The last time AJ Jenkins touched the football in high school was a touchdown, of course. But his play that gave Wilcox- Hildreth the lead for good Friday in the Six-Man final was a pass that became a tip-drill touchdown for Clayton Nichols.
Wilcox-Hildreth and Hay Springs are very similar. Neither has a blemish after rolling through the season and playoffs with matching 11-0 records.
The Hornets will play No. 2 Falls City Sacred Heart in the semifinals.
The World-Herald's Stu Pospisil put together capsules previewing the upcoming boys state basketball tournament.
The No. 4-rated Hornets were 18 of 57 from the floor, 4 of 17 from the free-throw line and were outrebounded 41-29 by a more physical Wilcox-Hildreth team.
Wilcox-Hildreth's AJ Jenkins is in no rush to make noise in high school football, though he made plenty as a freshman.
A look at the preseason rankings for Six Man, players to watch and more.
The Class D-2 second-seeded Falcons erased a 15-point deficit Thursday afternoon, but fell short in hopes of a comeback, as No. 7-seed Exeter-Milligan came up with the upset bid 49-40.
A 15-point Exeter-Milligan third quarter lead dwindled to just two points with less than three minutes to play in first round D2 State Tournament action at Lincoln Northeast High School Thursday morning.
Heartland Lutheran came up short literally in the finals of the Class D2-6 subdistrict tournament, as the Red Hornets fell 70-55 to Wilcox-Hildreth.
ARAPAHOE — Kaylea Watson has a way of making basketball look easy.
Football is football. Those were the words said by Wilcox-Hildreth football coach Gabe Eberhardt. He’s right. Football is, in fact, football.