BATTLE CREEK – After both the Wayne High girls and boys basketball teams missed a week of conditioning prior to their first practices in late November, WHS began a two-game weekend with a road contest Friday night.
From Battle Creek Public Schools, the Bravettes and Braves welcomed in the Blue Devils.
The Wayne High girls secured a road victory at Battle Creek, 62-48 while the Blue Devil boys won 40-25 against the Braves.
From the girls game, Battle Creek held a 16-7 first quarter lead before Wayne High used an 18-6 second to lead 25-22 at the break. WHS then pulled away in the third quarter with a 27-7 scoring clip and Battle Creek held a 19-10 advantage in the fourth. Final again favored Wayne High 62-48.
Rubie Klausen poured in a team-high 27 points followed by Brooklyn Kruse with 16 points and six rebounds. Mikaela McManigal added nine points, Kendall Dorey scored four points while Mia Nelsen, Emily Longe and Frantzdie Barner all scored
During the boys outing, Wayne was led in scoring by Tanner Walling with 13 points while Daniel Judd poured in 10 points. Brandon Bartos also scored five points as Wayne High won the rebounding battle 35-10.
The Wayne High girls and boys will next host Ponca on Saturday, December 5 at 5:15/7 p.m. Join Sports Director, Aaron Scheffler on Big Red Country ‘KTCH’ 104.9 and waynedailynews.com with pregame show coverage set for around 5 p.m.
Area Friday girls scores:
Randolph 43, Osmond 36
Pender 68, Tekamah-Herman 26
@ Winside: Wynot VS Winside
Guardian Angels Central Catholic 68, Wisner-Pilger 39
Area Friday boys scores:
Osmond 68, Randolph 28
Tekamah-Herman 63, Pender 50
Wynot 53, Winside 11
Wisner-Pilger 65, Guardian Angels Central Catholic 39
Area Saturday games:
@ Grand Island Central Catholic: Norfolk Catholic VS Grand Island Central Catholic
@ Hartington-Newcastle: Osmond VS Hartington-Newcastle