Sanders and Maddi Duerksen. Standing behind them are teammates and coaches Erin Winter, Christina Morris, Addie Lackey, Danae Bna, Amy Bartel, head coach Nathan Hiebert, Tena Loewen, Callie Serene, Darcy Heinrichs and assistant coaches Dennis Boldt and Katie Mount. The Hillsboro boys came within five points of making it a double date to Hutch, falling to Moundridge 48-43 to end their season with an 18-5 record. For a complete report of the both teams? accomplishments at sub-state, see Page 1B.
The Hillsboro High School girls? basketball team earned a fourth consecutive trip to the Class 3A state basketball tournament Saturday night by defeating Moundridge in a defensive battle, 29-19, to win the sub-state tournament at Sedgwick. The 21-2 Trojans will open play at the Hutchinson Sports Arena as the tournament?s No. 3 seed, and will play No. 6 Caney Valley at 4:45 p.m. Thursday. Showing off their championship plaque in the front row are (from left) Maci Schlehuber, Courtney Weber, Krista Reimer, Stephanie