Weekend sports updates
Ellsworth's Amy Westerman (in white) guards Lady Trojan Sydney Barret (foreground Friday in in the Homecoming game at Ellsworth. I/R photo by Mark McCoy.
ELLSWORTH -- The Beloit Trojans ended Bearcat Homecoming dreams of a victory with a 70-60 win Friday in the Bearcat Lair at Ellsworth.
The Trojans got a good lead and Ellsworth did not recover.
The Lady Trojans defeated Ellsworth 57-43 in the girls' game.
TIPTON -- Top-ranked 1A Division 1 St. John's of Beloit/Tipton defeated the ninth-ranked 1A Division II Wilson Dragons 47-40 in a tight game at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Tipton.
The seventh-ranked 1A Division 1 Lady Blujays defeated the 10th-ranked 1A Division II Lady Dragons (their first week in the Kansas Basketball Coaches' Association's poll) by a score of 66-34.
ST. JOHN -- The second-ranked 2A St. John Hudson Tiger defeated the Central Plains Oilers by a score of 46-35 in the Jungle at St. John.
The top-ranked, undefeated and three-time defending 2A champion Lady Oilers history of destroying teams with dreams of an upset continues, as the Lady O's won by a score of 77-24.
Read about these games in the Feb. 9 edition of the I-R.