BRLD won its first state boys basketball championship Saturday with a 54-42 victory over Yutan in the title game of the Class C-2 state tournament at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
Bancroft-Rosalie/Lyons-Decatur did its damage by hitting five 3-pointers in the first quarter. Then the top-seeded Wolverines turned to their defense to make history.
Class C-2 No. 1 BRLD escaped Class D-1 No. 4 Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family 83-71 in overtime.
The Pinnacle Bank Game of the Week features a matchup of Northeast Nebraska's top lower-class teams — Class C-2 No. 1 BRLD (11-1) vs. Class D-1 No. 5 Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family (11-2).
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Logan Kingsbury scored 12 of his 18 points in the first quarter as Ponca defeated BRLD, 50-33, in a Class C-2 semifinal.
Freshman Lucas Vogt hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer in overtime as BRLD stunned Elmwood-Murdock.
The World-Herald's Stu Pospisil put together capsules previewing the upcoming boys state basketball tournament.
Though members of the Sandhills/Thedford basketball team did a bang-up job performing the national anthem, it took until the second half for the Lady Knights to find their harmony on the court in Thursday’s Class D-2 first round opener.
Class D No. 3 Howells-Dodge turned away from its trademark man-to-man defense, and it turned into the Jaguars taking control in the second quarter for a 57-45 victory over No. 7-rated Lyons-Decatur Northeast here Friday.
Throughout the summer, The World-Herald will be previewing prep football season with a new class every week. This week, Class Eight Man-2 is featured, with a new story each day based on last season's final Top 10. Today are the Nos. 5 to 10 teams.