LINCOLN – The girls’ State Basketball tournament wrapped up this weekend, with a State Championship for one team, a record setting run for another, and a second place finish for yet a third team from our area.
North Bend Central’s girls took home the championship in the District C1 tournament, taking down West Point-Beemer, Adams Central and finally, Lincoln Christian in the championship round. The NBC Tigers finish their season as champions.
Fremont High School’s girls had a record setting run, despite not making it to the championship round. The team made school history with the first ever win for the Tiger girls team at State when they defeated Omaha Westside in round one of the class A tournament. Despite a strong performance in the second round, the Tigers were defeated by Lincoln East.
Finally, the Bergan Lady Knights put up a strong season and a strong performance at State, defeating Maywood-Hayes Center in round one and Hartington Catholic in round two. In the championship round, Bergan took on the undefeated Pleasanton team. Hear from coach Pribnow on the challenge Pleasanton posed:
Pleasanton took home the D1 Championship undefeated. Bergan ends their season second in the district.
Coming up this week:
The Boys State Basketball tournaments begin this Thursday, March 12th, and we have two teams from the Walnut Radio listening area heading to Lincoln:
- Wahoo vs. Mount Michael- 10:45am (Airtime: 10:30am) on Mix 105.5 with Rich Ray
- Yutan vs. Ponca- 3:45pm (Airtime: 3:30pm) on Mix 105.5 with Rich Ray