Blue Devil Girls Drop 10th Straight, Join Boys Tuesday At Crofton

WAYNE – A rescheduled girls only contest from last Friday was held Monday night between a pair of Mid State Conference opponents.

From the Wayne Jr/Sr high school gymnasium, the Blue Devil girls hosted Norfolk Catholic during parent’s night.

The Knights took the early lead of 17-9 in the first before outscoring Wayne 11-8 in the second quarter to go up 28-17 at the break. During the second half, Norfolk Catholic started to pull away with a 15-7 third as WHS won the fourth quarter, 12-10. Final saw Norfolk Catholic win 53-36 to win six of their past seven outings and now sit 9-4 on the season while the Blue Devils dropped their 10th straight falling to 4-12.

Both Frankie Klausen and Brooklyn Kruse recorded 10 points for Wayne High. Mikaela McManigal and Rubie Klausen each added six points as Emily Longe and Payton French tallied two points apiece.

Norfolk Catholic was led by Hanna Neesen with 20 points followed by Elly Piper and Jozy Piper with eight points each.

The Wayne High girls and boys are back in action on Tuesday, January 21 visiting Crofton before taking on Hartington Cedar Catholic on Friday, January 24. JV games Tuesday will start at 4:30 p.m. with girls varsity scheduled for 6 p.m. and boys to follow around 8 p.m.

The Friday night doubleheader will be aired on Big Red Country ‘KTCH’ 104.9 and online at waynedailynews.com. Pregame coverage is set for 5:45 p.m. JV action will open the night at 4:30 p.m. with varsity girls to play at 6 p.m. and boys to follow around 7:45 p.m.

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