Flyers Downed by Irish, Play for Third Place Today

Humphrey St. Francis was downed by Falls City Sacred Heart 60-49 in the D2 semifinals yesterday. 

The third-seeded Flyers trailed the number 7 seed Irish 26-23 at intermission.  St. Francis was down by 11 points late in the third quarter.  The Flyers cut the deficit to 50-44 with 2:06 remaining, but could not complete the comeback. 

The Flyers meet top-seeded St. Mary’s in the D2 third place game today.  It’s a 9 a.m. tipoff at Lincoln North Star. 

Sacred Heart plays Parkview Christian tomorrow for the state title.