Friday's games


Prep girls

Pratt 54, Hesston 52

HESSTON — The Hesston Swather girls’ basketball team dropped a barn burner Friday night at home, 54-52 to Pratt.

Hesston opened the game hot, opening up a 16-8 lead after the first stanza. Ashley Weaver got hot in the second period for Hesston, scoring 11 of her 14 points in the second quarter. The Swathers put 20 on the board in those eight minutes and held an eight point advantage at the break.

That lead evaporated in the third quarter, when the Swathers managed just two field goals and Pratt tied the game at 50 each entering the fourth quarter. Aubrey Hoover of Pratt chose the fourth quarter to shine, scoring eight of Pratt’s 14 points in the stanza to give Pratt the win.

Weaver and San Short each scored 14 points to lead Hesston. Mollie Nebel and Laci McCartney each broke into double figures with 10 points.

PRATT— Eisenhour 14, Tilley 0, Hoover 17, Olson 7, Hoeme 12, Ramos 2, Staats 0, Maydew 2.

HESSTON — Jost 0, Nebel 10, Weaver 14, Spencer 4, Suber 0, McCartney 10, Schmitt 0, Short 14.

Pratt 8 20 12 14 54

Hesston 16 20 4 12 52

Berean Academy 48, Remington 42

ELBING — In a clash of rivals, Berean Academy was able to come out on top, picking up a 48-39 win over Remington of Whitewater.

Berean was able to grab the lead early, outscoring their guests 13-6 in the first eight minutes. Remington chipped into the lead in the second period, pulling within five at 24-19. Berean was able to use a 16 point fourth quarter — hitting eight of their 20 field goals for the game —to push the lead to 11 entering the fourth period.

Kayla Wilgers led all scorers with 20 points for Berean. Mallory Zuercher and Libby Witte each broke double figures with 10.

Kylee Schunn led a balanced scoring attack for Remington with seven points.

Remington — Brown 1, Berg 2, Thunberg 6, DeBaun 0, McNeill 6, Tillotson 6, Thiessen 5, Green 4, Martling 2, Schunn 7, Coats 0.

Berean ACADEMY — Wilgers 20, Sommerfeld 0, Ladwig 8, Hoover 0, Zuercher 10, Burkhart 0, Wiebe 0, Witte 10.

Remington 6 13 10 10 39

Burrton 13 11 16 8 48

Moundridge 46, Peabody-Burns 13

MOUNDRIDGE — The Moundridge Wildcat girls’ basketball team picked up a landslide victory Friday night, 46-13 over Peabody-Burns.

The Wildcats pounced early, racing out to an 18-6 lead after the first quarter and taking a commanding 30-8 lead at the half-time break.

Peabody-Burns would get no closer in the second half, mustering only five points in the final 16 minutes.

Taylor Schrage led all scorers with 14 points for Moundridge. Mackenzie Suderman was the only other player in double figures, scoring 10 for the Wildcats.

Peabody-Burns — Methvin 2, Lewis 0, Ensminger 5, Noble 0, Brooks 0, Gonzalez 0, Burnett 1, Hofkamp 1, Schroeder 2, Barnes 2.

Moundridge — Flickner 2, Higgins 5, Stucky 4, Seeber 0, Schrag 14, Fisher 3, Huxman 2, Holloway 6, Suderman 10.

Peabody-Burns 6 2 3 2 13

Moundridge 18 12 12 4 46

Goessel 27, Canton-Galva 25

CANTON — Canton-Galva proved to hospitable hosts Friday night, dropping a heart-breaking 27-25 decision to their guests the Goessel Bluebirds.

Both teams struggled to take control of the game early, finishing the first quarter knotted at five points each. Goessel took a slim lead in the second period, entering the half 12-11.

The Eagles battled back in the the third quarter, taking a 19-17 lead into the fourth but could not hold off the Bluebirds.

Jennifer Van Horn was the only player to score in double figures, posting 11 points for Goessel.

Goessel (27) — Harvey 4, Hoffman 4, Kruger 2, Klassen 4, Flaming 1, Van Horn 11, Hiebert 1.

Canton-Galva (25) — Voth 5, Smith 4, Sommers 2, Farnham 5, Likes 2, Enns 3, Marston 4.

Goessel 5 7 5 10 27

Canton-Galva 5 6 7 7 25

Hillsboro 54, Kingman 35

HILLSBORO — The Hillsboro Lady Trojans defended their home turn Friday night, drubbing Kingman 54-35.

Hillsboro trailed early, managing just one field goal in the first quarter. Despite the cold shooting, Hillsboro trailed by just a point, 8-7, entering the second stanza. The Lady Trojans showed signs of life in the second, taking a 19-13 lead at the break.

But it was the third period when the watershed broke — Hillsboro exploded for 22 points as seven players found the scoreboard to all but ice the game.

Jena Loewen led the Trojans with 18 points, paced by 12 from Allie Faul.

Kingman (35) — Molitor 11, Mertens 21, Govert 1, Rogers 2.

Hillsboro (54) — Faber 1, Faul 12, Sanders 3, weber 4, Serene 6, Loewen 18, Lackey 8, Reimer 2.

Kingman 8 5 9 13 35

Hillsboro 7 12 22 13 54

Moundridge 63, Canton-Galva 19

CANTON — Tiffany Fisher and Mackenzie Suderman each scored 15 points to lead Moundridge to a 63-19 win Thursday over Canton-Galva in Heart of America League play in Canton.

Moundridge led 30-8 at the half.

Taylor Schrag added 14 points.

MOUNDRIDGE — Flickner 2, Higgins 8, Stucky 2, Seeber 2, Schrag 14, Fisher 15, Hollway 5, Suderman 15.

CANTON-GALVA — Voth 3, Smith 2, Sommers 2, Farnham 6, Enns 2, Johnson 2, Marston 3.

Moundridge 16 14 13 20 —63

Can-Gal 6 2 10 1 —19

Marion 34, Bennington 25

BENNINGTON — The Marion Warrior girls edged Bennington 34-25 Friday in HOAL play.

Marion led 17-13 at the half.

Katey Ehrlich and Emily Hett each scored eight points for Marion.

Marion hosts Sedgwick Tuesday.

MARION — Ehrlich 8, Hett 8, Cady 4, Guetersloh 7, Gordon 7.

BENNINGTON — Logan 5, Gantvoort 2, Curl 4, Copas 1, Garrett 7, no. 34 6.

Marion 8 9 8 9 —34

Bennington 4 9 5 7 —25

Prep boys

Moundridge 64, Peabody-Burns 55

MOUNDRIDGE — Trey Unrau scored 34 points to lead the Moundridge Wildcat boys to a 64-55 win over Peabody-Burns Friday in non-league play in Moundridge.

Peabody-Burns led 30-29 at the half. Moundridge responded with an 18-7 third quarter, holding off the Warriors in the fourth.

Daniel Ratzlaff added 13 points for Moundridge.

Matt Hiebert scored 17 points for Peabody-Burns. Austin Savage added 10.

Moundridge hosts Ellinwood Tuesday. Peabody-Burns hosts Hope.

PEABODY-BURNS — S.Pickens 6, Gillet 4, Hiebert 17, Topham 2, Savage 10, H.Pickens 2, Price 9, Kyle 5.

MOUNDRIDGE — Unrau 34, Wedel 6, Ratzlaff 13, Bumgarner 2.

Pea-Burns 12 18 7 18 —55

Moundridge 20 9 18 17 —64

HOAL

Berean Academy 40, Remington 39

ELBING — The Berean Academy boys’ basketball team needed a shutout fourth quarter to edge Heart of America League rival Remington 40-39 Friday in Elbing.

Remington led 24-22 at the half and 39-35 after three quarters.

Karlin Wiebe led Berean with 15 points.

Jake Green scored 14 points for Remington.

Remington plays Tuesday at Flinthills. Berean Academy plays Tuesday at Goessel.

REMINGTON — Jacobs 8, Cherryholmes 5, Green 14, Claassen 8, Tanner 4.

BEREAN ACADEMY — Hoover 3, Claassen 6, Landis 2, Friesen 4, Wiebe 15, Ingmire 2, Dunn 8.

Remington 11 13 15 0 —39

Berean Acad. 11 11 12 6 —40

Marion 46, Bennington 33

BENNINGTON — The Marion Warrior boys went on the road to claim a 46-33 win over Bennington Friday in Heart of America League play.

Marion led 20-14 at the half, outscoring Bennington 13-4 in the third quarter.

Jacob Harper led the Warriors with 14 points. Jordan Hett added 11 points.

Zach Fief led Bennington with seven points.

Marion hosts Sedgwick Tuesday.

MARION — J.Hett 11, E.Hett 2, McCarty 2, Versch 7, Harper 14, Meierhoff 3, Richmond 2, Jones 2, Eurit 3.

BENNINGTON — Fief 7, Rodriguez 3, Crawshaw 4, Swindler 6, Wies 2, Schneider 6.

Marion 10 10 13 13 —46

Bennington 4 10 4 15 —33

Freshman boys

Newton 56, Salina Central 51

The Newton High School freshman boys’ basketball team made a 15-5 run in the fourth quarter to stop Salina Central 56-51 Friday at Ravenscroft Gym.

Newton trailed 34-30 at the half and 46-41 after three quarters.

Newton plays two games today at the Augusta Invitational.

NEWTON — Drinnen 7, Carlgren 4, Duerksen 2, Morrison 27, Brison 3, Martens 10.

S.Central 17 17 12 5 —51

Newton 11 19 11 15 —56

Freshman girls

Newton 29, Salina Central 26

The Newton High School freshman girls’ basketball team outlasted Salina Central 29-26 Friday at Willis Gym.

Newton led 11-8 at the half.

Newton plays today in the Newton Invitational.

NEWTON — Anderson 5, Brenneman 6, A.Regier 7, Yeargin 2, Guhr 2, Carlgren 5, Wedel 2.

S.Central 6 2 13 5 —26

Newton 6 5 13 5 —29