Flyers Battle Top-Seeded Shelton in Boys State Hoops Today

Humphrey St. Francis takes on Shelton as the boys state basketball tournament opens in Lincoln this morning. 

The Flyers are the No. 8 seed in the D2 tourney and meet the top-seeded Bulldogs at 9 a.m. at Pinnacle Bank Arena.  Play-by-play will be broadcast on KLIR 101 and at 

St. Francis is 17-7 and has won four straight, including a one-point win at Osceola in a subdistrict final and a  76-34 romp over Hyannis in a district final.  It’s the Flyers first appearance at state since 2021. 

Shelton enters the quarterfinal at 23-1.