VALLEY CENTER - Great Bend High wrestlers Cody Liles (132), Keaton Sander (138) and Christian Rivas (170) each won five matches at the Valley Center dual matches. Three-time state qualifier Liles and Sander are ranked third and Rivas is ranked sixth in Class 5A. Sander earned a 3-2 overtime victory over Wichita Carroll's Connor Murphy, ranked sixth in Class 5A.
HAYS - Class 6A Manhattan rolled past the Great Bend girls 57-27 in Saturday's championship game of the Gerald Mitchell Hays Basketball Shootout. The Indians led 15-5 after one quarter and 30-17 at halftime. All-tournament pick Carley Brack led the Panthers with 15 points and scored in double figures all three games. The Panthers missed a chance to play closer with 6 of 20 free throw shooting one night after making 21 of 31 free throws. The Panthers return home Dec. 11 against Junction City.
HAYS - Newton defeated the Great Bend boys 59-51 in overtime for fourth place Saturday in the Gerald Mitchell Hays Shootout. Newton outscored Great Bend 10-2 after the game was tied 49-49 after regulation.
HAYS - Cody Crosby scored a game high 23 points in Great Bend's 58-42 basketball loss to defending champion Olathe North Thursday in the Gerald Mitchell Hays Shootout. Crosby converted a trio of 3-pointers, five 2-pointers and four free throws.The Panthers (0-1) drop into Friday's 8:15 p.m. consolation game at Hays Middle School.