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McPhersonSentinel - McPherson, KS
  • Little River girls win overtime thriller

  • Little River and Solomon found themselves locked in a fierce battle during Tuesday’s Wheat State League meeting between the Redskins and the Gorillas.
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  • LITTLE RIVER — Little River and Solomon found themselves locked in a fierce battle during Tuesday’s Wheat State League meeting between the Redskins and the Gorillas.
    The score was knotted up at 6-6 after the first quarter and Solomon took a slight 15-12 advantage into halftime.
    The Redskins battled back to force the overtime over the course of the second half. In the extra frame, the Little River defense held the Gorillas to a single free throw to claim the 31-28 win.
    Emily Baldwin led all players with 13 points for Little River. Kasey Zeller and Chloe Baldwin both added 10 in the win.
    Little River is at home Friday against Hope.
    Centre 45
    Elyria 39 OT
    ELYRIA — Elryia Christian fought Centre with everything they had Tuesday night, sending the game to overtime, but the Eagles didn’t have enough in the tank to pull out the win, falling 45-39.
    Elryia Christian led 22-20 at the half, but Centre battled back to tie it at 36-36 a the end of regulation.
    The Cougars went on a 9-3 run in overtime to seal the win.
    Rachel Adamyk led the Eagles with 11 points. Centre’s Shelby Makovec led all scorers with 23.
    Bennington 51
    Inman 33
    BENNINGTON —The Inman girls stumbled out of the gates, but managed to cut Bennington’s lead to six in the second half before the Bulldogs sank a three-point dagger that took the wind out of the Teutons’ sails, falling 51-33.
    “We couldn’t seem to buy a bucket in the first half and gave up a lot of offensive rebounds,” Inman coach Jeff Friesen said.
     Kaitlyn Goalden led all scorers with 14 points, all coming in the second half push by the Teutons. Naomi Williams added 10 for Inman, who hosts Moundridge on Friday.
    Moundridge 70
    Canton-Galva 13
    CANTON — Moundridge jumped out to a 19-7 lead after the first quarter and never looked back Tuesday night, upending Canton-Galva 70-13.
    The Wildcat defense completely shut out the Eagles in the second quarter and held them to only six points in the second half in the win.
    Tiffany Huxman led the Moundridge charge with 12 points. MacKenzie Suderman and Michelle Schrag both chipped in 10 points.
    Cassidy Enns had eight points for Canton-Galva.
    Hillsboro 55
    Smoky Valley 26
    LINDSBORG — A 29-12 halftime deficit proved too much for the Smoky Valley girls to overcome, as they fell 55-26 Tuesday night.
    Hannah McBride led the Vikings with 12 points.
    Page 2 of 2 - Tena Loewen led all scorers with 17 for the Trojans.
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