North Bend’s women and Platteview’s boys will not be in Class A and their video games have been at Nebraska on Saturday.
So why was a shot clock used within the Nebraska Prep Traditional?
Boys City boys coach Tom Krehbiel, who ranks the video games, got here up with an answer for the NSAA’s “pilot season” that restricted the 35-second shot clock to Class A house video games solely.
Each NPC recreation included an Iowa workforce. Krehbiel designated all of them as the house workforce, permitting the video games — eight of the ten Nebraska colleges — to be performed below Iowa guidelines. All lecture rooms in Missouri have a shot clock.
“Actually, we did not really feel it,” North Bend women coach Aaron Sterup mentioned. “Often we do not get to 35 seconds, however I believe there have been solely two instances the place I even needed to look as much as see the place he was. So it actually did not have an effect on us by hook or by crook, I do not suppose.”
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Sterup mentioned his squad set just a few of its remaining performs and the Tigers as soon as had 35 seconds.
“We thought worrying about it will be worse than simply going out and taking part in, so we did not speak about it.”
The most effective of the primary eight video games at Sokol Enviornment was the boys of Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln, who defeated Class B No. 2 Platteview 54-52.
The Trojans seemed on the basket twice within the remaining 5 seconds. Connor Millikan deliberately bricked the free throw — he duly missed a lane violation on the Lynx — and grabbed the rebound. After a timeout, Ezra Stewart hit the entrance of the rim on a 3 and Millikan made a 10-foot layup.
Millikan added a school-record career-high 32 factors. He is tied for sixth all-time with 2,306 factors and must be third on this week’s Trailblazer Convention event after profitable two and doubtless three video games.
He’ll go Winnebago’s David Wingett (2,332), Lindley Thompson (2,336) and reclaim Fairbury’s Bob Siegel (2,237) because the Class B profession chief. Sumner’s Ron Simmons is tied for second, and Platteview can nonetheless be overtaken supplied they maximize their video games and attain the state finals, the profession chief Invoice Holliday of Wilsonville (2,748) set 63 years in the past.
Jayden Calabro, who led the Lynx’s win with 21 factors, was the shortest participant at 5-foot-6. Creighton Bracker and Cole Arnold every had 11.
North Bend women 56, Glenwood (Iowa) 48
The three-time Class C-1 champion Tigers beat Jenna Hopp of Glenwood, South Dakota. The 5-11 junior scored 34 factors, breaking the Rams’ profession scoring report (now 1,478).
Kaitlyn Emanuel did the identical for North Bend throughout a 12-point recreation. He grew to become the Tigers’ profession chief with 1,380 factors.
“It is fairly straightforward as a coach when you do not have to take a seat there and make performs to attain factors, when you may simply inform ‘so-and-so’ they usually can put the ball within the basket. He’s,” Sterup mentioned. “On high of that, protection and rebounding. Once you put all of it collectively, it is going to be invaluable in some ways.”
Her sister Lindsey, a sophomore, scored 20 of her team-high 21 factors within the first half.
Boys City boys 67, Glenwood (Iowa) 50
The Cowboys (5-6) will head into this week’s Centennial Convention event using a three-game profitable streak towards groups with data over .500. Nyree Poteet had 21 factors, Zach Taylor had 18 factors and Malachi Washington had 11 factors.
Council Bluffs Lewis Central women 36, Omaha Westside 23
Kimora Jenkins scored 10 factors for Westside, which led 10-4 after the primary quarter. It closed within the third. Brooke Larson scored 18 factors for the Titans.
Elsewhere on a busy Saturday:
Omaha Skutt boys 89, South Sioux Metropolis 57
South Sioux (8-6) caught the eye of Skutt coach Kyle Jurgens for the primary time within the River Cities Convention finals, requiring a win over Class B No. 3 Omaha Roncalli at residence within the semifinals.
However with two starters again resulting from accidents, the Cardinals could not match the undefeated SkyHawks.
“They’re higher than what they confirmed at the moment,” Jurgens mentioned. “Clearly we centered on their guards (Anthony Earth) and their bigs (Manny Paul) and we did a reasonably good job of that.”
South Dakota State’s Jake Brack had 19 factors and 7 rebounds, whereas guard JJ Ferrin had 17 factors. Sophomore Brock Scholl scored 10 factors and his brother, Mitch, a senior, got here off the bench for 13 factors and three steals.
“There are some school groups that do not have measurement and talent,” Cardinals coach Nelson Wilson mentioned.
Omaha Skutt women 48, Omaha Duchesne 24
Peyton McCabe had 19 factors and Molly Ladwig 16 rebounds because the No. 2 SkyHawks (No. 1 in Class B) remained undefeated as they gained the River Cities event for the third yr in a row.
Like their boys, the SkyHawks women are coming off Class B this week in what could possibly be their best video games of the common season. Skutt visits Lincoln Pius Xi on Tuesday and hosts Omaha Central on Friday.
Millard North leaves
After 4 losses to New Jersey’s Bergen Catholic on Friday, the two-time Class A champion (13-3) defeated Columbia (Missouri) Tilton 64-60 within the Quincy (Illinois) Shootout.
Neal Mosser doubled his Quincy profession excessive with 25 towards Bergen and 26 towards Tilton. The junior hit seven 3s in Saturday’s recreation.
Images: North Bend Central women basketball takes on Glenwood (Iowa).