Regular season games concluded last week and teams are now prepping for the postseason. Check out how the RPAC teams finished their regular season and see all the postseason information in the blog below.
Alma had a pair of road games this week and began with Northern Valley, KS on Tuesday. The Cardinals had the 14-11 lead after the first quarter, but a huge second quarter created separation as they outscored the Huskies 22-13. Alma secured the 65-38 win and had many players who contributed to the scorebook. Addison Siebels led the team with 12 points, four rebounds, and three steals, Miley Whitney had 11 points, Kamryn Scott had 10 points, three assists, and three steals, Tierston Moore had 10 points, eight rebounds, four assists, and six steals, and Riley Scott had 10 points and six assists.
To wrap up their regular season, Alma traveled to Cambridge on Friday and that game was a much closer game than Tuesday as the Cardinals came away with the six-point win, 37-31. Siebels led the team with 11 points, four rebounds, and four steals.
Alma improves to 19-3 and is the #2 seed in the D1-9 Subdistrict. The Cardinals will play Tuesday night against #3 seeded Arapahoe in Southern Valley at 7:45 P.M.
Arapahoe hosted Cambridge on Tuesday night and that game was an RPAC Rundown Featured Matchup, you can read more about that Furnas County rivalry here.
On Friday, the Warriors hosted Bertrand and while they were able to jump out to the early 14-2 lead after the first quarter and led 27-7 lead at the half. Arapahoe had to hold on as the Vikings surged in the second half but were able to get the 54-32 win. Arapahoe was led by Clara Hilker with 11 points and six rebounds and Mckenzie Ewoldt with 11 points.
The Warriors are 11-12 on the season and will play #2 seeded Alma on Tuesday at 7:45 P.M. in Southern Valley for the D1-9 subdistrict.
The Vikings had a full week this week as they began on Tuesday with a home game against Blue Hill. It was a low-scoring affair until the second half as the Bobcats had a 10-7 lead at the half. Bertrand came up short as they lost to Blue Hill, 34-25. The Vikings were led by Brooklyn Evans with eight points, three rebounds, and three steals.
On Friday, Bertrand traveled to Arapahoe and while they trailed early they tried to rally in the second half but the deficit was too large as they fell 54-32 to the Warriors.
The Vikings wrapped up their week and regular season with a home game against Kenesaw on Saturday and fell by one point, 38-37.
Bertrand falls to 6-14 on the season and is the #4 seed in the D2-5 subdistrict. They will face #5 seeded Franklin at 6:00 P.M. on Monday at Overton.
The Trojans traveled to Arapahoe on Tuesday and that game was an RPAC Rundown Featured Matchup, you can read more about that game by clicking here.
On Friday, Cambridge hosted Alma and trailed early but made things interesting during the second and third quarters but ran out of steam as they fell to the Cardinals, 37-31.
The Trojans are 12-9 on the season and will hos the D2-9 subdistrict. Cambridge will play the winner of #4 Medicine Valley and #5 Wauneta-Palisade on Tuesday at 5:30 P.M.
Dundy County Stratton
The Tigers hosted North Platte St. Pat's on Tuesday and while they trailed 9-8 at the end of the first quarter, they were able to hold the Irish scoreless in the second quarter and eventually get the 34-26 win. Clara Spargo led Dundy County Stratton with 14 points, seven rebounds, and two blocks.
On Thursday, Dundy County Stratton traveled to Southern Valley. They trailed 14-5 after the first quarter but hung with the Eagles the rest of the game but the hole was too big to overcome as Southern Valley defeated the Tigers, 57-40. Spargo led the team with 16 points, six rebounds, and two blocks while Alyssa Schneider had 10 points, three assists, and three steals.
The Tigers hosted Alliance on Saturday and got the 34-25 win.
Dundy County Stratton is now 12-11 and has earned the #3 seed in the D2-9 subdistrict. The Tigers will play #2 Hitchcock County on Tuesday in Cambridge at 7:00 P.M.
Hitchcock County traveled to Chase County on Tuesday and the Falcons fell behind early but clawed their way back into the game to make things interesting but ran out of time as the Longhorns held on for the 26-23 win. Katie Jarecke led the way with nine points.
On Friday, Wallace traveled to take on Hitchcock County and it was tied after one-quarter of play and then the Falcons got things rolling to seal the win, 49-32.
The Falcons are 9-13 on the season and are the #2 seed in the D2-9 subdistrict. They will play #3 Dundy County Stratton in Cambridge at 7:00 P.M.
Maxwell traveled to Sutherland on Tuesday and was able to get the 49-41 win over the Sailors.
On Tuesday, the Wildcats traveled to Medicine Valley and that was an RPAC Rundown Featured Matchup that you can read more about here.
Maxwell is 8-12 on the season and earned the #4 seed in the C2-12 subdistrict where they will face #5 Hemingford on Monday at 5:00 P.M. MST.
Maywood-Hayes Center hosted Wauneta-Palisade on Friday and the Wolves were able to run away with the 70-33 win. The Wolves forced 18 steals. Karissa Stengel had 22 points, five assists, and five steals to lead the team while Caylie Softley had 13 points, six rebounds, and three assists, and Reagan Stengel had 11 points, four rebounds, and four steals to lead the team.
Maywood-Hayes Center is the #1 seed in the D1-11 subdistrict and earned hosting rights, in Maywood. They will play the winner of #4 Hi-Line and #5 Sandhills Valley on Tuesday at 5:00 P.M.
Medicine Valley hosted Maxwell on Thursday and that was an RPAC Rundown Featured Matchup that you can read more about here.
On Friday, the Raiders traveled to Brady and were able to bounce back and get the 42-31 win over the Eagles. Medicine Valley was led by Stella Heapy who had 14 points, three rebounds, and four steals. Sienna Houghtelling added 11 points, eight rebounds, and seven blocks.
Medicine Valley is now 9-11 on the year and is the #4 seed in the D2-9 subdistrict at Cambridge. The Raiders will play #5 Wauneta-Palisade on Monday at 6:00 P.M.
Paxton traveled to Hershey on Tuesday and trailed 27-17 at the half but had a huge third quarter where they were able to outscore the Panthers, 30-11 to trail by one, 48-47 as they went into the fourth quarter. The Panthers shut the Tigers down in the fourth to defeat Paxton, 63-48. Jacelyn Jorgensen led the team with 14 points, five rebounds, and three blocks while Ella Fote added 11 points and three assists.
On Thursday, Paxton hosted Sutherland where they got a nice bounce-back win. They defeated the Sailors, 64-33 and were led by Fote with 14 points and Jorgensen added 13 points and six rebounds.
Paxton is now 14-9 on the season and are the #1 seed in the D2-10 subdistrict. They earned hosting rights and will play the winner of #4 Garden County and #5 Creek Valley on Tuesday at 5:30 P.M. MT.
The Eagles hosted Gibbon on Tuesday night and had a dominating win as they got the 58-15 win. Southern Valley forced 25 turnovers with 21 of them being steals. Brynn Baily led the team with 14 points and 10 rebounds while Ann Bose added 13 points, six rebounds, four assists, and six steals. Adi Hunt added nine steals and nine points.
On Thursday, Southern Valley hosted Dundy County Stratton and the Eagles jumped out to the 14-5 lead after the first quarter but held off the Tigers as they just hung around trying to make a run. The Eagles got the 57-40 win and were led by Hunt with 23 points and five steals, Bose had 11 points, six rebounds, seven assists, and four steals, and Vanesa Aguayo had 10 points.
The Eagles improve to 23-1 and will host the D1-9 subdistrict. They are the #1 seed and will play the winner of #4 Loomis and #5 Axtell on Tuesday at 6:00 P.M.
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The Roughriders had a pair of road games this week and they started with a trip to Wallace on Tuesday. Southwest jumped out in front and kept their foot on the gas as they got the 62-27 win. Anikka Nelms led the team with 19 points, four rebounds, and three blocks.
On Thursday, Southwest traveled to Axtell and got the 51-25 win over the Wildcats. Kyra Nelms led the team with 23 points, 13 rebounds, and four blocks and Bryn Lampe had 11 points and five rebounds.
Southwest is now 14-7 on the season and are the #2 seed in the D1-11 subdistrict and will play #3 Brady on Tuesday at 6:45 P.M. at Maywood.
Wallace hosted Southwest on Tuesday and fell behind early on and struggled to keep up with the Roughriders as they lost, 62-27.
On Friday, the Wildcats traveled to Hitchcock County and they lost to the Falcons 49-32.
Wallace is 8-14 on the season and is the #2 seed in the D2-10 subdistrict at Paxton. They will play #3 Arthur County at 7:00 P.M. MT on Tuesday.
On Thursday, the Broncos hosted Cheylin, KS and got the 58-50 win.
On Friday, Wauneta-Palisade traveled to take on Maywood-Hayes Center and lost to the Wolves, 70-33.
The Broncos are 7-11 on the season and will be the #5 seed in the D2-9 Subdistrict at Cambridge and will play #4 Medicine Valley at 6:00 P.M. on Monday.