Morning Session Day One Results; BRLD Comes Within One-Point Of Top C1 Girls Seed

Morning Session Day One Results; BRLD Comes Within One-Point Of Top C1 Girls Seed
Courtside from the Bob Devaney Sports Center for #1 Lincoln Lutheran vs. #8 BRLD C1 first round girls game at 9 a.m. Monday.

WAYNE – Day one of the 2022 NSAA Girls and Boys State Basketball Championships of six began with some noise in the morning session as crowds packed into each location cheering on their teams.

From the Bob Devaney Sports Center in Lincoln, the Class C1 girls first round game favored #8 BRLD most of the game but #1 Lincoln Lutheran survived a first round upset with a 33-32 victory. Lincoln Lutheran took the lead with with about 51 seconds left as the Wolverines missed a shot at the buzzer.

Class C1 Lincoln Lutheran vs. BRLD scorebook.

Lincoln Lutheran improves to 23-3 while BRLD falls to 19-7. Lincoln Lutheran will face #5 Gothenburg (19-7) who defeated #4 Broken Bow (22-5), 45-43. The game will be at 9 a.m. on Wednesday from the Pinnacle Bank Arena.

Another area first round girls final in Class D2 from Lincoln Northeast High School favored #1 Falls City Sacred Heart (25-3) over #8 Wynot (15-11), 46-29. The other semifinal favored #5 Sterling (20-6) over #4 Anselmo-Merna (19-7), 50-33.

Monday 9 a.m. boys first round results: Class B boys from the Pinnacle Bank Arena favored #1 Omaha Skutt Catholic (23-1) over #8 Blair (15-10), 62-36 while #4 Platteview (21-6) defeated #5 Bennington (19-7), 60-44 and Class D1 from Lincoln North Star favored #1 North Platte St. Patrick’s (24-2) over #8 Lourdes Central Catholic (15-11), 54-49 while #5 Burwell (24-3) defeated #4 Elgin Public/Pope John (21-6), 65-58.

Area girls games on Tuesday: 

C2 (Lincoln Southeast HS): #5 Ponca (24-1) vs. #4 Crofton (22-4) at 3:15 p.m. on KTCH and #2 Guardian Angels Central Catholic (25-1) vs. #7 Oakland-Craig (18-7) at 6 p.m. both on Tuesday, March 8

D1 (Lincoln Southwest): #8 Hartington Cedar Catholic (13-15) vs. #1 Elmwood-Murdock (23-3) at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 8

Area boys games on Monday:

Class C2 (LNE): #2 Hartington Cedar Catholic (23-4) vs. #7 Norfolk Catholic (21-4) at 1:30 p.m. AND #6 Howells-Dodge (23-3) vs. #3 Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family (25-1) at 3:15 p.m. both on Monday, March 7 from Lincoln Northeast HS

Area boys games on Tuesday: 

Class D2 (LSE/LSW: #4 Wynot (23-2) vs. #5 Osceola (21-5) at 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday, March 8 from Lincoln Southeast HS

Class C1 (Devaney): #6 Wayne (24-3) vs. #3 Kearney Catholic (25-1) at 3:15 p.m. on KCTY on Tuesday, March 8 from the Bob Devaney Sports Center