BANCROFT – Following a fourth place finish during the Great Northeast Nebraska Shootout, the Wayne High girls went back to work beginning a three-game week Monday.
From Bancroft-Rosalie High School, the Blue Devil girls visited BRLD.
The host Wolverines defeated Wayne High, 70-32. BLRD improved to 7-2 while WHS dropped their third straight falling to 4-8.
BRLD jumped ahead thanks to a 24-4 opening quarter before outscoring the Blue Devils 22-12 in the second. The Wolverines led 46-16 at the break. BRLD then used a 21-12 third and 4-3 fourth to go on and secure a 70-32 home victory.
Sophomore Brooklyn Kruse paced Wayne in scoring with nine points while junior Mikaela McManigal and senior Emily Longe both added seven points. Junior Mia Nelsen scored six points as freshman Katy Jones finished with three points.
1st 2nd Half 3rd 4th Final:
4 12 16 12 4 32 – Wayne
24 22 46 21 3 70 – BRLD
The Wayne High girls will be off until Friday, January 8 when they host Pierce during parent’s night. The JV game is scheduled for 6:15 p.m. followed by the varsity contest at 7:45 p.m. Parents should be at the Wayne High School gym by 6:30 p.m. as they’ll be introduced between the JV and Varsity basketball games.
Join Aaron Bonderson on Big Red Country ‘KTCH’ 104.9 and waynedailynews.com Friday with pregame coverage set for around 7:30 p.m.
The Blue Devil boys basketball (9-2) team is off until Thursday, January 7 hosting Norfolk Catholic. The game will be carried on Big Red Country ‘KTCH’ 104.9 and waynedailynews.com with pregame coverage set for around 7:15 p.m. This Thursday will also mark the boys basketball parents night. Parents should be at the Wayne High School gym by 6:30 p.m. as they’ll be introduced between the JV and Varsity basketball games.
Both the Wayne High girls and boys will compete in a doubleheader on Saturday, January 9 hosting Boone Central.
Monday area score:
Pender 45, Wynot 33
Pender 50, Wynot 36
Tuesday area doubleheaders:
@ Cornerstone Christian: Tri County Northeast VS Cornerstone Christian
@ Crofton: Ponca VS Crofton
@ Hartington Cedar Catholic: Osmond VS Hartington Cedar Catholic
@ Randolph: Homer VS Randolph
@ Wakefield: Madison VS Wakefield
@ Wisner-Pilger: Arlington VS Wisner-Pilger