GREAT BEND — The Moundridge Wildcat girls fell to top-ranked (KBCA, Class 2A) and unbeaten Central Plains 61-34 Thursday in the semifinals of the Hilltop Classic at Barton Community College.

Central Plains led 42-14 at the half and 57-26 after three quarters.

Emily Ryan scored 31 points with 10 steals for Central Plains, 11-0.

Moundridge, 6-5, was led by Kassidy Kaufman and Bethany Stucky with 11 points each.

Moundridge was hampered by 30 turnovers.

Moundridge faces 9-3 Little River at 6:15 p.m. today for third place.

MOUNDRIDGE (6-5) — Helms 1-3 0-0 3, El.Durst 1-2 1-1 3, Ko.Kaufman 2-5 0-0 4, Ka.Kaufman 4-9 0-1 11, B.Stucky 4-8 2-2 11, Er.Durst 0-1 0-0 0, K.Stucky 0-1 0-0 0, Castor 0-0 0-0 0, Unruh 0-1 0-0 0, Brunk 0-0 0-0 0, Sebrant 1-1 0-1 2, TOTALS 13-31 3-5 34.

CENTRAL PLAINS (11-0) — Lamatsch 2-8 1-2 7, Rugan 4-10 1-8 9, Ryan 10-21 8-8 31, Donnecker 0-0 0-4 0, Hurley 3-8 2-2 9, Cunningham 1-1 0-0 2, Crites 0-3 3-4 3, Stratman 0-0 0-0 0, Potter 0-0 0-0 0, TOTALS 20-51 15-28 61.

Moundridge;7;7;12;8;—34

Central Pl.;21;20;15;5;—61

Total fouls — Mdg. 22, CP 13. Technical fouls — none. Fouled out — none. 3-point shooting — Mdg. 5-16 (Helms 1-3, El.Durst 0-1, Ko.Kaufman 0-2, Ka.Kaufman 3-6, B.Stucky 1-2, Er.Durst 0-1, K.Stucky 0-1), CP 6-20 (Lamatsch 2-7, Rugan 0-2, Ryan 3-8, Hurley 1-3). Rebounds — Mdg. 27 (B.Stucky 9), CP 31 (Lamatsch 6). Assists — Mdg. 7 (Ka.Kaufman 3), CP 12 (Lamatsch 4). Turnovers — Mdg. 30 (Unurh 7), CP 12 (Hurley 3, Crites 3). Blocked shots — Mdg. 1 (El.Durst 1), CP 1 (Rugan 1). Steals — Mdg. 8 (B.Stucky 3), CP 21 (Ryan 10).