SALINA - This one hurt.
It's postseason time for the seventh-seeded Great Bend High School Panthers, who travel to Salina Central tonight for first-round Class 5A sub-state basketball action. Tipoff is set for 7 inside the Central gymnasium.
High school scores
HOISINGTON - The Hoisington High School girls' basketball team put the game away early, going on a 12-2 run that lasted the entire first quarter to leave Salina-Sacred Heart behind.
CLAFLIN - Central Plains High School's Sydney Rugan scored half of her 16 points over the course of the fourth quarter and overtime period, lifting the Lady Oilers to a 61-57 victory over Medicine Lodge on Monday night.
HOISINGTON - The Hoisington High School boys' basketball team opened its postseason run with a 59-28 rout of Russell on Monday.
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL
After Western Athletic Conference champion Hays High School built a 39-25 lead over Great Bend after three quarters on Friday night, the Lady Panthers found their deficit too much to overcome.
This was your prototypical high school boys' basketball tilt between Great Bend and Hays, a low-scoring back-and-forth Western Athletic Conference finale between longtime rivals.
The Great Bend High School boys' bowling team will be heading to the Class 5-1A state tournament on Friday at Northrock Lanes in Wichita after winning its regional on Saturday.
HAYS - The Hoisington High School wrestling team accomplished something that no other wrestling team in the history of the school has done - finish as the runner-up of the Class 3-1A state tournament.
PARK CITY - It wasn't the outcome that he was looking for, but Great Bend High School wrestler Chris Burley took second place at the Class 5A state wrestling tournament on Saturday in the 120-pound weight class.
With all eight Great Bend High School wrestlers advancing to today's portion of the Class 5A state tournament, the Panthers only have one going for a state championship in Park City.
Great Bend High School plays host to Hays tonight in Western Athletic Conference basketball action at Panther Fieldhouse.
Great Bend's Walnut Bowl will be hosting one of the state's four Class 5-1A regional high school bowling tournaments on Saturday.
Smoky Valley (3-2) at Hoisington (4-1)
It's the final chance for both high school football teams to get a Western Athletic Conference victory this season.
By Jim Misunas
CHENEY - Larned High captured the team title and Dorothy Keenan captured medalist honors with an 88 at the Central Kansas League-Central Prairie League Tournament at Cherry Oaks Golf Course. Keenan birdied the sixth hole to highlight her round.