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Oiler girls riding 103-game winning streak
Area basketball
The Otis-Bison Cougars enjoyed a perfect start for the second consecutive postseason basketball game with a 12-0 lead. The rest of the game didnt go so well for the Cougars.

CENTRAL PLAINS GIRLS 95, LACROSSE 13

CLAFLIN – All-stater Emily Ryan scored 38 points as the Oilers rolled past LaCrosse 95-13 in Friday’s Central Prairie League basketball game. Ryan, who has 1,993 career points, contributed 10 steals, seven rebounds and 16 of 16 free throws.

Oiler Delaney Rugan scored 15 points and Avery Hurley and Rachel Lamatsch each scored nine points. Lamatsch had six assists. The Oilers converted 34 of 59 field goals.

The Oilers (18-0, 6-0 CPL) have swept 102 consecutive games after winning five straight 2A state basketball titles.

Ryan scored 29 first-half points as the Oilers led 54-0 in the second period. Kathryn Thielenhaus scored a basket for the Leopards’ first score.

LaCrosse    0    4   0  9 –13

C. Plains    40  27 20 8 – 95

LACROSSE (4-15, 1-8)—Showalter 2 1-3 7, Thielenhaus 2 0-0 4, Seltmann 0 2-2 2, Totals 4-18 3-5 13

CENTRAL PLAINS (18-0, 6-0)—Emily Ryan 10-13 16-16 38, Rugan 7-14 1-3 15, Lamatsch 4-8 0-0 9, Avery Hurley 4-8 0-0 9, Oeser 3-4 0-1 8, Jeffrey 2-4 1-2 7, Potter 1-2 1-2 3, Crites 1-1 0-0 2, Cunningham 1-1 0-0 2, Nixon 1-4 0-2 2, Totals 34-59 19-26 95

3-pointers—CP 8-20 (Jeffrey 2-4, Ryan 2-3, Oeser 2-3, Hurley 1-3, Lamatsch 1-5, Rugan 0-2); Rebounds—CP 25 (Ryan 7); Asssists—CP 20 (Lamatsch 6); Steals—CP 25 (Ryan 10)


CENTRAL PLAINS BOYS 73, LACROSSE 18

CLAFLIN – Oiler Myles Menges led four players in double figures as Central Plains roared past LaCrosse 73-18 for its 44th consecutive basketball victory.

The Oilers (18-0, 6-0 CPL) also placed Brett Liebl (14), Alex Hickel (13) and Devin Ryan (12) in double figures. The Oilers had 21 assists and 19 steals. Central Plains led 29-3 after one quarter and 44-5 at halftime.

LaCrosse   3   2   5  8 – 18

C. Plains   29 15 22 7 – 73

CENTRAL PLAINS (18-0, 6-0)—Menges 18, Liebl 14, Hickel 13, Devin Ryan 12, Heredia 5, Oeser 4, Thompson 3, Bieberle 3, Holmes 1, Totals 31-46 6-11 73


HALSTEAD GIRLS 41, HOISINGTON 27

HALSTEAD – Halstead’s Karenna Gerber scored 18 points and Madison McClain added 14 points as the Dragons pulled away for a 41-27 Central Kansas League basketball victory.

Hoisington was within 33-27 when Halstead scored the game’s final eight points. Maleigha Schmidt led Hoisington with 11 points and Keeley Wolf added six points.

Hoisington   4 11 8  4 – 27

Halstead      8  6 19 8 – 41

HOISINGTON (5-11, 0-6)—Schmidt 3 5-6 11, Wolf 1 4-8 6, Isabelle Gonzales 1 2-2 4, Romeiser 2 0-0 4, Jacquelyn Gonzalez 1 0-2 2, Schneider 0 0-2 0, Totals 8 11-20 27

HALSTEAD (14-3, 4-2)—Gerber 7 4-8 18, McClain 6 2-2 14, Engel 0 3-4 3, Lewis 1 0-0 2, Schroeder 1 0-0 2, Kelley 1 0-0 2, Werner 0 0-2 0, Totals 16 9-16 41 


HALSTEAD BOYS 57, HOISINGTON 49 (OT) 

HALSTEAD – Halstead outscored the Cardinals 15-3 to steal an overtime Central Kansas League basketball victory.

The Dragons trailed 46-42, but tied the score 46-46 on Lakin Farmer’s free throw. Farmer missed two free throws and Andrew O’Brien missed a follow shot to win in regulation. The Cardinals committed turnovers on their final three possessions. 

Halstead’s Braden Gerber capped a 31-point night with six points in overtime. The Dragons made five free throws in the extra period to outscore the Cardinals 11-3. O'Brien grabbed 18 rebounds with six assists.

Hoisington (7-9, 2-4 CKL) was paced by Drew Nicholson with 15 points and Mason Haxton with 13 points. Nicholson and Xavier Robinson each had three steals.

Hoisington 9 11 11 15 3 – 49

Halstead 8 16 10 12 11 – 57

HOISINGTON–Nicholson 5-12 3-4 15, Haxton 5-10 2-3 13, Xavier Robinson 3-8 0-1 6, Woydziak 3-6 0-1 6, Richards 1-2 0-0 2, Chase Robinson 2-5 0-0 4, Donovan 0-3 2-2 2, Totals 19-46 7-11 49

HALSTEAD–Gerber 11-17 6-12 31, Farmer 3-10 5-8 12, O'Brien 3-10 3-6 9, Kohr 1-2 0-0 3, Talbott 0-1 0-0 0, Schulte 0-3 0-0 0, Pitts 0-2 0-0 0, Totals 18-45 16-28 57

3-pointers–H 4-15 (Nicholson 2-6, Haxton 1-2, Richards 1-2, Woydziak 0-2, Donovan 0-3), Halstead 5-19 (Gerber 3-6, Kohr 1-2, Farmer 1-6, Schulte 0-1, O'Brien 0-4); Rebounds–H 27 (Haxton 9), Halstead 34 (O'Brien 18); Assists–H 13 (Woydziak 5), Halstead 12 (O'Brien 6). Steals–H 7 (Nicholson 3, X. Robinson 3), Halstead 8  (Farmer 3)




NESS CITY BOYS 87, OTIS-BISON 50

OTIS – Ness City’s John Pfannenstiel scored 23 points and the Eagles converted 12 3-pointers to roll past Otis-Bison 87-50 in Friday’s Central Prairie League basketball game.

Ness City (14-3, 4-1 CPL) led 56-24 at halftime. Landon Reinhardt (18), Andres Rios (15) and Angel Guzman (12) scored in double figures.

Otis-Bison (10-8, 1-5 CPL) was paced by Maitland Wiltse with 17 points and Anton Foust and Luke Higgason with 10 points apiece.

Ness City   22 31  20 14 – 87

Otis-Bison   8  16  21  5 – 50

NESS CITY (14-3, 4-1)—Pfannenstiel 9 0-0 23, Reinhardt 7 4-5 18, Rios 5 4-4 15, Guzman 5 0-0 12, Beutler 1 0-0 3, Seib 1 0-0 3, E. Rodriguez 2 0-0 6, A. Rodriguez 1 1-1 3, Stoecklein 1 0-0 2, Delaney 1 0-0 2, Totals 33 9-10 87

OTIS-BISON (10-8, 2-5)—Wiltse 8 0-0 17, Foust 4 1-2 10, Higgason 5 0-1 10, Regan 1 0-0 3, Kohls 1 0-0 2, Schneider 1 1-2 3, Hoopingarner 2 0-0 5, Totals 22 2-4 50

3-pointers—NC 12 (Pfannenstiel 5, Guzman 2, E. Rodriguez 2, Seib 1, Beutler 1, Rios 1); OB 4 (Regan 1, Wiltse 1, Foust 1, Hoopingarner 1)


MACKSVILLE BOYS 63, BUCKLIN 41

MACKSVILLE – Macksville’s Karson Waters continued his one-man versatility with 28 points, eight rebounds, five steals and five assists as the Mustangs beat Bucklin 63-41 in Friday’s non-league basketball game.

Grant Frink scored 13 points for Macksville (14-5).

Bucklin       16  13  6  12 – 41

Macksville   26  21 14  2  – 63

MACKSVILLE (14-5)—Waters 12-14 4-5 28, Frink 4-6 2-4 13, Mead 1-3 2-2 4, Lickiss 4-8 0-0 9, Acosta 0-2 0-0 0, Miller 2-4 0-0 5, Huggins 0-1 0-0 0, Seward 0-3 0-0 0, Blaske 2-3 0-0 4, Totals 25-44 8-11 63

3-pointers—M 5-13 (Frink 3-5, Miller 1-3, Lickiss 1-2, Acosta 0-1, Seward 0-2); Rebounds—M 27 (Waters 8); Assists—M 16 (Waters 5); Steals—M 13 (Waters 5)


ST. JOHN BOYS 60, VICTORIA

Tanner Halling scored 25 points to spark St. John past Victoria 60-45 in Friday’s Central Prairie League basketball game. Mason Osborne added 17 points.

Victoria     8  13 12 12 — 45

St. John  16 18 11 15 — 60

VICTORIA (5-13, 2-4)—Oberle 5 0-0 12, Windholz 6 0-2 11, Schmidt 3 0-0 9, Dreiling 1 0-0 2, Braun 2 0-0 6, Knoles 1 0-0 2, Huser 0 0-2 0, totals 18 2-6 45 ST. JOHN (14-4, 6-1) —Tanner Halling 9 7-11 25, Osborne 7 2-2 17, Calleros 2 0-1 4, Fisher 1 2-5 4, McVey 1 0-0 3, Woolf 3 0-0 7, totals 23 11-19 60


MACKSVILLE BOYS 59, KINSLEY 30

KINSLEY — Macksville’s Karson Waters scored 18 points with five assists and six rebounds as the Mustangs cruised past Kinsley 59-30 in a Central Prairie League basketball game. Grant Frink added 13 points. 


Macksville  21 16 22 0 — 59

Kinsley       4  14  4  8 — 30

MACKSVILLE (12-5)—Waters 7-8 4-4 18, Frank 5-12 1-2 13, Mead 4-6 0-0 8, Blaske 4-6 0-2 8, Lickiss 3-5 0-0 6, Miller 1-3 0-0 3, Huggins 1-2 1-4 3, Acosta 0-1 0-0 0, Seward 0-1 0-0 0, Totals 25-44 6-12 59

3-pointers—M 3-12 (Frink 2-8, Miller 1-2, Acosta 0-1, Seward 0-1); Rebounds--M 32 (Waters 6); Assists-- M 17 (Waters 5); Steals-- M 11 (Blaske 4)


ST. JOHN BOYS 49, LACROSSE 19

ST. JOHN – St. John Tiger Tanner Halling scored 20 points and six rebounds in a dominating 49-19 Central Prairie League basketball victory over LaCrosse.

St.John’s Mason Osborne contributed 10 points, six assists and three steals. The Tigers (13-4, 5-1 CPL) outscored LaCrosse 27-8 in the second half.

LaCrosse   5  6   2   6  – 19

St. John   16  6  14 13 – 49

LACROSSE (4-14)—Depperschmidt 1-3 0-0 2, Day 3-6 0-2 6, Morgan 1-10 0-0 2, Pierce 2-8 0-0 5, Herrman 1-2 2-2 4, Totals 8-29 2-4 19

ST. JOHN (13-4)—Tanner Halling 9-15 2-3 20, Osborne 3-8 3-3 10, Woolf 2-3 0-0 4, Calleros 2-4 0-0 5, Fisher 1-4 1-3 3, McVey 1-1 0-0 2, Collin Halling 1-3 0-0 2, Fernandez 1-1 0-0 3, Totals 20-39 6-10 49

3-pointers—L 1-7 (Pierce 1-2, Herrman 0-1, Day 0-2, Morgan 0-2); SJ 3-6 (Osborne 1-2, Calleros 1-2, Fernandez 1-1, T. Halling 0-1); Rebounds—L 23 (Showalter 6); SJ 23 (T. Halling 6); Assists—L 4 (Herrman 2); SJ 14 (Osborne 6); Steals—L 6 (Heerrman 2); SJ 9 (Osborne 3)