Watching the Norfolk Catholic defensive front on film led Falls City coach Darin Fritz to believe the Knights would making moving the ball difficult. Turns out, it was nearly impossible as Norfolk Catholic's top unit limited the Tigers to 20 yards of offense in the first half of a 42-0 win in the first round of the Class C1 playoffs at Veterans Memorial Park.
Grant Lahm scored five of his game-high 21 points to start overtime and led No. 2 Columbus Scotus past No. 7 Falls City 58-53 in the Class C-1 quarterfinals Thursday afternoon at the Bob Devaney Sports Center.
Falls City may be his home, but Weston Witt sure likes being in the Nebraska City gymnasium. Monday night, he scored 19 points — including the game-winning basket with 1.9 seconds left — as the Tigers defeated Boys Town 50-48 for the C1-1 boys basketball championship and a return to the Class C-1 state tournament.
Sophomore guard Emily Petersen scored 17 points Friday night to lead Omaha Concordia to a 45-28 win over Falls City in the Class C1-1 district final.
Ashland-Greenwood played the spoiler role Friday night in its C1-1 district volleyball final against Falls City.
If Norfolk Catholic had its mind on a possible second-round rematch with Class C1 No. 1 Boone Central/Newman Grove, the consideration wasn't enough for the Knights to look past Falls City in Friday's first-round playoff game at Veterans Memorial Field -- at least at the start.