>> Basketball: River Cities Conference finals, Saturday at Ralston. Girls at 3 p.m. and boys at 5 p.m.
>> Boys basketball: Omaha North at Millard West, 7:15 p.m. Friday; Omaha South at Omaha Benson, 2:45 p.m. Saturday
>> Girls basketball: Kearney Catholic at Seward, 7 p.m. Thursday; Bellevue West at Omaha Central, 5:30 p.m. Saturday; Lincoln Southeast at Millard North, 5:30 p.m. Saturday
>> Wrestling: John Higgins Invitational at Lexington, Saturday; Omaha Burke Invitational, Saturday.
>> Brett Dougherty, Papillion-La Vista: His career high of 34 points came in a 65-47 win over Omaha Burke.
>> Trey Carr, Omaha Burke: Had nine steals in two games last weekend, giving him 49 in 11 games.
>> Trevor Lenear, Bellevue East: Has made six 3s in a game twice and is shooting .425 on 3s for the season.
>> Zach Flott, Ralston: Had 26 points and 13 rebounds in a win over Lincoln Pius X.
>> Gunnar Peterson, Lincoln Southwest: Had 17 points, 15 rebounds and seven blocks against Omaha Creighton Prep.
>> Connor Musiel, Lincoln North Star: Had games of 16 and 18 points in wins over Lincoln Southeast and Millard West.
>> Michael Hadden, Scottsbluff: Had 32 points in a 71-68 win over Cheyenne (Wyo.) East.
>> Sam Meuret, Plainview: Scored 30 points as the Pirates defeated Neligh-Oakdale 57-47.
>> Jake Weis, Kearney: Had a career-high 32 points in a 70-56 win over Lincoln Northeast. He outdueled Northeast’s Connor Springman, who had 30.
>> Brook Stuart, Wahoo: Made six 3s while scoring 22 points in a 65-38 win over Syracuse.
>> Austan Rath, Sutton: Made seven of his first nine 3s and finished with eight in a 26-point game as the Mustangs beat Silver Lake 71-29.
>> Logan Went, Clarkson/Leigh: Had 11 points and 12 rebounds in a loss to Humphrey St. Francis and 24 points and 13 rebounds in a win over Shelby-Rising City.
>> Drew Callaghan, North Platte: Had 11 points, 10 rebounds, seven assists and four blocks in a loss at Omaha Northwest.
>> Ryan Tegtmeier, BDS: Made all six 3s he attempted and scored 31 points in a 59-41 win over McCool Junction.
>> Hakeem Freeman, Palmyra: In his past two games, he’s had a career-high 26 points and 21 points. Is shooting 91 percent at the line.
>> Nate Kuhl, Johnson County: The Thunderbirds beat Weeping Water as he had 30 points, 13 rebounds (nine offensive), three assists and three blocks.
>> Nate Fisher, Jacob Peitzmeier and Nick Josoff, Yutan: Combined for 53 of Yutan’s 56 points against Malcolm.
>> Damien Austen, Kearney: In a five-game stretch, he averaged 14 points and six assists.
>> Logan Fleming and Cole Klingsporn, High Plains: Fleming had 24 points and Klingsporn 14 points and 10 assists in a win over Dorchester.
>> Chatrice White, Shelby-Rising City: Tied the state’s season high of 43 points in a 70-57 win at Hampton and then scored 36 points in a 62-43 win over Clarkson/Leigh.
>> Kaylee Jensen, Lindsay Holy Family: On the same night as White, she also scored 43 in a 62-34 win over Niobara/Verdigre. Also had 13 rebounds.
>> Kaylea Watson, Arapahoe: Tallied a career-best 36 points and 10 rebounds in a win over Elwood.
>> Rajee Augustine, Omaha Bryan: She had 24 points, 10 rebounds and five steals in a win over Grand Island.
>> Kianna Ibis, Omaha Benson: Had 20 points, 15 rebounds and eight blocks in a 53-41 win at Kearney.
>> Annie Wolfe, Omaha Marian: She scored 20 points as the Crusaders upset Lincoln Southwest.
>> Brooke Denton, Omaha Skutt: She sank five 3-pointers and had 18 points in a win over Ralston.
>> Kelsey Martin and Leanna Willer, Elkhorn: Each scored 19 points in a three-overtime win over Lincoln
>> Jordan Willer, Boys Town: She scored 18 points in a game against Douglas County West.
>> Justice Ross, Gretna: After being fouled on a 3-point attempt in the final minute, she sank all three free throws to lift the Dragons past Omaha Benson.
>> Chloe Akin-Otiko, Bellevue West: The freshman scored 17 points in a win over Sioux City Heelan.
>> Simone Goods, Omaha Northwest: Had 19 points in a win over North Platte.
>> Tristan Boyce, Hampton: Broke the school record with 38 points and had 11 rebounds in a 69-65 win over Walthill.
>> Sylvia Smith-Gatson, Omaha Central: Had 27 points against Lincoln High.
>> Jess Shepard, Lincoln Southeast: Had 34 points and 17 rebounds in a 70-40 win over Burke.
>> Cailyn Ostrand, Nebraska Christian: Had 29 points in a 53-32 win over Spalding/Spalding Academy.
>> Skyler Erickson, Cedar Valley: Outscored Twin Loup by getting 21 points in a 42-20 win.
>> Jaydn Graybill, Silver Lake: Had 30 points in a win over Santee.
>> Alex Brockhaus, Malcolm: Scored 36 points in a 66-34 win over Logan View.
>> Brooke Bauer, O’Neill St. Mary’s: Had 28 points and 17 rebounds in a win over Elgin/Pope John.
>> Hanah Barnard, Beatrice: Had 27 points in a 46-36 win at Norris.
>> Devin Edwards, Lincoln Northeast: Made five 3s against Grand Island.
>> Brooklynn Trew, McCook: Had 16 points in a win over Hastings.
>> Kourteney Zadina, Seward: She sank eight 3-pointers and had 28 points in a victory over Schuyler.
>> Morgan Hill, Crete: She scored 21 points in a win over Norris.
>> Darcy Barry, Wahoo: Had 24 points against Douglas County West.
>> Tanner Evans, Gretna: Named the outstanding wrestler of the Elkhorn Invitational. He’s 25-0 this season and 70-3 in the past two seasons.
>> Robert Ozuna, Omaha North: Received weekly honors from Metro Wrestling Coaches Association after winning the 113-pound title at the High Plains Invitational.
>> Brett Velasquez, Bennington: Went 8-0 at the Eastern Midlands Conference Duals while picking up his 100th career win.
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