MANHATTAN - One night after the greatest game-winning shot I've ever witnessed, St. John standouts Cole Kinnamon and Jorge Calleros departed the Class 2A state championship game with bloody noses when the Tigers needed them.
Carly Brack (17 ppg) and Carly Dreiling (10 ppg) earned first-team honors for Great Bend's girls basketball team, which finished 11-10 with a 61-33 loss to 5A state qualifier Wichita Carroll. Camryn Dunekack (9 ppg) earned second-team honors for coach Carrie Minton's basketball team.
DODGE CITY - Otis-Bison's girls held Rexford-Golden Plains scoreless for 12 minutes for a 10-0 lead en route to a 41-34 victory over the Bulldogs for third place in the Class 1A-Division 2 state basketball tournament.
MANHATTAN - The Emily Ryan show at Bramlage Coliseum opened to rave reviews. It's predicted to be the continuation of a three-year title run at Class 2A state basketball history for Central Plains High School.
MANHATTAN - St. John's Chase Fisher credited his teammates for a 22-point game that sparked the Tigers past Pittsburg Colgan 51-38 in Wednesday's Class 2A state basketball tournament. Fisher scored 14 second-half points.
The No. 1 state-ranked St. John Tigers will feel right at home Wednesday at Manhattan's Bramlage Coliseum. The Tigers (22-1) will challenge state rival Pittsburg Colgan (17-5) in Wednesday's first round of the Class 2A state basketball tournament.