DODGE CITY- The Otis-Bison girls made the most of their first state tournament game in 27 years on Wednesday afternoon. The duo of senior Taylor Regan and freshman Madeleine Wiltse led the no. 4 seed Cougars (18-4) to a seven-point victory over fifth-seeded Caldwell (15-7) in the first round of the Class 1A Div II State Tournament.
March 08, 2017|
BY RAY STRUNK
Special to the Tribune
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 Great Bend Middle School 8th grade Boys Basketball teams coached by Kyle Kriegh and assisted by Matt Rorabaugh made easy work of the Holcomb Longhorns recently the A team scoring a 42-16 victory with 22 points, seven rebounds and three assists belonging to Drew Nicholson.
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.
OTIS - No one could've imagined that five weeks after Cristen Trapp's grandmother died, she would deliver the biggest prize in her father's life - a state basketball tournament trip for Otis-Bison High School.
PRATT -- Defense wins championships. The Larned girls applied that old adage with vigor at the 4A Div 2 Sub-State as they defensed themselves into the State Finals in Emporia with a 40-32 victory over the Haven Wildcats Saturday evening. It's the Indians' first state trip since 1998.