Wahoo defeated West Point-Beemer 60-48 on Friday night to capture the C1-2 girls basketball district final.
How hard could it really be, Estefania Barragan thought. She loved watching her little brother wrestle and deduced if he could do it, so could she.
The red zone hadn't been kind to West Point-Beemer, so the Cadets turned to their bag of tricks in the final minute.
It has been 10 years since the West Point-Beemer Cadets have fielded a winning football team.
West Point Guardian Angels Central Catholic controlled the second half as the Bluejays rallied for a 56-34 win over Heartland in the Eight Man-1 quarterfinals.
For the second consecutive year, West Point-Beemer’s Lacie Fox is the Class C girls golf champion, and for the first time in school history Ogallala is the team champion.
When West Point-Beemer and Norfolk Catholic lined up across the net from each other, both young squads were hoping to overcome pitfalls and play with ‘mid-season’ quality in terms of concentration and consistency.
Wahoo Neumann was good in denial Friday night. First the Cavaliers denied one of the state’s top scorers in girls basketball, West Point-Beemer’s Amanda Hansen, holding her without a basket for nearly the final three quarters in the District C1-3 final.
Only one game and Class C1 power points stand in the way of West Point-Beemer earning a berth in the State Girls Basketball Tournament.
PIERCE -- Consider a statement made by the Class C No. 3 Pierce girls basketball team.
The third game in a span of four days for Class C No. 4 West Point-Beemer turned out to be the toughest. For a while, Class D No. 7 Pender looked every bit like the trap the Cadets feared, thanks in part to a 1-3-1 defense that the Pendragons hadn't used all year.
For as back-and-forth as Tuesday's game between preseason Class C No. 3 West Point-Beemer and No. 5 Stanton was, it was probably fitting that it came down to the final possession.
West Point-Beemer junior Lacie Fox, after trailing by one after the first day, won the Class C girls golf tournament Tuesday by four strokes. The gold medalist at Lake Maloney Golf Course was sixth at state as a sophomore.
Class C No. 4 Norfolk Catholic used a high-pressure defense to seize control, and stayed relentless in punching its return to the Class C1 state tournament Friday night at Columbus High School with a 49-30 win over No. 6 West Point-Beemer.
Three individual championships and a few runners-up helped propel West Point-Beemer to its second-straight East Husker Conference wrestling title Saturday in Pender.
West Point-Beemer cross country coach Dale Mundil noticed a mistake when perusing results from a previous meet late last week.