte

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A113 – Jonah Navarrete (26-7) place is unknown and scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Brandon Kile (Hastings) 37-8 won by decision over Jonah Navarrete (North Platte) 26-7 (Dec 4-0)

A120 – Aaron Houser (29-4) placed 6th and scored 8.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Aaron Houser (North Platte) 29-4 won by major decision over Louden Adkins (Omaha Central) 13-13 (Maj 13-1)
Quarterfinal – Aaron Houser (North Platte) 29-4 won by decision over Alex Schriner (Lincoln Pius X) 31-6 (Dec 6-0)

A126 – Colton Thompson (26-20) place is unknown and scored 2.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Colton Thompson (North Platte) 26-20 won by decision over Austin Martz (Lincoln East) 21-19 (Dec 10-3)
Quarterfinal – Caleb Licking (Norfolk) 35-10 won by major decision over Colton Thompson (North Platte) 26-20 (Maj 9-1)

A132 – Dylan Petersen (25-18) place is unknown and scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Hayden Hanson (Creighton Preparatory School) 16-3 won by pin over Dylan Petersen (North Platte) 25-18 (Pin 2:32)

A138 – Paul Kraye (31-10) placed 6th and scored 7.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Paul Kraye (North Platte) 31-10 won by decision over Huy Truong (Hastings) 29-15 (Dec 5-0)
Quarterfinal – Paul Kraye (North Platte) 31-10 won in sudden victory – 1 over Matthew Mcgruder (Creighton Preparatory School) 22-4 (SV-1 3-1)

A152 – Shawn Roblee (25-9) place is unknown and scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Shanon Jackson (Omaha Central) 24-9 won by pin over Shawn Roblee (North Platte) 25-9 (Pin 5:34)

A160 – Dylon Mlady (28-19) place is unknown and scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Alex Knudson (Creighton Preparatory School) 13-10 won by decision over Dylon Mlady (North Platte) 28-19 (Dec 7-2)

A170 – Grant Holscher (38-4) place is unknown and scored 2.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Grant Holscher (North Platte) 38-4 won by decision over Zach Bell (Lincoln Pius X) 17-7 (Dec 6-3)
Quarterfinal – Preston Lauterbach (Bellevue West) 36-0 won by pin over Grant Holscher (North Platte) 38-4 (Pin 1:32)

A220 – Martin Sellers (17-19) place is unknown and scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Quinton Ross (Kearney) 38-5 won by pin over Martin Sellers (North Platte) 17-19 (Pin 1:03)

2013 NSAA Championships Results for North Platte St. Patrick`s
st-patsC106 – Trey Dodson (35-10) place is unknown and scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – David Jimenez (Shelton/Kenesaw) 38-2 won by major decision over Trey Dodson (North Platte St. Patrick`s) 35-10 (Maj 14-5)

C113 – Nathan Chrisman (37-9) place is unknown and scored 2.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Nathan Chrisman (North Platte St. Patrick`s) 37-9 won by decision over Wesley Pomajzl (Wilber-Clatonia) 22-13 (Dec 5-3)
Quarterfinal – Tyler Frederick (Battle Creek) 35-5 won by pin over Nathan Chrisman (North Platte St. Patrick`s) 37-9 (Pin 3:51)

C132 – Adam Pasquinelly (33-9) place is unknown and scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – David Gross (St. Paul) 20-8 won by major decision over Adam Pasquinelly (North Platte St. Patrick`s) 33-9 (Maj 11-2)

C160 – Joel Melton (36-10) place is unknown and scored 4.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Joel Melton (North Platte St. Patrick`s) 36-10 won by pin over Chris Gillming (Shelton/Kenesaw) 27-15 (Pin 2:48)
Quarterfinal – Caleb Thomas (Wakefield) 41-5 won by pin over Joel Melton (North Platte St. Patrick`s) 36-10 (Pin 3:34)

2013 NSAA Championships Results for Hershey
hershey-panthersC106 – Tucker Hicks (30-11) placed 6th and scored 9.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Tucker Hicks (Hershey) 30-11 won in sudden victory – 1 over Austin Olson (Minden) 24-15 (SV-1 6-4)
Quarterfinal – Tucker Hicks (Hershey) 30-11 won by pin over Lucas Miller (Crofton) 17-6 (Pin 5:10)

C126 – Chayton Crow (36-10) place is unknown and scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Dion Nemec (O`Neill) 35-16 won by decision over Chayton Crow (Hershey) 36-10 (Dec 7-2)

C145 – Jacob Thompson (29-15) place is unknown and scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Alex Metzler (Tekamah-Herman) 38-1 won by decision over Jacob Thompson (Hershey) 29-15 (Dec 9-6)

2013 NSAA Championships Results for Maxwell
Maxwell-WildcatsD132 – Ethan Lunkwitz (32-8) place is unknown and scored 4.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Ethan Lunkwitz (Maxwell) 32-8 won by pin over Brandon Bowers (Bayard) 20-21 (Pin 4:57)
Quarterfinal – Toby Nordmeyer (East Butler) 27-3 won by pin over Ethan Lunkwitz (Maxwell) 32-8 (Pin 2:49)

D145 – Drew Riggs (35-3) place is unknown and scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Dalton Kenning (Thayer Central) 33-11 won by decision over Drew Riggs (Maxwell) 35-3 (Dec 6-1)

D152 – Jaylon Sturdivant (36-5) place is unknown and scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Patrick Dempsey (Friend) 43-6 won by pin over Jaylon Sturdivant (Maxwell) 36-5 (Pin 4:48)

D170 – Taylor Mckeeman (30-13) place is unknown and scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Brandon Wragge (Howells-Dodge) 36-11 won by pin over Taylor Mckeeman (Maxwell) 30-13 (Pin 3:02)

D195 – Dylan Gage (38-3) placed 6th and scored 9.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Dylan Gage (Maxwell) 38-3 won by pin over Justin Dearmont (North Central) 21-17 (Pin 2:36)
Quarterfinal – Dylan Gage (Maxwell) 38-3 won by decision over Chase Doncheske (Palmer) 23-14 (Dec 3-1)

2013 NSAA Championships Results for Sutherland
Sutherland-SailorsD120 – Collin Fleecs (30-10) place is unknown and scored 2.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Collin Fleecs (Sutherland) 30-10 won by decision over Sean Mendlik (Archbishop Bergan) 24-15 (Dec 6-4)
Quarterfinal – Mack James (Franklin) 37-5 won by pin over Collin Fleecs (Sutherland) 30-10 (Pin 1:30)

D126 – Chandler Tyan (35-1) placed 6th and scored 9.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Chandler Tyan (Sutherland) 35-1 won by pin over Kyle Wilkinson (Neligh-Oakdale) 31-17 (Pin 2:37)
Quarterfinal – Chandler Tyan (Sutherland) 35-1 won by decision over Adam Carlson (Sutton) 33-10 (Dec 10-4)

D160 – Zachary Blake (23-18) place is unknown and scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Garret Dockweiler (South Loup) 28-6 won by major decision over Zachary Blake (Sutherland) 23-18 (Maj 14-1)

D170 – Landan Fear (18-14) place is unknown and scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Brandon Jackson (Meridian) 36-10 won by pin over Landan Fear (Sutherland) 18-14 (Pin 0:47)

D195 – Nathaniel Foster (16-15) place is unknown and scored 0.00 team points.
Champ. Round 1 – Levi Smith (Superior) 25-7 won by pin over Nathaniel Foster (Sutherland) 16-15 (Pin 1:50)

BASKETBALL: Subdistrict Finals Tonight (LISTEN TO C2-11 Final on ESPN Radio 1410)

Five Lincoln County girls basketball teams will hope to get one step closer to the state tournament with wins in their subdistrict championship games tonight. For the Hershey Lady Panthers and St. Pat’s Lady Irish, one’s road to state goes through the other. The two teams meet for the fourth time this season in the C2-11 subdistrict title game in McCook. Hershey leads the season series, two games to one. ESPN Radio 1410 has the action, with pregame coverage starting at 6:45. Elsewhere, in the D1-11 subdistrict final in North Platte, Sutherland aims for a third straight subdistrict crown as they face Paxton. The Brady Lady Eagles take on Eustis-Farnam in the D2-9 final in Gothenburg. And in the D2-10 subdistrict, the Wallace Lady Wildcats go for an upset against top-seeded Wauneta-Palisade.

BASKETBALL: Lincoln County Teams Roll to Subdistrict Finals

Five Lincoln County girls basketball teams have advanced to play in subdistrict championship games. The Hershey Lady Panthers and St. Patrick’s Lady Irish will play each other in the C2-11 final. Hershey topped Perkins County 54-29 and St. Pat’s cruised past Dundy County-Stratton 59-37. It will be the fourth meeting of the year between the two rivals, with Hershey having taken the last two after St. Pat’s won the first one. The Sutherland Lady Sailors advanced to the D1-11 final by routing SMC 48-22. In the D2-9 subdistrict, the Brady Lady Eagles hammered Bertrand 61-40 to advance. And in the D2-10 subdistrict, the Wallace Lady Wildcats moved on with their third win in three tries over Hayes Center, 53-38. Subdistrict championship games will be held across the state Thursday night.