The RPAC girls basketball teams jumped back into a busy packed week as they enter the final regular season games this week. Sub-district brackets will be released this week and they will begin preparations for the postseason. Check out how teams did last week in the blog below.
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Alma traveled to take on Arapahoe on Tuesday. They took the lead early and worked to extend their lead throughout the game as they sealed the win, 56-37. Miley Whitney led the team with 13 points, Chayse Molzahn added 11 points, and Tierston Moore added 11 points, six rebounds, and four assists.
Alma hosted Southern Valley on Friday and fell behind 15-5 after the first quarter, they tried to make a run but ultimately came up short, 44-31.
The Cardinals are now 17-3 on the year and will round out the regular season with road games as they will travel to Northern Valley, KS on Tuesday and Cambridge on Friday.
The Warriors hosted Alma on Tuesday and Arapahoe struggled to keep up with the Cardinals offense and pressure from the start as they fell, 56-37. Clara Hilker led the team with 11 points and 10 rebounds while Berkley Warner added 10 points.
Arapahoe hosted Brady on Friday and was able to hold on to get the 37-34 win over the Eagles. Sage Larson and Warner each posted nine points to lead the team while Warner added eight rebounds and five steals to her stat line.
The Warriors traveled to Hitchcock County on Saturday and fell to the Falcons, 51-36. Warner led the team with 11 points, five rebounds, three assists, and four steals.
Arapahoe is 10-11 on the season and will close out their regular season with Cambridge at home on Tuesday and Bertrand at home on Friday.
Bertrand traveled to take on Cambridge on Tuesday and fell behind in the second and third quarters creating a deficit the Vikings couldn't overcome as they came up short, 37-28. Bertrand forced 26 turnovers, 15 of which were steals. Brooklyn Evans had 11 points and four steals to lead the team. Addison Andersen had six steals which led the team.
The Vikings hit the road Friday night to Medicine Valley and that game was an RPAC Rundown Featured Matchup, you can read more about that game by clicking here.
Bertrand is now 6-11 on the season and will wrap up their regular season hosting Blue Hill on Tuesday, traveling to Arapahoe on Friday, and hosting Kenesaw on Saturday.
The Trojans hosted Bertrand on Tuesday night and had the 7-6 lead after the first quarter but created some separation in the second and third quarters. Cambridge had to hold off the Viking surge in the fourth quarter as they were outscored 12-7 but they were able to do so to secure the 37-28. Brylyn Springer led the team with 14 points and 16 rebounds and Jalen Kent added 13 points and six steals.
On Saturday, Cambridge hosted North Platte St. Pat's and fell to the Irish, 42-36.
The Trojans are 11-8 on the season and will travel to Arapahoe on Tuesday and host Alma on Friday.
Dundy County Stratton
The Tigers traveled to Southwest on Tuesday and that was an RPAC Rundown Featured Matchup. You can read more about that game here.
Dundy County Stratton is now 10-10 and will host North Platte St. Pat's on Tuesday, travel to Southern Valley on Thursday, and host Alliance on Saturday.
Hitchcock County hosted Rawlins County, KS on Tuesday and had the 15-6 lead after the first quarter but had rough second and third quarters as the Falcons were outscored 28-14. It was a low-scoring affair in the fourth as each team scored five points each and the Falcons lost to the Buffaloes, 39-34. Raegan Hagan had nine points, five rebounds, four assists, and three steals to lead the team.
The Falcons traveled to Maywood-Hayes Center on Friday and lost 48-31 to the Wolves.
Hitchcock County hosted Arapahoe on Saturday and they jumped to the 13-5 lead and then weathered a storm where the Warriors were matching the Falcons point for point in the second and third quarters but the Falcons went on another run in the fourth quarter to seal the 51-36 win. Hagan and Byanka Tyan each led the team with 11 points while Hagan added six rebounds and four steals to her stat line.
The Falcons are now 8-12 on the season and will travel to Chase County on Tuesday and host Wallace on Friday.
Maxwell hosted Perkins County on Tuesday and lost, 54-35. Jocelyn Cheek led the team with 10 points and eight rebounds.
On Friday, Wallace came to town and Maxwell fell behind early and tried to make a couple of runs throughout the game but the Wildcats were able to answer them and defeat Maxwell, 44-34.
The Wildcats are 6-12 and will travel to Sutherland on Tuesday and Medicine Valley on Thursday.
The Wolves had a busy end of the week as they played three games in three days. They started with a trip to Hershey on Thursday. Maywood-Hayes Center trailed 16-13 after the first quarter and then they found their groove and clinched the 56-50 win. Kesli Cox led the team with 19 points and Karissa Stengel added 14 points.
On Friday, Hitchcock County traveled to take on the Wolves. Maywood-Hayes Center was able to get the 48-31 win over the Falcons. Stengel led the team with 20 points and Caylie Softly added 10 points.
The Wolves traveled to Anselmo-Merna on Saturday and jumped to the early lead and never let up as they got the 41-29 win over the Coyotes. Ellie Broz led the team with 10 points, seven rebounds, and four steals.
Maywood-Hayes Center is now 18-2 and will host Wauneta-Palisade on Friday.
Medicine Valley hosted Mullen on Tuesday and while it was close in the first half, the Raiders made halftime adjustments and was able to create a lead in the third quarter to help seal the 46-35 win. Stella Heapy had 20 points, five rebounds, five assists, and eight steals while Remmi Stout added 13 points and nine rebounds.
On Thursday, the Raiders traveled to take on Wauneta-Palisade and the Raiders trailed early but made adjustments as the half and that that was able to propel them to the 51-50 win over the Broncos. Heapy had 18 points, 15 rebounds, six assists, three steals, and two blocks while Stout added 13 points, five rebounds, and three steals. Kamree Elsten also tallied 11 points, five rebounds, and two steals for the Raiders.
On Friday, Medicine Valley hosted Bertrand and that was an RPAC Rundown Featured Matchup, you can read more on that game by clicking here.
The Raiders are now 8-10 and will host Maxwell on Thursday and travel to Brady on Friday.
The Tigers traveled to North Platte St. Pat's on Tuesday and were able to get an early lead which helped them get the 39-28 win. Abigale Nicholson led the team with 15 points.
On Thursday, Paxton traveled to South Platte and fell behind early and couldn't make up the deficit as they lost 54-49. Jacelyn Jorgensen had 25 points and six rebounds to lead the team.
Sandhills Valley traveled to Paxton on Friday and the Tigers got a huge win, 61-9. The Tigers had 20 steals and Jaleigh Hansen and Natalie Jorgensen led the team with five steals each and Hansen led the team with 18 points.
Paxton is now 13-8 and will travel to Hershey on Tuesday and host Sutherland on Thursday.
The Eagles hosted Chase County on Tuesday and were able to lead from the jump and get the 48-26 win. Ann Bose and Adi Hunt led the team with 16 points each.
Southern Valley traveled to Alma on Friday for an RPAC East Semi-final rematch and it was again the Eagles who came away with the 44-31 win. Bose had 16 points to lead the team.
Southern Valley traveled to South Loup on Saturday and got a huge road win as they defeated the Bobcats, 54-19. Bose had 28 points, six rebounds, and three steals to lead the team.
The Eagles improve to 21-1 and will host Gibbon on Tuesday and Dundy County Stratton on Thursday.
Dundy County Stratton traveled to Southwest on Tuesday and that was an RPAC Rundown Featured Matchup. You can read more about that game here.
Southwest is now 12-7 on the year and will travel to Wallace on Tuesday and Axtell on Friday.
Wallace traveled to Brady on Tuesday and fell behind early in the game, 11-8, but had a huge second quarter where they outscored Brady 20-13 and they went to the locker room with the 28-24 lead. The Wildcats went cold in the second half and lost the game, 47-40. Ashley Robertson led the team with 11 points, seven rebounds, and four steals.
On Friday, Wallace traveled to Maxwell. Wallace jumped out in front early and held off several surges from Maxwell to win 44-34. Kendyl Flaming led the team with 12 points.
Wallace is now 8-12 on the season and will close out the season by hosting Southwest on Tuesday and traveling to Hitchcock County on Friday.
The Broncos hosted Medicine Valley on Thursday and had the early lead as they led 14-3 after the first quarter and 25-14 at the half. The Raiders made adjustments at the half that the Broncos couldn't adjust to and they ended up falling to Medicine Valley, 51-50.
On Friday, Wauneta-Palisade traveled to Sutherland and as of Monday afternoon, no score had been reported to MaxPreps or the NSAA.
The Broncos will host Cheylin, KS on Thursday and travel to Maywood-Hayes Center on Friday.