Shandra Farmer scored 20 points, including 18 in the second half to lead St. Cecilia to a 50-43 win over Dundy County-Stratton yesterday in the first round of the Class C-2 State Tournament. Morgan Nikkila chipped in with 12 points as the Hawkettes improve to 22-3 on the season. St. Cecilia will play Pender in the semifinals today at 2:00pm. The Pendragons beat Homer 61-54 yesterday. We'll have the game on 1230AM KHAS beginning with the pre-game show at 1:45pm. In the other games, Humphrey/Lindsey Holy Family beat Guardian Angels Central Catholic 44-35 and Crofton beat Palmyra 73-33.
Giltner went on a 12-0 run late in the first half and rolled to a 58-39 win over Crawford in the D-2 State Tournament. Dani Most scored 17 points for the Hornets. Kelbie Lyon had 16. Giltner is now 24-2 and will play Sterling in the semifinals tonight. The Jets beat Stuart 46-41 yesterday. Tip-off will be at 8:45pm. Pre-game show begins at 8:35pm on Classic Hits 98.9FM KKPR.
In some other games, Omaha Benson blasted Kearney 63-36. Grand Island Northwest beat Sidney 65-44. The Vikings will play Norris at 2:00pm this afternoon on "The Breeze," KLIQ 94.5FM. Minden rolled past Lincoln Lutheran 72-38 and Kearney Catholic got by Bishop Neumann 47-44. Minden will play Platteview in the semifinals today at 9:00am followed by Kearney Catholic and Pierce at 10:45am. We'll have both games on Classic Hits 98.9FM KKPR.
The Nebraska women's basketball team will play Minnesota today in the Big Ten Tournament in Indianapolis. The Golden Gophers beat Wisconsin yesterday 74-68 in overtime. Tip-off is set for 8:00pm. Pre-game show begins at 7:15pm on 1230AM KHAS.