*NOTE: Some of the games this week may be rescheduled due to the weather!*
Alma did not have any games this past week. They will face Blue Hill Tuesday and Franklin Thursday this week.
Arapahoe hosted its own Holiday Tournament this past week and came away with a second-place finish. Arapahoe began with a win against Wauneta-Palisade, 66-32. Ander Wasenius had an excellent game recording 17 points and Campbell Schutz had 15. The Warriors then faced one of the top teams in the state, North Platte St. Pats. Arapahoe fell 79-39. Will Shaw had 12 points to lead the Warriors. Arapahoe is 4-6 and will face Maxwell Tuesday and Medicine Valley Friday this week.
Bertrand competed in the Elm Creek Holiday Tournament this past week. They started with a win over Gibbon, 57-45. It was a two-headed monster that led the scoring for Bertrand as Lathan Fitzgerald had 23 points and Owen Kaps put up 16. Bertrand then faced Elm Creek in the championship game and lost 63-31. Chonsy Bieker had a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds. Bertrand is 4-3 on the year. They will face Wilcox-Hildreth Tuesday, Southern Valley Friday, and South Loup on Saturday.
Cambridge hosted a Holiday Tournament this past week and went 1-1 in their games. Cambridge began with a tough opponent, the Dundy County Stratton Tigers. They lost 66-26. Carson Trompke led Cambridge with 11 points. Cambridge bounced back though and beat Crawford, 40-22. Trompke had seven points, as did Will Taylor. Cambridge is 4-6 on the season and they will take on Norton on Tuesday and Southwest on Friday.
Dundy County Stratton competed at the Cambridge Holiday Tournament this past week and took home second place. The Tigers began with a win over Cambridge, 66-26. Jackson Kerchal had 21 points and nine rebounds to lead the Tigers. DCS then had a rematch with the Maywood-Hayes Center Wolves in the championship game and fell 47-44. The teams were tied at 26 at halftime and then heading into the fourth, the Tigers led 38-37. But a 10-6 final quarter led the Wolves to the win. Corbin Horner had 10 points, as did Lane Bybee. The Tigers are 6-2 now and will face Chase County on Tuesday, Alliance Friday, and Wray, CO on Saturday.
Hitchcock County competed in the Brady Holiday Tournament and played well. They started with a win over Loomis 58-53. In the championship game, The Falcons took care of business with a big win as they took down the Eagles 69-37. The Falcons are 6-2 on the year and will face Southwest on Tuesday and Wauneta-Palisade on Friday.
Maywood-Hayes Center played in the Cambridge Holiday Tournament and came away with the championship. They won their first game over Crawford, 69-29. Hayden Kramer had 18 points and Haydn Farr kicked in 16. The Wolves then took on DCS for the second time this season. The teams were tied at 26 at halftime and then heading into the fourth, the Tigers led 38-37. But a 10-6 final quarter led the Wolves to the win, 47-44. Jeremiah Ingison had 14 points and 10 rebounds. Kramer also had a double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds. The Wolves are 10-0 on the year and will face Hi-Line Tuesday, Sandhills Valley Thursday, and then a rematch at Paxton on Friday.
Maxwell did not have any games this past week. They will play Arapahoe Tuesday, Hershey Friday, and Overton on Saturday.
Medicine Valley did not have any games this past week. They will face Wallace on Tuesday and Arapahoe on Friday.
Paxton did not have any games this past week. They will face Maywood-Hayes Center this week on Friday.
Southern Valley did not have any games this last week. They will play Franklin on Tuesday and then Bertrand on Friday.
Southwest did not have any games last week. They will play Hitchcock County on Tuesday, Cambridge on Friday, and Wauneta-Palisade on Saturday.
Wallace played at the Perkins County Holiday Tournament and went 1-1. They began with a loss to a solid Leyton team, 52-33. Trey Robertson was effective with 16 points. Wallace though, bounced back and grabbed their first win of the season as they beat South Platte 44-28. Matt Lungrin had 15 points while Trey Robertson had 14. Wallace is 1-5 and play Arthur County Friday and Mullen on Saturday.
Wauneta-Palisade played in the Arapahoe Holiday Tournament last week and fell in both games. First, they lost to Arapahoe 66-32. The Broncos then faced Blue Hill. At the time of posting this blog, the score had not been reported. The Broncos will play Hitchcock County on Friday and Southwest on Saturday.