The Eagles tried to make a case for playing in the consolation finals of the Canton-Galva Tournament Thursday night, but a 20 point second quarter from Sedgwick dashed those hopes.
CANTON — The Eagles tried to make a case for playing in the consolation finals of the Canton-Galva Tournament Thursday night, but a 20 point second quarter from Sedgwick dashed those hopes.
Canton-Galva led 10-6 after the first quarter, but the Cardinals erupted in the second quarter, taking a 26-18 lead into the locker room at the intermission.
An 11-4 third quarter all but sealed the game for Sedgwick, who will move on to face Ell-Saline this afternoon at 4:30 p.m.
Tanner Klingensmith led Canton-Galva in scoring with eight points, nearly all achieved from the foul line as he went 6-for-13 on the day. Cody Savage and Austin Bullinger added six apiece.
The Eagles will face St. John’s Academy in the seventh place game this afternoon at 3 p.m.
Rock Creek and Bennington will meet in the finals at 7:30 p.m. Rock Creek advanced with a 57-36 win over Wichita Home School.
Bennington, the tournament’s top seed, blew past Southeast of Saline 61-44.
Pretty Prairie 31
BURRTON — The Inman boys advanced into the finals of the Burrton Invitational Tournament Saturday with a 45-31 win over Pretty Prairie Thursday.
Inman trailed 15-8 after one, but the Teuton defense dug their heels in during the second frame, holding Pretty Prairie to only four points, taking a 24-19 lead into half that they wouldn’t relinquish.
Alex Ropp led the Teutons with 12 points. Justin Friesen added 11 points, while Josh Miller added nine in the winning effort.
Inman will face Berean Academy in the finals at 8 p.m.
Berean Academy 42
Little River 36
BURRTON — Berean Academy never trailed in the semifinals of the Burrton Invitational Tournament Thursday, though the Redskins kept it close enough for the Warriors to sweat out the win.
Berean led 7-4 after the first quarter, and 17-12 after the half on their way to the 43-36 win.
Little River was led Tevin Renken and Dalton Konen, who each had 10 points. Chet Cordell added six for the Redskins.
Little River will face Pretty Prairie in the third place game Saturday at 6:15 p.m.