Saturday’s sub-State tournament wrap-up

Central Plains Cassidy Crites, left, grabs an offensive rebound March 4 in Greensburg. /I-R photo by Mark McCoy

LADY OILERS WIN FOURTH STRAIGHT SUB-STATE TITLE

GREENSBURG  — The top-ranked, undefeated and three-time defending 2A champion Lady Oilers of Central Plains will return to Manhattan to defend their title following a 68-34 victory over a good Kinsley basketball team Saturday in Greensburg.

The Lady O’s (23-0) will begin their quest for a fourth-straight conquest of the hardwood against Chase County (15-8) at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 9 on the Lady Oiler’s home-away-from-home court, Bramlage Coliseum on the campus of Kansas State University in Manhattan.

The top-ranked St. John-Hudson Tigers worked to defeat the 10th-ranked O-men, 51-45, Saturday in the championship 2A sub-State game in Greensburg. It was four exciting quarters of a 2-point ballgame.  

SYLVAN GROVE — Central Christian of Hutchinson defeated the Lady Dragons of Wilson, 70-44, Saturday in Sylvan Grove. Wilson competed without the services of point guard Kaleigh Hnzlick, who injured her knee in the March 2 win over Sylvan-Lucas Unified.

Read about all the sub-State tournaments in the March 9 edition of the I/R.

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