WAYNE – Two area holiday basketball tournaments went final over the weekend with one to play their first of two rounds Monday and other to play their final games Tuesday.
Following a 48-38 first round win during the Randolph Tourney for the Winside girls over the host Randolph, the Wildcats (3-5) placed runner-up following a 44-18 loss to Osmond (4-4). The third place game featured Randolph (1-7) winning over Plainview (0-10), 44-30.
After defeating Winside (52-7) Friday in the first round, the Randolph (3-5) boys placed second in their own tourney after falling to Osmond (8-0), 50-35. In the consolation round Plainview (4-5) defeated Winside (1-7), 50-30.
The championship girls Madison Holiday Tourney game saw Tekamah-Herman (8-2) defeat the host Madison (4-4), 41-39. From the consolation match-up, Elgin Public/Pope John (5-4) defeated Emerson-Hubbard (1-6), 66-18.
From the boys championship contest, Tekamah-Herman (3-6) topped the host Madison (3-5), 68-61 while the consolation game saw Elgin Public/Pope John (3-6) win against Emerson-Hubbard (1-6), 58-34.
The Stanton Holiday Tournament will play now play their games Tuesday due to inclement weather.
First round girls games: O’Neill defeated Hartington-Newcastle (71-53) and Stanton defeated West Holt (36-29).
Consolation game will feature Hartington-Newcastle (2-4) vs. West Holt (3-4) at 10 a.m. and in the championship match, the host Stanton (1-7) vs. O’Neill (5-1) at 1 p.m.
First round boys games: O’Neill defeated Hartington-Newcastle (37-35) and West Holt 44, Stanton 41.
Consolation game will feature Hartington-Newcastle (2-5) vs. Stanton (1-7) at 11:30 a.m. and in the championship contest it’ll be O’Neill (2-3) vs. West Holt (5-2) at 2:30 p.m. (correction from morning sports).
Also, teams competing in the Shootout on the Elkhorn will now open their first round on Monday, December 30 after postponing Saturday games. Final games will be played on Tuesday, December 31 with both days opening at 10 a.m.
Girls division green schedule: Winnebago (4-2) vs. Wakefield-Allen (4-1) at 10 a.m. followed by Ponca (7-0) vs. Neligh-Oakdale (4-2) at noon.
Girls division white schedule: Pierce (3-3) vs. Norfolk JV at 10 a.m. followed by Lutheran High Northeast (2-4) vs. Wisner-Pilger (0-5) at noon.
Boys division green schedule: Wisner-Pilger (3-2) vs. Pierce (4-1) at 2 p.m. followed by Lutheran High Northeast (5-1) vs. Ponca (5-1) at 4 p.m.
White division boys schedule: Wakefield (4-2) vs. Norfolk JV at 2 p.m. followed by Winnebago (1-4) vs. Neligh-Oakdale (1-5) at 4 p.m.