SOLOMON — The score was all knotted up after the first quarter, but Solomon managed to pull out a 60-57 Heart of America League win over the Moundridge boys Friday night.
The Gorillas took a 28-23 lead into the locker room at the half, but just couldn’t quite find the dagger to put away the Wildcats, who hung in the game until the final buzzer sounded.
Daniel Ratzlaff was once again huge for Moundridge, dropping an incredible 30 points in the loss, including a 15 point fourth quarter.
Hunter Enyart added 11 points for the Wildcats, who will be participating in the Adolph Ropp Tournament at Halstead starting on Monday.
Elyria Christian 23
ELYRIA — The Eagles put up a great effort, but it wasn’t enough to overcome Goessel, who won 49-23.
Baxter Knackstedt had six for Elyria Christian, while Daniel Knackstedt and Quentin Pease both added four in the loss.
Elyria will be participating in the Cougar Classic at Centre High School starting on Monday.
BROOKVILLE — An 18 point first quarter by Ell-Saline set the tone for Canton-Galva’s 61-31 road loss Friday night.
The Cardinals put up an 18-6 effort in the first frame, then followed it up with a 25-11 second quarter to take a commanding 43-17 lead into the locker room at the half.
Ell-Saline had 13 points in the third quarter before backing off for fourth.
Cody Savage had 11 for the Eagles, while Austin Bullinger added six and Connor Farnham had five in the loss.
Canton-Galva will be hosting their own tournament starting Monday. The Eagles will face top-seeded Bennington at 7:30 p.m.
White City 59
Little River 48
LITTLE RIVER — The Redskins and White City duked it out for three quarters, but a late push by the Huskies allowed them to pull out the 59-48 win.
Chet Cordell led a trio of Redskins in double digits with 12 points. Zack Konen added 11, while Tevin Renkin had 10 in the loss.