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Sedgwick 60, Canton-Galva 41-Canton-Galva was outscored in all four quarters, resulting in a 19 point loss.
The Eagles trailed 22-14 by halftime, then were outscored 38-27 in the final two quarters.
Travis Myers led Eagles with 14 points.
Lebo 85, Centre 60-Centre played a strong first and fourth quarter but were outscored 45-23 in the middle two periods in their loss Friday at Lost Springs.
Dustin Burnett led Centre with 15 points on 6-for-26 shooting while Aaron Laflin poured in 30 points to lead Lebo.
Centre made only 22 of 73 shots from the field, including five of 16 from the 3-point line. The Cougars made 11 of 24 free throws while Lebo made 10 of 24.
Burnett led Centre with nine rebounds.
Inman 43, Peabody-Burns 32- Peabody-Burns led 27-24 heading into the final quarter Friday, but Inman won the fourth quarter, 19-5, in Peabody.
Remington 52, Goessel 46- Goessel fell behind 17-8 and never could overcome its slow start.
Jordan Voth led Goessel with 16 points, including 3-of-9 shooting from behind the 3-point line. Garrett Hiebert added 10 points and four rebounds.
Goessel made 18 of 41 field goal attempts (44 percent) while Remington hit 19 of 36 (53 percent).Goessel made five of eight free throws while Remington made 12 of 18.
Centre 63, St. John’s Military 57-Centre picked up an Eisenhower League victory Tuesday night at Lost Springs.
Dustin Burnett led Centre with 15 points and six assists. Bryant Gutsch added 12 points. Each player made a pair of 3-point shots as Centre hit 21 of 60 (35 percent) from the field.
Kevin Mueller led the Cougars with 12 rebounds.
The game was tied at 24 at halftime. Centre used a 20-6 third quarter to secure the victory.
The Cougars made 17 of 24 free throws while St. John was three of five.
Peabody-Burns 63, Canton-Galva 47-The Warriors got the best of the Eagles Tuesday night in Peabody.
Derrick Simmonds led the Warriors with 15 points but was supported by Derek Benson with 11 and Duane Unruh with 10.
Canton-Galva was led by 11 points from Travis Myers and 10 from Joel Hardman.
Peabody-Burns led 32-20 at halftime.
Goessel 62, Moundridge 45-Goessel opened a 34-20 lead by halftime. Jordan Voth scored 18 points for the Bluebirds, including four 3-point baskets. Garrett Hiebert added 16 points.
Goessel made 26 of 54 field goal attempts (48 percent) and hit six of 17 (35 percent) from the 3-point line.
Hiebert also led the Bluebirds with nine rebounds, as Goessel narrowly won the battle, 24-23.
Goessel made four of seven free throws while Moundridge hit six of seven.
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Centre 57, Lebo 28-Centre maintained its late season charge with a 29-point win over Lebo Friday night at Lost Springs.
Centre erupted for 17 first-quarter points and added 26 in the second quarter to take a commanding 43-16 lead into halftime.
The Cougars made 20 of 65 field goal attempts (31 percent) while limiting their guests to 10 of 48 (21 percent). Centre made 15 of 26 free throws while Lebo made seven of 21.
The Cougars forced 38 Lebo turnovers while recording 32 steals.
Selena Seifert led the Cougars with 15 points while Megan Gutsch recorded a double-double with 13 points and 13 rebounds.
Inman 62, Peabody-Burns 39-Peabody-Burns fell behind 31-13 by halftime and never recovered Friday night at Peabody.
“We had a tough time controlling their inside game and allowed too much penetration,” coach Darren Schroeder said. “Our defensive problems led to us not being as consistent on the offensive end as the past four games.”
The Warriors were led by Jessi Hilliard’s 19 points, including five of nine free throw. Elaina Newell added 10 points, including a pair of 3-pointers.
Remington 40, Goessel 29- Goessel carried a 21-14 lead into halftime but Remington outscored the Bluebirds 17-1 in a fateful third quarter Friday at Goessel.
Kory Hiebert led Goessel with 12 points, including its lone point in the third quarter. Courtney Berkholz added 11 points.
The Bluebirds converted nine of 19 free throws while Remington hit 16 of 24.
Sedgwick 29, Canton-Galva 28-Canton-Galva lost a heart breaker Friday at Sedgwick.
Sedgwick led 19-14 at halftime, but the Eagles used a 9-3 third quarter to take a 23-22 lead going into the fourth quarter.
Sedgwick came back with a 7-5 fourth quarter to claim the win.
Canton-Galva was led by Allie Enns with eight points.
Peabody-Burns 48, Canton-Galva 43-Peabody-Burns defeated an improving Canton-Galva squad Tuesday at Peabody.
The game was close all night, including a 30-30 tie at the start of the fourth quarter.
Jessi Hilliard scored 24 points for PBHS while Elaina Newell added 12. Dani Bair led a balanced Eagle attack with 10 points.
“Tracie Windsor hit three big baskets for us in the third quarter to keep us in the game,” Peabody-Burns coach Darren Schroeder said. “She just took over for a short stretch and it gave us some huge energy.”
An 18-13 advantage in the final quarters gave the Warriors the Heart of America League win.
“We came out and did a nice job defensively and got some big stops,” Schroeder said. “We executed on the offensive end and got to the line and converted.”
Moundridge 41, Goessel 36-Tied at 16 at halftime, Moundridge outscored Goessel 25-20 in the final two quarters.
Kory Hiebert scored 13 points for Goessel, including 10 in the second half. Courtney Berkholz added 10. Goessel made only two 12 free throws.