Boys State Basketball highlights & results: Thursday, March 11
LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - The NSAA Boys Basketball State Tournament is underway in Lincoln. The tournament has an expanded format this year with games spanning 5 days from March 9-13.
Follow along throughout the day for highlights, results, and analysis. Watch 1011 NOW at 6 and 10 p.m. for a recap of the Boys State Tournament.
Thursday, March 11
FINAL: Parkview Christian 62, St. Mary’s 53. Parkview lead 31-14 at the half but St. Mary’s made a second half burst cutting the lead to 2. Patriots relied on Jaheim Curry with 20 points and Mark Lual with 18 and a dunk. Parkview advances to the schools first ever finals appearance.
FINAL: Falls City Sacred Heart 60, Humphrey St. Francis 49. Brogan Nachtigal scored 7 of his game-high 19 points in the fourth quarter to help Falls City Sacred Heart defeat Humphrey St. Francis in the Class D2 Semifinals. Jack Fiegner added 12 points, while Jakob Jordan contributed 11 points for the Irish. FCSH will play in the championship round for the third time over the past four years.
FINAL: Howells-Dodge 76, Burwell 45.
FINAL: Humphrey/LHF 52, North Platte St. Pat’s 39. Jason Sjuts sparked a second-half surge for Humphrey/LHF, who advances to the Class D1 championship. Sjuts scored a team-high 12 points, while going 2-for-2 beyond the 3-point arc. Teammate Jett Spier scored 10 points for the Bulldogs (22-5).
FINAL: GICC 64, Hartington Cedar Catholic 40. GICC received balance scoring in the Crusaders’ 24-point win in the Class C2 Semifinals. Four players scored in double figures, including Gil Jengmer who finished with 13 points. The Crusaders quickly made their mark at Pinnacle Bank Arena. GICC scored 18 points in the first quarter and cruised against the Trojans. Cedar Catholic was led by Tate Thoene’s 21 points.
FINAL: Yutan 49, BRLD 47. Brady Timm delivered a dramatic, game-winning shot with :02.2 left to send Yutan into the Class C2 Final. Timm, a 5-foot, 10-inch point guard, finished with 18 points. On the final possession, BRLD launched a pass to midcourt, but the play was broken up by a pair of Chieftain defenders. The Wolverines were led by Dylan Beutler’s 13 points. BRLD was seeking its third consecutive state championship.
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