Marysville boys took third place Saturday at the Thunder Classic, a tournament hosted by Nemaha Central, with a 46-30 route of Atchison.
Marysville High School boys’ basketball team took a four-point lead into halftime of their Thunder Classic semifinal game Thursday against tournament host Nemaha Central. But the Bulldogs lost the lead and the game in the second half.
In semifinal action of the Twin Valley League girls’ basketball tournament, Frankfort beat Valley Heights 37-34 and Hanover nipped Doniphan West 46-45.
High school winter sports participants will soon be allowed four spectators at events, an increase from the two parent or guardian spectators currently allowed.
Valley Heights held on to defeat the Centralia Panthers 47-43 in a physical battle Monday night in second-round Twin Valley League play. Heights enters TVL as the undefeated, number one seed.
When Brian Fragel talked about managing Marysville Sport and Recreation, he would say, “the reason I do this job is to see the enjoyment on the participants’ and spectators’ faces. There have been times that I would have liked to rain out a game, take the night off, but when you see a smile …
Changes in sports events will be made according to what COVID-19 is doing in the communities at host sites as basketball resumes Friday and wrestling on Saturday.
Frankfort’s 39-32 overtime win Friday was among a handful of close boys’ basketball games. The others were a state-ranked showdown that Centralia won against Hanover 68-56, and a last-second shot that handed Axtell a 42-41 loss at Linn before the Christmas break.
Marysville boys started to pull away from Clay Center in the second quarter of Friday's North Central Kansas League basketball opener but got most of its distance in the third period.
The first quarter went to St. Francis, which found two ways to score without much effort against Hanover, but the rest of the game was mostly all Wildcats.