Boys District Basketball Tuesday Results, Area Girls And Boys Qualifiers

LINCOLN – With the 2022 NSAA Girls State Basketball All-Class bracket to be released on Wednesday, Classes B – D2 district finals are now complete on the boys side with just Class A games set for March 2.

The 2022 NSAA Girls and Boys State Championships will go on during the same week of Monday, March 7 – Saturday, March 12.

Also, a reminder that these game times have flexibility to be adjusted by the NSAA if the same school qualifies for the state tournament in different classes and they play on the same day.

Northeast Nebraska girls teams advancing to state are BRLD (19-6) in Class C1; Guardian Angels Central Catholic (25-1), Crofton (22-4), Ponca (24-1) and Oakland-Craig (18-7) in Class C2; Hartington Cedar Catholic (13-15) in Class D1 and Wynot (15-10) in Class D2.

Big Red Country ‘KTCH’ 104.9 and will follow the Ponca girls at state.

An official bracket is still being finalized as of Wednesday morning, but through Monday morning, #5 Ponca could face #4 Crofton for the third time this season (both teams winning once) on Tuesday, March 8 at 3:15 p.m. from Lincoln Southeast High School. Pregame show coverage is set for around 3 p.m. on Big Red Country ‘KTCH’ 104.9 and when this goes official.


Northeast Nebraska boys teams advancing to state include Wayne (24-3) in Class C1; Hartington Cedar Catholic (23-4), Norfolk Catholic (21-4) and Howells-Dodge (23-3) in Class C2 and Wynot (23-2) in Class D2.

KTCH/KCTY will follow the Wayne boys at state.

An official bracket will be posted on Thursday, but through Tuesday morning, #6 Wayne would face #3 Kearney Catholic at 3:15 p.m. from the Bob Devaney Sports Center on Tuesday, March 8. Pregame show coverage is set for 2:55 p.m. on The City ‘KCTY’ 98.9/1590 and if this would be official.

Wayne did open last year with a 59-52 victory over Kearney Catholic in the first round of state.


Boys District Finals from Saturday, February 26; Monday, February 28 and Tuesday, March 1

Class C1 District Finals:

At Wahoo: #1 Wahoo defeated #16 Clarkson/Leigh, 77-50

At Ashland-Greenwood: #2 Ashland-Greenwood defeated #15 Minden (wild), 71-32

At Ogallala (Prairie View School): #3 Kearney Catholic defeated #14 Chadron (wild), 77-37

At Omaha Concordia: #4 Omaha Concordia defeated #13 Wood River, 63-27

At Auburn: #5 Auburn defeated #12 Central City, 41-37

At Wayne: #6 Wayne defeated #11 O’Neill, 54-38

At Lexington: #7 Ogallala defeated #10 Milford, 70-60

At Broken Bow: #9 Fort Calhoun (wild) defeated #8 Gordon-Rushville (wild), 48-44


Class C2 District Finals:

At Broken Bow: #1 Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family (wild) defeated #16 Maxwell. 81-33

At Freeman: #2 Freeman defeated #15 Oakland-Craig, 54-32

At HCC: #3 Hartington Cedar Catholic defeated #14 North Central, 75-42

At GICC: #4 Grand Island Central Catholic defeated #13 Heartland, 61-41

At North Platte St. Patrick’s: #5 Doniphan-Trumbull (wild) defeated #12 Bridgeport, 60-41

At Norfolk Catholic: #6 Norfolk Catholic defeated #11 Palmyra, 56-46

At Howells-Dodge: #7 Howells-Dodge defeated #10 Cross County (wild), 63-47

At Amherst: #8 Amherst (wild) defeated #9 Hastings St. Cecilia, 62-45


Class D1 District Finals:

At Cozad: #1 North Platte St. Patrick’s defeated #16 Ansley-Litchfield, 55-39

At Kearney HS: #2 Dundy County Stratton defeated #15 Johnson-Brock (wild), 38-27

At Norfolk HS: #14 Lourdes Central Catholic defeated #3 Ainsworth (wild), 67-52

At Kearney HS: #4 Elgin Public/Pope John defeated #13 Maywood-Hayes Center (wild), 55-36

At Kearney Catholic HS: #5 Loomis defeated #12 Kenesaw (wild), 57-54

At St. Paul: #6 Burwell defeated #11 Blue Hill, 57-50

At Madison: #10 Riverside defeated #7 Walthill, 66-55

At Cozad: #9 Mead defeated #8 Leyton, 56-33


D2 District Finals:

At Wheeler Central: #1 St. Mary’s defeated #16 Spalding Academy, 74-33

At Diller-Odell: #2 Falls City Sacred Heart defeated #15 Lawrence-Nelson, 65-41

At Alliance: #3 Hyannis (wild) defeated #14 Hay Springs, 55-40

At Grand Island Central Catholic: #4 Wynot defeated #13 Paxton, 57-41

At Lexington: #12 Shelton defeated #5 Medicine Valley (wild), 59-48

At Centennial: #6 Osceola (wild) defeated #11 BDS, 61-38

At York College: #7 Parkview Christian defeated #10 Humphrey St. Francis (wild), 66-40

At Hershey: #9 Mullen defeated #8 Potter-Dix, 52-37