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Macksville girls pull off upset

Class 1A D-I Sub-State

Macksville High School’s Steve Plantz talks with his team on Friday night during a Class 1A Division-I sub-state semifinal game against Pretty Prairie.

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BURRTON — Macksville High School’s girls have earned a reputation as the ultimate underdog after back-to-back upset basketball victories.
Macksville rallied from a 9-point deficit to shock Pretty Prairie 32-29 in Friday’s Class 1A Division-I Burrton sub-state. The Lady Mustangs started their post-season party with a 52-51 upset over Fairfield.
“Right now, we’re 2-0, and that’s all that matters,” said Macksville head coach Steve Plantz. “After how well we played Tuesday, I thought we’d be playing Saturday night.”
No one needed to tell the Macksville coach the Lady Mustangs would be a heavy underdog Saturday against ...


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