The boys’ state basketball tournament opened Thursday in Lincoln. In Class C1, Scotus defeated Gothenburg 58-39, while North Bend Central lost to Adams Central 53-43. The Shamrocks take on Adams Central’s Patriots in a C1 semifinal Friday morning. It tips off at 10:45am on KLIR.
In the D1 tournament, High Plains downed Dundy County-Stratton 58-44. The Storm will face Lourdes Central Catholic in a 10:45am semifinal Friday morning on 93.5 The Hawk.
Both Humphrey St. Francis and Riverside won their opening games in Class D2. The Chargers topped Wynot 47-34 and the Flyers clubbed Crawford 67-24. St. Francis meets Riverside in a D2 semifinal at 3:45 Friday afternoon on KZ-100.