Throughout the summer, The World-Herald will prepare you for the high school football season with a story previewing a new team or teams each day. This week, Eight Man-2 is featured, with Nos. 10-5 today.
The World-Herald's Mike Patterson put together capsules previewing the upcoming girls state basketball tournament.
The Class D-1 No. 4 Bulldogs hit 26 of 32 free throws — 16 of 19 in the first half — and weathered a couple of comeback efforts to finish off a 61-55 victory at Elgin/Pope John.
The Randolph girls made six 3-point shots in a 46-42 win, while the boys hit seven in their 50-40 victory.
Class D-1 No. 4 Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family seemed to have all the momentum when it outscored Class C-2 No. 4 Stanton 19-4 in the third quarter to lead by nine going into the fourth quarter.
The first six minutes belonged to Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family. But the final 26 minutes and, ultimately, the game belonged to Stanton as the Mustangs turned up the defensive pressure for a 48-32 win in the Class C2-5 subdistrict final at the Norfolk Catholic Activities Center on Thursday.
Monday night’s Class C2-5 subdistrict semifinal match between Lutheran High Northeast and Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family was the first five-setter this season for both squads.
Ryan Brand hit a free throw with 1.7 seconds left to cap an emotionally charged fourth quarter and lift Lutheran High Northeast to a 58-57 win over Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family in the first game of the Class C2-6 subdistrict tournament here Monday.
The Lutheran High Northeast Eagles came ready to play Tuesday night in the C2-6 subdistrict final, and the result was a win over Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family in a three-set thriller--25-20, 28-26, 31-29.
The Polk County Slammers were one hit away from possibly sweeping the triangular field at David City on Thursday night, but they came up a little bit short.