Blue Devil Girls Secure Home Victory

WAYNE – As a three-game homestand concluded Friday night for the Wayne High girls basketball team, WHS will now prepare for four straight road games.

From the Wayne Jr/Sr High School gymnasium, the Blue Devils hosted Mid State Conference opponent Norfolk Catholic Friday evening.

The Wayne girls defeated Norfolk Catholic, 55-26 to improve to 8-8 while the Knights fell to 5-6.

During the girls only game, Wayne led early thanks to a 22-13 first quarter before extending their lead with a 15-5 second quarter. At the break, WHS led 37-18. The Blue Devils outscored Norfolk Catholic, 12-5 in the third and 6-3 in the fourth. Final favored Wayne High over the Knights, 55-26.

The Wayne High girls were led by Brooklyn Kruse with 26 points followed by Rubie Klausen with 12 points. Other scoring came from Frantzdie Barner with eight points, Kiara Krusemark hit a three-pointer as two point scoring came from Madi Sievers, Taytem Ellis and Gabi Judd.

Norfolk Catholic top scoring came from Kalea Fischer with seven points as five point scoring came from Morgan Miller and Channatee Robles.

The Wayne High girls will be off until Tuesday, January 18 when they next visit Crofton with their boys team. Following Crofton, road doubleheaders include at Hartington Cedar Catholic (1/21); at Wahoo (1/24, rescheduled) and at West Point-Beemer (1/27).

The Blue Devil boys (13-1) will next host Boys Town (2-7) on Saturday, January 15 before competing in four straight road games. Saturday’s game will be a varsity only contest starting at 4:30 p.m.

 

Friday area girls:
Homer 73, Hartington-Newcastle 37
Pierce 50, Hartington Cedar Catholic 47
Norfolk 49, Lincoln North Star 45 (OT)
@ Ponca: Elk Point-Jefferson, SD VS Ponca (postponed to 2/12)
Wausa 46, Randolph 30
Wisner-Pilger 46, Howells-Dodge 21

Friday area boys:
Hartington-Newcastle 66, Homer 48
Hartington Cedar Catholic 63, Pierce 57
@ Laurel-Concord-Coleridge: Walthill VS Laurel-Concord-Coleridge (postponed)
Lincoln North Star 67, Norfolk 39
@ Ponca: Elk Point-Jefferson, SD VS Ponca (postponed to 2/12)
Wausa 55, Randolph 35
Howells-Dodge 59, Wisner-Pilger 51

Saturday area schedule:

@ Guardian Angels Central Catholic: Boone Central VS Guardian Angels Central Catholic

@ Bellevue East: Norfolk VS Bellevue East

@ Crofton: Norfolk Catholic VS Crofton (Boys Only)

@ Clarkson/Leigh: Pender VS Clarkson/Leigh

@ Ponca: BRLD VS Ponca

@ Wayne: Boys Town VS Wayne (Boys Only) starting at 4:30 at the High School for varsity only. There will be no JV game played.

@ West Point-Beemer: Tekamah-Herman VS West Point-Beemer

@ Elgin Public/Pope John: Winside VS Elgin Public/Pope John

@ Logan View-Scribner-Snyder: Wisner-Pilger VS Logan View-Scribner-Snyder

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