Area basketball teams end season at sub-districts
     2012-02-24      By Terry Gaston    news@geringcitizen.com
Morrill senior Joey Hoffman (No. 20) powers up to take a shot against Perkins County defense. The Lions came up short, with a final score of 60-35, thus ending their season. 
Boys’ C1 Roundup

GERING — In District C2-12 action at Gering High School, Dundy County-Stratton ended Bayard’s season with a 78-43 win Tuesday night in semifinal action at Gering High School.

In the other semifinal, Perkins County, the No. 4 seed, surprised top-seeded Hemingford 66-58. Perkins County had advanced from Monday’s play-in game with a 60-35 victory over No. 5 seed Morrill (4-16).

Bayard (7-14) got a game-high 17 ponits from senior Brandon Stuart and 13 from senior Kody Krantz, both of whom nailed three 3-pointers each for the Tigers.

But No. 2 seed Dundy County-Stratton prevailed thanks to 16 points from junior Joseph Rettele and 15 from junior Tyler Freeland. DC-S built a 15-11 lead after one quarter and led 35-23 at halftime and 56-33 after three periods.

Because of their southwest Nebraska locations, Dundy County-Stratton and Perkins County likely will play Thursday’s sub-district championship at a closer site than Gering. One DC-S official mentioned Chase County at Imperial as a likely site since it is equidistant from the finalist schools.


Boys’ C1-12 Roundup

ALLIANCE — No. 5 seed Mitchell entered Sub-district C1-12 play as the underdog but could not capitalize in its first-round game Monday night against Chadron at Alliance High School.

The Cardinals ended the Tigers’ season at 8-14 with a 61-47 victory. However, Chadron’s campaign ended Tuesday night in a 45-43 loss to top-seeded Kimball.

Gordon-Rushville won the other semifinal over Bridgeport, 53-47. Kimball and Gordon-Rushville, the finalists in the Western Trails Conference Tournament on Feb. 4, will play Thursday for the sub-district title.

Boys’ Class C district championship games will be Feb. 27 and Class D title games will be Feb. 28.
— By Terry Gaston

Share this story on Facebook
LOGIN or REGISTER for exclusive access to premium content

Good Morning friend!
Recently Read Sports
897Area basketball teams end season at sub-districts
1388All Points West: Dealing with Lochte monster
725Seacats make big splashes in home meet
1344WNCC softball sweeps Luna for 20th win
1299SB players hope to carry bond to Cougars
858Bulldogs’ defense fuels sweep in Shoot-Out
728Indians unable to capitalize against Wolves, fall 46-30
1489Bearcats bring winning experience, attitude
874Mitchell teams take 3rd at Alliance
1248All Points West: Dying hard is easy to do
1138Bearcats boys cross country state champions
1098Bearcats finish third at McCook
839Scottsbluff claims 2nd boys' golf state team title in 4 years
1099Scottsbluff girls edge Morrill in county battle
1232Boys upstaged at Gering Invite: Strong female finishes for Scottsbluff, Gering
1144Scottsbluff to lean on returning varsity
845Gering sees mixed results in weekend action
1219James Mendoza softball tournament a celebration of life
1200Scottsbluff tennis stacked with experience
729Rhodes resigns as Gering head football coach
Most Read Sports 2012
3930Mitchell track off to a strong start
3807Morrill baseball back in business
3213Rivals make good friends, better training partners
3000Mendoza spirit lives on in softball tournament
2932Gering wrestling builds on experience
2835Bulldogs basketball ready to run Class B gauntlet
2648Raising the bar high
2605Gering breaks two records at Chadron: Track season gets underway at Chadron Indoor Meet
2598Gering resident lives his dream
2585Kizzire and Kautz take first place
2575All Points West: Time to get tough Huskers
2486All Points West: We’ll miss 2016 seniors
2416Doing the heavy lifting
2373Basketball girls hungry for more wins
2322Cougars clench 18th straight Region IX title
2315Gering girls’ soccer team creating team first attitude
2273Beam to golf at Midland
2244Sterkel Colorado bound, inks with Rangers
2139Morrill Lions move to eight-man offers opportunity
2087Mud Volleyball has another wildly successful year
Most Read Sports 2011
3930Mitchell track off to a strong start
3807Morrill baseball back in business
3213Rivals make good friends, better training partners
3000Mendoza spirit lives on in softball tournament
2932Gering wrestling builds on experience
2835Bulldogs basketball ready to run Class B gauntlet
2648Raising the bar high
2605Gering breaks two records at Chadron: Track season gets underway at Chadron Indoor Meet
2598Gering resident lives his dream
2585Kizzire and Kautz take first place
2575All Points West: Time to get tough Huskers
2486All Points West: We’ll miss 2016 seniors
2416Doing the heavy lifting
2373Basketball girls hungry for more wins
2322Cougars clench 18th straight Region IX title
2315Gering girls’ soccer team creating team first attitude
2273Beam to golf at Midland
2244Sterkel Colorado bound, inks with Rangers
2139Morrill Lions move to eight-man offers opportunity
2087Mud Volleyball has another wildly successful year
Platte Valley Companies
Fresh Foods
Hale Multimedia LLC
Spectrum Photo
Kendell Henderson
= = = Platte Valley Companies' = = =
Sports Page

Check out the
Gering Bulldogs on