Central City, Howells-Dodge, Osceola Make Boys State Hoops Tourney
Central City is headed to the boys state basketball tournament for the first time since 1947.
After coming up one win shy of earning a trip to state the past two years, the Bison beat Wayne 43-38 in the C1-7 district final last night. With the home win, Central City hiked its record to 24-3 heading into next week’s state tournament.
In a Class C2 district final, Cross County fell at Norfolk Catholic 44-30. The Cougars finished 21-5.
Howells-Dodge punched its ticket to the D1 boys state tourney, while Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family was denied. The Jaguars defeated Bridgeport 56-34 in Lexington, improving to 20-6. The Bulldogs bowed to Dundy County Stratton 51-36 in Kearney, as H/LHF ended at 16-10.
Osceola is headed to the D2 state tournament following a 64-45 home victory over Friend. Osceola’s Bulldogs are 23-3.