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The Kansan - Newton, KS
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  • Hesston boys?reach finals

    ABILENE — The Hesston High School boys’ basketball team advanced to the finals of the Class 4A sub-state after a 61-51 win over Concordia Thursday in Abilene.?Hesston led 14-9 after the first quarter and 28-25 at the half. The Swathers continued to pull away in the third quarter and held off Concordia in the fourth.?Ryan Schadler led Hesston with 22 points. Dean Dahlsten added 11 points. Tyler McCartney and Wyatt McKinney each scored 10 points.?Concordia, 15-7, was led by Cooper Holmes with 27 points and Grant Holmes with 17.?Hesston is 20-2 and faces host Abilene at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the finals. Abilene upset second-seeded McPherson 59-55.

    CONCORDIA (15-7) — K.Pounds 1, G.Holmes 17, C.Holmes 27, Bergmann 6.?HESSTON (20-2) — Gehrer 2, Dahlsten 11, Duerksen 4, McCartney 10, Smith 2, Schadler 22, McKinney 10.?Concordia 9 16 10 16 —51?Hesston 14 14 16 17 —61

    Halstead boys?fall to Haven

    HILLSBORO — The Halstead Dragon boys were knocked out of post-season play after a 51-45 loss to Haven Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Class 3A sub-state in Hillsboro.?Haven led 20-11 at the half.?Jed Beachy led 13-8 Haven with 13 points.?Halstead, 9-12, was led by Anthony Santiago with 19 points and Blake Bohling with 13 points.

    HALSTEAD (9-12) — Glassco 0-0 0-0 0, Bohling 5-11 3-3 13, Stovall 0-5 0-0 0, J.McKee 0-1 0-0 0, Santiago 5-17 5-8 19, E.McKee 1-1 0-0 2, Beckett 1-2 0-0 2, Gundy 1-1 0-0 2, Herb 3-5 0-0 7, TOTALS 16-43 8-11 45.?HAVEN (13-8) — Fritzmeier 0-0 0-0 0, Beachy 5-10 2-2 13, Newcomer 2-3 3-4 7, Z.Henrixson 1-3 0-0 3, Lacoy 1-1 0-0 3, Ensz 2-3 0-0 4, Crabtree 1-2 4-6 6, Regier 0-2 0-0 0, Johnson 3-7 1-3 7, T.Hendrixson 3-4 0-0 8, TOTALS 18-35 10-15 51.?Halstead 7 4 11 23 —45?Haven 9 11 13 18 —51?Total fouls — Hal. 17, Hav. 14. Technical fouls — none. Fouled out — Hal.: Bohling. 3-point shooting — Hal. 5-19 (Bohling 0-1, Stovall 0-2, Santiago 4-14, Herb 1-2), Hav. 5-9 (Beachy 1-3, Z.Hendrixson 1-2, Lacoy 1-1, T.Hendrixson 2-3). Rebounds — Hal. 23 (Beckett 9), Hav. 24 (Beachy 8). Assists — Hal. 8 (J.McKee 4), Hav. 11 (Regier 3). Turnovers — Hal. 17 (Bohling 6), Hav. 18 (T.Hendrixson 5). Blocked shots — Hal. 1 (Herb 1), Hav. 1 (Crabtree 1). Steals — Hal. 6 (E.McKee 2), Hav. 6 (Crabtree 2, Ensz 2).

    Railer bowler?medals at state

    WICHITA — Newton High School bowler Melina Schrader claimed a medal at the Class 5-4-3-2-1A State Bowling Championships Thursday at Northrock Lanes in Wichita.?Schrader placed 19th out of 72 bowlers with a 586 series. Schrader had games of 208, 180 and 198. Medals go to the top 20.?Kristen Allan of Buhler won the individual state title at 706, two pins better than Anna Bohr of Bishop Carroll. Kaitlyn Carter of Kansas City Sumner Academy was third at 686.?Bohr had the high game of 278, followed by Carter at 276 and Allan at 269.?Augusta won the team title at 2,546, followed by Bishop Carroll at 2,490 and Buhler at 2,443.

    Area basketball?players honored

    WICHITA — Bethel College basketball player John Watson III; Peabody-Burns grad Jacob Simmonds, who plays for Friends; Newton High School grad Isaiah Thaw, who plays for Southwestern; Newton High School grad Jake Reinhardt, who plays for McPherson College; and Sedgwick High School grad Lawson Kingsley, who plays for Tabor; were all named to the All-Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference Champions of Character Award team for the 2012-13 season.?Players are selected by the respective head coaches. Criteria is:?“1: Identified as a full-time student in good standing;?2: Currently participating in a varsity intercollegiate program;?3: One full academic year of full-time status and participation in the varsity intercollegiate sport program;?4: Have a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher;?5: Students may be nominated and receive the Champion of Character Award up to three times during their career, provided the above criteria are met.”

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