Sports

Wed
09
Mar

Lady Mustangs deny Wilson State berth

BY Mark McCoy 

Ellsworth County I-R 

PALCO — The Lady Mustangs of Sylvan-Lucas Unified defeated the Lady Dragons, 58-44, Saturday in the championship match of the 1A Division II sub-State tournament in Palco. Sylvan-Lucas had a 16-5 lead by the end of the first period and scored 14 points while holding the Lady Dragons to six for a 30-11 half-time score. Wilson battled back in the third quarter, making 17 points and holding the Lady Mustangs to eight for a 38-28 third quarter tally.

 

Sun
06
Mar

Saturday’s sub-State tournament results

Central Plains’ Breadan Crites makes a bucket from the paint in the 2A sub-State championship win in St. John. /I-R photo by Mark McCoy.

CENTRAL PLAINS SWEEPS 2A ST. JOHN-HUDSON SUB-STATE TOURNAMENT — WHOLE TOWN STATE-BOUND II

 

ST. JOHN — The top-ranked and undefeated 2A Oilers defeated

Sat
05
Mar

Friday sub-State tournament updates

Wilson’s Katie Hoch (15) prepares to make a bucket past a Natoma defender March 4 in the 1A Division II Palco sub-State tournament in Palco. /I-R photo by Mark McCoy.

PALCO —  The Lady Dragon bench was the key to their 46-40 win over  Northern Plains League rival Natoma (15-7) Friday in the 1A Division II sub-State tournament in Palco.

 

The Lady Dragons will play their arch-rivals, the Lady Mustangs of Sylvan-Lucas Unified at 6 p.m. Saturday in the championship match.

 

Fri
04
Mar

Thursday sub-State tournament updates

Wilson seniors Heath Cox (15) and Tanner Reeves (3) try to steal the basketball as a Rooster looks for an open teammate in the final seconds of the sub-State game in Palco./I-R photo by Mark McCoy.

ST. JOHN — The top-ranked, undefeated and two-time defending champion 2A Lady Oilers of Central Plains crushed Pratt Skyline, 66-28, Thursday, in St. John.

 

The Lady O’s will play South Central at 6 p.m. Saturday in the championship match at St. John. The Lady Timberwolves are ranked eighth in the state by the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association.

 

Wed
02
Mar

‘Cats beat Panthers in final seconds

BY Mark McCoy

The Ellsworth Bearcats defeated a young and talented Phillipsburg club, 58-57, Monday in an exciting first round game of the 3A Norton sub-State boys’ basketball tournament in Ellsworth. Down 13 points (48-35) at the 7:48 mark of the fourth quarter, Bearcats Remington Cravens and Jordan Base made 3-balls; Cravens sank three charity shots; Kaden Davis made two breakaway layups and senior Zak Jacobo added a jump shot to lift the ‘Cats to a 1-point deficit, 57-56 with just 35 second left in the game.

 

Wed
02
Mar

Lady Oilers destroy Ellinwood Lady Eagles

BY Mark mccoy

CLAFLIN — The undefeated, top-ranked and two-time defending champion 2A Lady Oilers defeated the Lady Eagles of Ellinwood, 78-17, Monday in the first round of the 2A St. John-Hudson sub- State basketball tournament in Claflin. The mighty Lady Oilers rolled to a cushy 26-2 lead by the end of the first quarter. Central Plains added 20 points and held the Lady Eagles to two in the second period to have a whopping 46-4 halftime lead.

 

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Tue
01
Mar

Tuesday sub-State tournament updates

Ellsworth’s Sidney Wilson grabs a rebound amid a sea of Lady Monarch arms March 1 in the 3A Norton sub-State basketball tournament in Hays.

HAYS — The top-seeded Lady Monarchs of Thomas Moore Prep defeated the Lady Bearcats 63-17 in the first round of the 3A Norton sub-State basketball tournament in Hays.

 

The Lady ‘Cats gave up a lot of height and played with a lot of heart.

 

Mon
29
Feb

Basketball sub-State tournament updates

Ellsworth’s Remington Cravens guards Phillipsburg’s Trey Sides in the final seconds of the Bearcat win in the first round of the 3A Norton sub-State basketball tournament in Ellsworth.

ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth Bearcats came from behind to get a 58-57 win over Phillipsburg in the final seconds of the first round of the 3A Norton sub-State basketball tournament in Ellsworth.

 

The Panthers are a good team comprised of sophomores and freshmen and grabbed the lead in the first quarter, but the Bearcats battled back, gaining the momentum of the game in the final four minutes of the fourth quarter.

 

Thu
25
Feb

Sub-State basketball brackets released

Bearcat Jordan Base’s (3) shot is blocked by Sacred Heart’s Jerod Toogood Feb. 23 in Salina.

3A Norton Community sub-State basketball tournament

ELLSWORTH — The fourth-seeded Bearcats, with an 11-9 record will play fifth-seeded 9-10 Phillipsburg at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 29 at the Bearcat Den in Ellsworth.

Ellsworth defeated the Panthers 58-57 in its second game of the season at the Amos Morris-George Stephens Basketball tournament in Lincoln. Norton, with a 17-3 record is ranked seventh by the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association and is the top seed.

Wed
24
Feb

Haase wins regional wrestling tourney

BY Mark mccoy
Ellsworth County I-R 
 
BELOIT — Ellsworth’s Ethan Haase won the 195-pound bracket of the Beloit 3A-2A-1A regional wrestling tournament Saturday, qualifying him to compete in the 3A-2A-1A State wrestling tournament. Haase, a senior, was the only Bearcat to qualify for the tournament. Haase took care of business in his first match Friday, pinning Trystin McCoy of Republic County 48 seconds into the first period. He beat Southeast of Saline’s Dylan Marks in a 4-2 decision to advance to the quarter-final match. Haase beat Smith Center’s Avery Hawkins in an 11-9 decision Saturday to move into the championship bout.

 

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