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RPAC Boys' Quarterfinals Wrapped Up Tuesday Night


The Boys' RPAC Basketball Tournament rolled on Tuesday evening with the West playing in Maxwell and the East in Bertrand. It was quarterfinal action that took place, so you know what that means, we're on to the semifinals on Friday.




All game times are CST*


WEST BOYS

The first game of the night on the West side of the bracket was #6 seeded Maxwell taking on #7 seeded Waueta-Palisade. The Wildcats got a big win, 65-31 over the Broncos. For Maxwell, they came out and shot the ball well including four three-pointers to start the game. In total, they hit eight three-pointers in the game.


Addison Tracy led the Wildcats with 12 points. Cole Huffman added 11. Wauneta-Palisade was paced by Kaden Dorn and his 14 points.



The #7 seed Wauneta-Palisade is done in the RPAC Tournament. Maxwell, the #6 seed, will play on Friday at Trenton at 4:30 P.M. versus #5 seed Wallace.


In the next game of the night, was the #1 seed in the West, Maywood-Hayes Center versus the #4 seed, Hitchcock County. The Wolves, handled the matchup 60-34. Hitchcock County had been playing great basketball as of late, but just couldn't keep up with MHC. The Wolves came out hard crashing the glass over and over, setting the tone for the matchup.



Jaxon Unrein led the Falcons with 11 points. Adam Kisker and Jayce Hauxwell each had seven. For the Wolves, Haydn Farr totaled 21 points and Jeremiah Ingison had 19 points.


The Falcons will play #3 seed Paxton on Friday at 6:00 P.M. in the consolation bracket at Trenton. MHC moves to the semifinals on Friday in Trenton and will take on #2 seed DCS at 7:30 P.M.

The final game of the night pitted #2 seed Dundy County Stratton versus #3 seed Paxton. The Tigers won by 10, 63-53. DCS was solid on the glass early and attacked often to create separation in the game.


The Tigers will face #4 seed Hitchcock County on Friday at Trenton with tip-off at 6:00 P.M. MHC will play DCS, a rematch from last year's semifinals that the Wolves won. The #1 and #2 matchup will take place on Friday, in Trenton at 7:30 P.M.




EAST BOYS

The East side yielded some good basketball on Tuesday night too. The first game was a consolation matchup between #6 seed Medicine Valley and #7 seed Southwest. Southwest had a 34-24 lead at halftime, but Medicine Valley won 60-56.


Hunter Blume had 14 points, Nathan Rippe had 12, Houston Billeter had 11, and Jakub Walz added 10. For Medicine Valley, Brody Sneff had 19, Tyce Pate had 12, and Austin Roblee had 11.


Southwest is now done in the tournament. Medicine Valley will play on Friday at 4:30 P.M. in Arapahoe against #5 seed Bertrand.


In the second game, it was #1 seeded Alma against #4 seed Southern Valley. The Eagles controlled the game for a good chunk of the first half, leading 29-16 late in the second quarter. But, the Cardinals got things figured out and won 55-43.




Zavier Mitchell was big, with 22 points for Alma. Tucker Biskup had 15 and Titus Epp chipped in 10. Isaac Hamilton had 17 points and Rian Grove had 10 for Southern Valley.


The #4 seeded Eagles will face #3 seeded Arapahoe on Friday at 6:00 P.M. in Arapahoe. This will be the third time they have played, with the Eagles winning the first two. The #1 seed, Alma will play #2 seed Cambridge on Friday in Arapahoe at 7:30 P.M.







The final game of the night was #2 seeded Cambridge versus #3 seed Arapahoe. The Trojans were able to sneak out with a win, 48-40. Carson Trompke led the Trojans with 21 points. Will Cacy had 13 points and Trenton Roskop added 11.





The Warriors will play #4 seed Southern Valley on Friday in Arapahoe at 6:00 P.M. For Cambridge, they will play the #1 seed, Alma, on Friday in Arapahoe at 7:30 P.M.






Check out the updated bracket below:





Of course, continue to follow along on the blog here and on our social media for updates as the tournament progresses.

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