WAKEFIELD – Tuesday night will feature a northeast Nebraska showdown where two towns located 10 miles from each other will meet during a basketball doubleheader.
From Wakefield Community Schools, the Trojans have been off since an opening night road split last Thursday while the Wayne High Blue Devils played back-to-back over the weekend.
Junior varsity girls competition will get underway at 4 p.m. with the boys to follow around 5:15 p.m. Varsity girls will take to the court around 6:30 p.m. followed by the boys around 7:45 p.m. in Wakefield.
Join Sports Director, Aaron Scheffler on Big Red Country ‘KTCH’ 104.9 and waynedailynews.com with pregame coverage set for around 6:15 p.m.
The Wakefield girls are 0-1 following a one-point, 54-53 road loss at Pender last Thursday. WHS split games last week at Battle Creek, winning 62-48 but falling to Ponca, 53-34 in Wayne.
The Trojan boys escaped Pender with a 53-43 road win last Thursday while the Blue Devils are off to a 2-0 start with wins at Battle Creek, 40-25 and a home 49-22 victory over Ponca.
Monday area score:
Tri County Northeast 56, Cedar Bluffs 11
Tri County Northeast 63, Cedar Bluffs 12
Tuesday area doubleheaders:
@ BRLD: Pierce VS BRLD
@ Hartington-Newcastle: Humphrey St. Francis VS Hartington-Newcastle
@ Homer: Laurel-Concord-Coleridge VS Homer
@ Pender: Winnebago VS Pender