NORFOLK – A handful of high school basketball games will be carried on KTCH/KCTY this week starting with a Class C2 showdown Tuesday night.
The Wakefield girls and boys basketball program will visit Lutheran High Northeast. Girls JV action will get underway at 4 p.m., followed by JV boys competition around 5:15 p.m., girls varsity will take to the court at 6:15 p.m. and boys varsity will close out the evening around 8 p.m. in Norfolk.
Join Luke Stara on Big Red Country ‘KTCH’ 104.9 and waynedailynews.com. Girls varsity pregame show coverage will start around 6 p.m.
The Wakefield girls are 5-3 following a runner-up finish in the Shootout on the Elkhorn Wisner-Pilger Holiday Tournament. The Trojans suffered a 41-31 loss to 10-0 Ponca last week which snapped a two-game winning streak.
Lutheran High Northeast has won back-to-back and are 4-4 following a first place finish in the Stanton Tournament. The Eagles defeated Hartington-Newcastle, 51-33 and West Holt in the finals, 47-46.
The Wakefield boys are coming off winning the Shootout on the Elkhorn Wisner-Pilger Holiday Tournament and have won six straight. The Trojans are 7-1 and defeated both Ponca (45-36) and the host Wisner-Pilger (56-55) last week.
Lutheran High Northeast has won three straight and are also 7-1 and is coming off a first place finish in the Stanton Holiday Tournament. The Eagles defeated Hartington-Newcastle, 69-36 and the host Stanton, 58-54 last week.
Other games carried on air this week will be on Thursday, January 6 of Wayne High boys at Norfolk Catholic (The City ‘KTCH’ 98.9/1590 and waynedailynews.com) as well as Laurel-Concord-Coleridge doubleheader vs. Hartington Cedar Catholic (Big Red Country ‘KTCH’ 104.9 and waynedailynews.com); Friday, January 7 of Wayne High girls at Pierce (KTCH) and Wayne High doubleheader at Boone Central on Saturday, January 8 (KTCH).
Tuesday area doubleheaders:
@ Arlington: Wisner-Pilger VS Arlington
@ Bloomfield: Hartington-Newcastle VS Bloomfield
@ Homer: Randolph VS Homer
@ Lutheran High Northeast: Wakefield VS Lutheran High Northeast – Big Red Country ‘KTCH’
@ Madison: Winside VS Madison
@ Osmond: Hartington Cedar Catholic VS Osmond
@ Ponca: Crofton VS Ponca
@ Tri County Northeast: Cornerstone Christian VS Tri County Northeast
@ West Point-Beemer: Fort Calhoun VS West Point-Beemer
Tuesday area Girls:
@ Norfolk Catholic: Humphrey St. Francis VS Norfolk Catholic
@ Pierce: Boone Central VS Pierce
Tuesday area Boys:
@ Oakland-Craig: Guardian Angels Central Catholic VS Oakland-Craig