2A Sub-State Championship Ellinwood Boys vs Central Plains 3-7-15

The last game of the Class 2A Sub-State in Claflin saw the Ellinwood Eagles face off with the Central Plains Oilers.

The Oilers took control of the game from the start. Ellinwood would try to claw back, but the Central Plains defense prevented them from getting close. The Oilers won the game with a score of 62 to 26.

Central Plains will travel to Manhattan next week for the 2A State Tournament.

Below are some of the pictures I took at the game:

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2A Sub-State Championship Ellinwood Girls vs Central Plains 3-7-15

The Central Plains 2A Sub-State Girls Championship saw a rematch of a game from a week ago. In that game, Ellinwood handed Central Plains their first loss of the season. The met back up with a chance to go to State on the line.

The Ellinwood Lady Eagles jumped out to a five to nothing lead, but the Lady Oilers quickly matched that and took the lead. From there, the game stayed in Central Plains’ control with a final score of 72 to 54.

The Central Plains Lady Oilers will play in the Class 2A State Tournament in Manhattan next week.

Below are some of the pictures I took at the game:

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4A Div 1 Sub-State Buhler Boys vs Hays 3-5-15

The last Boys Semi-Final game in Hays for the 4A Division I Sub-State saw the home team Indians facing the Crusaders of Buhler.

Both teams traded leads and tied scores throughout the First Half. Hays took a one point lead into the locker room at Half. When they came back out, they took over the game and never fell below a five point difference the rest of the game as they won 60 to 53.

Hays will now face McPherson for the Sub-State Championship and a State Tournament berth.

Below are some of the pictures I took at the game:

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4A Div I Sub-State Ulysses Boys vs McPherson 3-5-15

The Hays Sub-State in Class 4A Division I started off the Boys bracket with the Ulysses Tigers facing the McPherson Bullpups.

Ulysses tied the game late in the First Quarter, but McPherson then took back control of the game as they went on for an 84 to 40 victory.

McPherson advances to play for a trip to the State Tournament on Saturday night.

Below are some of the pictures I took at the game:

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2A Sub-State Kinsley Girls vs Spearville 3-3-15

The Spearville Lady Lancers kicked of the Girls Bracket for the 2A Sub-State by hosting the Kinsley Lady Coyotes. This is a rematch from a game in February.

After trading leads early in the First Quarter, Spearville took over the lead in the game and did not give it up. Throughout the evening, Kinsley would whittle down the Lady Lancer lead. They never could get close enough to tie or take over.

Spearville won by a score of 66 to 53.

Below are some of the pictures I took at the game:

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2A Sub-State Ell-Saline Boys vs Ellinwood 3-2-15

The 2015 Boys Basketball Playoffs started with a rematch of the Ell-Saline Cardinals and the Ellinwood Eagles.

The First Half saw both teams trade the lead and no one breaking away with a one point difference come halftime. In the Second Half, Ellinwood ran away with the game and the ball as they cruised to a 59 to 37 victory.

Below are some of the pictures I took at the game:

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Kinsley Winter Royalty 2-6-15

While I was in Kinsley for the basketball games, they held the crowning of their Winter Royalty at the halftime of the Boys Varsity Basketball game.

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