The Eagles bumped their winning streak to 15 games despite a shaky start to semifinal game.
One shot away from an improbable comeback for most of the fourth quarter, West Point GACC was unable to cash in down the stretch in a 49-43 loss to Ansley-Litchfield.
The World-Herald's Mike Patterson put together capsules previewing the upcoming girls state basketball tournament.
Giltner won the battle of the second half as the Hornets defeated Ansley-Litchfield 63-49 Friday in the boys championship game of the Heartland Lutheran Holiday tournament.
It took a minute, but Elgin/Pope John found something it had been missing after falling in the first set of a 23-25, 25-16, 25-20, 25-21 win over Ansley-Litchfield in the first round of the Class D-1 state tournament at Lincoln East on Thursday.
Ansley/Litchfield coach Kurt Kulhanek rode his senior running back Brady Rohde to the very end.
Landon Rohde scouted out his personal competition before the Class D shot put on Friday morning at Burke Stadium.
First-year coach Carli Lindeman called Heartland Lutheran’s performance in the Class D-1, District 4 final match its best of the season. With the Red Hornets’ first-ever trip to the state volleyball tournament on the line, why not?
O'Neill St. Mary's won its second consecutive Class D-1 title Saturday, sweeping Ansley-Litchfield 25-16, 25-15, 25-15 at the state volleyball tournament.
At 11 a.m. on Saturday, the Class D1 state championship match between No. 1 O’Neill St. Mary’s and No. 2 Ansley/Litchfield was scheduled to take place.
Ansley-Litchfield earned a 25-14, 25-13, 29-27 semifinal victory Friday at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
Ansley-Litchfield had a week’s worth of rust to shake off. But when it did, that was all she wrote.
Brady’s run of postseason success ended at the hands of Ansley-Litchfield on Thursday in the first round of the Class D-1 state tournament.
Ansley/Litchfield saw why O’Neill St. Mary’s is the defending Class D-1 state champions.
It’s easy to get caught up in Amherst’s offensive playmaking ability. With the likes of Colten Bergt, Breyden Eckhout and Trey Taubenheim, the Broncos are capable of turning any routine play into six. It’s the reason they’d put up at least 40 points in every contest entering Friday’s showdown against Ansley-Litchfield.