McPherson High's superior strength and height eventually wore down the Great Bend Panthers.
The Great Bend Panthers worked hard and competed with intensity.
ELLINWOOD 65, ATTICA 37
By JIM MISUNAS
ST. JOHN – Defending Class 2A state champion and No. 1 ranked St. John rolled past No. 2 ranked Central Plains 52-33 in a Central Prairie League basketball victory.
The odds of Great Bend's girls defending their Western Athletic Conference title was fading fast.
ROZEL – The South Central High School boys rolled past Pawnee Heights in a league basketball game Friday.
The Great Bend boys and Panther girls will seek a basketball sweep tonight. Kody Crosby, Trey Ibarra and Shade Wondra have paced the Panther boys (2-11, 0-3 WAC), who have exceeded 50 points one time this season.
WESTERN ATHLETIC BOYS
PARK CITY - Great Bend's state-ranked Cody Liles (132) faces a loaded bracket in Friday's Class 5A State Tournament at Hartman Arena in Park City. The top two finishers will meet for the state championship Saturday night.
CLASS 3A BOYS
BY JIM MISUNAS
ST. JOHN 65, OTIS_BISON 41
KBCA basketball rankings
The 1-5A high school boys state swim meet took place this past weekend at the Topeka-Capitol Federal Natatorium in Topeka. Great Bend swimmers results are:
The Hoisington Cardinal Wrestling Team dominated the Regional Tournament held this past Friday and Saturday at Russell. On the first day of competition the team got on a roll and advanced 11 out of their 14 wrestlers into the semifinals on the championship side of the bracket. The team than went on to win 8 of the semifinal matches to secure an insurmountable lead at the conclusion of the first day of competition. The second day went much the same as the first day. The Cardinals advanced all six of their non-championship finalists into the consolation finals.