The No. 1 ranked Central Plains girls (21-0) rolled past Ellinwood 78-17 in the St. John Class 2A basketball substate. Central Plains (21-0) meets Pratt-Skyline (9-12) at 7:30 p.m. in Thursday's girls semifinals. The Oiler girls have won the last two Class 2A state titles.
Great Bend erased a 7-point deficit with a 21-6 scoring burst for a 62-51 Western Athletic Conference victory over Hays High Friday. The Panthers converted 21 of 30 free throws to outscore the Indians by 14 points.
The Great Bend girls basketball team (12-8), runner-up in the Western Athletic Conference, will travel to Maize South (13-7) at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Class 5A Goddard Eisenhower basketball substate. The winner will play the Goddard Eisenhower (6-14) vs. Goddard (16-4) winner Saturday night.
PARK CITY – Great Bend's No. 1 ranked Cody Liles (132), No. 4 ranked Keaton Sander (138) and No. 5 ranked Christian Rivas (160) earned top five finishes in the Class 5A state wrestling tournament. The Panthers scored 50 points to rank 13th in the team scores.
HAYS - Hoisington High's Christopher Ball (152) won three matches Friday to qualify for the Class 3A state wrestling finals for the second year in a row. No. 1 ranked Ball (40-0) will meet Rossville's No. 2 ranked Isaiah Luellen (39-6) in Saturday's championship match. Ball placed second in last year's 152-pound finals.