Sub-State Basketball on KD Country 94 & Z 96.3
Friday, March 7th
KD Country 94: Girls Sub-State Semi-Osborne vs Clifton-Clyde (Pregame 5:50)
KD Country 94: Girls Sub-State Semi-Pike Valley vs Lincoln (7:30)
Z 96.3 "The Lake": Girls Sub-State Semi-St.John's/Tipton vs Palco (Pregame 5:50)
Saturday, March 8th
KD Country 94: Girls Sub-State Final TBA (Pregame 5:50)
KD Country 94: Boys Sub-State Final TBA (7:30)
Z 96.3 "The Lake": Girls Sub-State Final TBA (Pregame 5:50)
Z 96.3 "The Lake": Boys Sub-State Final TBA (7:30)
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Story courtesy of the Blade Empire
Concordia High School senior Megan James has signed a letter-of-intent to play basketball at McPherson College.
James is averaging 12.2 points and 5.4 rebounds for a Concordia team that is 13-7 heading into the Class 4A-II sub-state tournament.
As a junior, James led Concordia in scoring at 12.1 points per game, and averaged 5 rebounds and two steals. She was a first-team All-North Central Kansas League selection. James averaged 6.6 points and 5.6 rebounds per contest her sophomore season, and received all-league honorable mention.
Beloit Senior Bowe Behymer, Sylvan-Lucas Senior Fritz Berger, Sacred Heart Senior Nick Wuthnow & Natoma Senior Jackson Stull-Meiers have been named the NCKSSports.com/Cunningham Telephone and Cable Athletes of the Week.
Behymer finished an undefeated season in wrestling over the weekend, claiming the 3-2-1A State Championship at 160 lbs. He started with a 19-3 T-Fall win over Bobby Bleakley of St. Marys, then won by fall in just 45 seconds of Jared Pfeifer of Ellis. Behymer then beat Josh Nelsen of Marysville on Friday afternoon by T-Fall, 17-2. In the championship match on Saturday night, he won a 12-8 decision over Garret Dunlap of Doniphan West to finish 40-0.
Berger pinned all four of his opponents on his way to a 36-3 finish and the 285 pound State Championship in 3-2-1A. He won over Trey Colborn of Erie in 2:54, then beat Mason Rains of Oakley in 3:56 and Chance Boor of Hoisington in 3:48. On Saturday night, he won by fall in 5:47 over Beloit's Bryce Black.
Wuthnow was impressive in four wins as he won the 3-2-1A State title at 182 pounds. He won over Tad Herrmann over Jayhawk-Linn in the first round by fall in just 34 seconds. In round two, it took 50 seconds for Wuthnow to pin Braeden Lockhart from Silver Lake. He then won a 16-7 major decision over Rex Diederich of Oberlin. In the championship match, he beat Gavin Grater of Riley County, 11-4.
Meiers did his thing on the basketball court on Monday and Tuesday of last week. In an 81-70 win over Tescott on Monday, he scored 52 points on 23-38 shooting from the floor. At Palco on Tuesday, he helped lead the Tigers to a 68-41 win with 17 points. On the year, he is averaging 18.8 ppg and 3 apg for the Tigers.
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It was a very successful weekend for the area wrestlers at the 3-2-1A State Tournament in Hays over the weekend. 32 area wrestlers qualified for the State Tournament, with 14 of those athletes bringing home medals.
The weekend was highlighted by State Championships for Bowe Behymer of Beloit won his first ever state championship at 160 as he finished 40-0 on the season. Nick Wuthnow won his second straight state title, as he took the 182 pound gold and finished 38-0. He won the title at 170 last season. Also, at 285, Fritz Berger of Sylvan-Lucas won his first title, finishing 36-3.
Beloit was the only area team that brought home hardware, as Norton won their second straight state title, and their fourth in the last five years. Beloit finished in 3rd Place.
For a complete look at the area 3-2-1A State wrestling placers, click on this link: 3-2-1A State Wrestling Placers