STANTON – With a pair of road games next week, the Wakefield girls and boys basketball teams began the weekend with a road doubleheader.
From Stanton Community Schools, Wakefield visited Stanton Friday evening.
The Trojan girls defeated Stanton, 52-42 while the Wakefield boys won 60-51 over Stanton.
The Wakefield girls improved to 3-1 as Stanton fell to 2-2 and the Wakefield boys are now 3-1 while the Mustangs are now 1-3.
During the girls game, Wakefield took the early lead with an 18-11 first quarter and 12-7 second quarter. Score at the break favored the Trojans, 30-18. Both teams scored eight points in the third quarter as Stanton edged Wakefield in the fourth, 16-14. Final favored Wakefield over Stanton, 52-42.
Wakefield leaders were Jordan Metzler with 21 points as Aishah Valenzuela finished with 12 points. Other scoring came from Alex Arenas and Destiny Helzer each with eight points as Makenna Decker scored two points and Daveigh Munter-McAfee finished with a point.
Stanton was led in scoring by Sylvia Cunningham with 18 points.
In the boys contest, Wakefield led early thanks to a 16-6 first quarter before Stanton outscored the Trojans, 18-13 in the second. Wakefield led 29-24 at the break. The Trojans outscored the Mustangs in the third, 17-9 as Stanton kept it close in the fourth with an 18-14 fourth. Final favored Wakefield over Stanton, 60-51.
Wakefield leaders were Cade Johnson with 18 points, followed by Armando Villa with 13 points as 10 point scoring came from Hunter Schultz and Eliseo Sarmiento. Ryan Anderson also poured in nine points.
Stanton was led in scoring by Parker Krusemark with 15 points as Owen Vogel tacked on 14 points.
Wakefield will next visit Westwood, IA on Monday, December 20 before competing at Hartington-Newcastle on Tuesday, December 21. Stanton will visit Pender on Saturday, December 18.
Friday area girls scores:
Ponca 63, Tri County Northeast 18
Guardian Angels Central Catholic 68, Aquinas Catholic 12
@ Hartington Cedar Catholic: West Holt VS Hartington Cedar Catholic
@ Hartington-Newcastle: Walthill VS Hartington-Newcastle
Plainview 53, Laurel-Concord-Coleridge 44
Kearney 41, Norfolk 29
Pierce 34, Columbus Scotus 31
Wisner-Pilger 52, Wayne 47 (OT)
Creighton 63, Winside 20
Friday area boys scores:
Ponca 52, Tri County Northeast 40
Guardian Angels Central Catholic 58, Aquinas Catholic 45
Walthill 64, Hartington-Newcastle 59
Laurel-Concord-Coleridge 86, Plainview 34
Kearney 88, Norfolk 60
Norfolk Catholic 57, Boone Central 39
Pierce 39, Columbus Scotus 35
Wayne 57, Wisner-Pilger 39
Creighton 68, Winside 33
@ Guardian Angels Central Catholic: Norfolk Catholic VS Guardian Angels Central Catholic (girls)
@ Omaha Roncalli Catholic: Hartington Cedar Catholic VS Omaha Roncalli Catholic – DH
@ Lutheran High Northeast: Homer VS Lutheran High Northeast – DH
@ Norfolk: North Platte VS Norfolk – DH
@ Pender: Stanton VS Pender – DH
@ Wayne: O’Neill VS Wayne – KTCH
@ Columbus Scotus: West Point-Beemer VS Columbus Scotus – DH