The consensus is in: The 2019 Class C-2 title is shaping up to be anyone’s for the taking. “It’s pretty wide open,” Wilber-Clatonia coach Lynn Jurgens said.
The Bluehawks avenged an overtime loss to Doniphan-Trumbull on Dec. 8 by defeating the Cardinals 45-31 in Thursday’s C2-8 final at Grand Island Central Catholic.
Doniphan-Trumbull once again found the way to defeat Sutton. For the second year in a row, the Cardinals defeated Sutton in the Class Class C-2, Subdistrict 8.
A little defensive gamble paid off in a big way for Doniphan-Trumbull in Tuesday night’s Class C-2, Subdistrict 8 semifinals.
Guard Katie Roach and post-player Kalee Wiltfong have been a solid duo for the Doniphan-Trumbull girls basketball team all season, and they came through again Friday night.
In a game of big momentum swings, Ravenna survived a couple of final bounces to escape past Doniphan-Trumbull Friday and into its first Lou-Platte Conference tournament final in six years.
Class C-2 No. 5 Ravenna overcame a woeful shooting performance through the first three quarters to earn a 60-51 overtime win over the No. 9 Cardinals Thursday in the Lou-Platte Conference semifinals at Centura High School.
It was a different game but the same result for the Doniphan-Trumbull and Ord boys basketball teams in the Lou-Platte Conference Tournament Tuesday in Doniphan.
Megan Miigerl earned a hug while playing a big part in helping Class C-2 No. 10-rated Ravenna edge Doniphan-Trumbull 54-50 in double overtime Thursday.
There were 11 minutes remaining in the contest when district-title talk could be heard for the first time Friday night among players on the Doniphan-Trumbull sideline.
Doniphan-Trumbull easily got past Wood River Thursday night 61-41 on the Eagles home floor. The Cardinals quickly jumped to a 14-0 lead and fished the first quarter with a 21-3 advantage.
Doniphan-Trumbull and Kearney Catholic traded baskets for much of the first quarter during their Lou-Platte Conference tournament semifinal Thursday.
A white hot second quarter gave Doniphan-Trumbull all the lead it needed as the Cardinals outdistanced St. Paul 76-62 in the opening round of the Lou-Platte Conference Tournament.
There was no place like home for Doniphan-Trumbull’s Brad Baasch. Baasch defending his home turf by holding on to a 4-3 victory over High Plains’ Payton Stevens in the 182-pound title at the Doniphan-Trumbull Invite on Saturday.
There was only one word to describe the performances of Wood River’s Wyatt Allen and Doniphan-Trumbull’s Marc Zeckser at the Wood River Invite Friday. Domination.
Top-ranked Diller-Odell withstood McKenna Niemoth and Doniphan-Trumbull just long enough. Niemoth had a match-high 34 kills for the No. 4 Cardinals, but it wasn’t enough as the Griffiths advanced to the C-2 state championship match with a 25-17, 25-23, 20-25, 22-25, 15-11 win Friday at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
The roles were reserved during Hastings St. Cecilia’s match with Stanton in the C-2 semifinals. In a rematch of last year’s state finals, where the Hawkettes swept to win the title, the No. 8 Hawkettes came out flat while No. 3 Stanton was clicking during a 25-16, 25-13, 25-15 Friday at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
In a triangular where there were three rated teams, Class C-1, No. 3 Kearney Catholic found a way to get two wins.
Throughout the summer, The World-Herald will prepare you for the high school football season with previews of new teams each day. Working their way up from the smallest class, the ratings are based on last season’s final Top 10. This week, Class C-2 is featured, with Nos. 5 through 10 today.
Centura’s Madison Myers and Emily Krolikowski may have started slow, but proved the old adage, it’s not how you start, it’s how you finish. Their efforts helped lift the Centurions to a 46-40 win over Nebraska Christian in the opening round of Class C-2 Subdistrict 8 play Tuesday in Aurora.
Kearney Catholic’s strong fourth quarter prevented Doniphan-Trumbull from making a surprising run to the finals of the Lou-Platte Conference tournament.
Some tough lessons paid off for Doniphan-Trumbull Friday. After going 3-8 in games decided by single digits, the Cardinals found a way to earn another close victory at an opportune time.
Doniphan-Trumbull quickly knocked off some rust to start the blizzard-delayed Lou-Platte Conference tournament Thursday. The seventh-seeded Cardinals scored the first eight points then pulled away from 10th-seeded Ravenna over the final three quarters for a 64-41 victory.
GICC turned second chances into a 53-30 win against Doniphan-Trumbull.
GICC used a pair of big plays from Mayra Almayra and four free throws in the final minute from Chase Wenzl to seal a 50-42 win against Doniphan-Trumbull.
Friday proved to be a tough night to be a Cardinal. Doniphan-Trumbull saw Hastings St. Cecilia do virtually everything right, as the Bluehawks ran past the Cardinals 63-16.