Tigers clip No. 10 Silver Hawks
Hannah Kelle's layup with 32 seconds left pulled Lincoln Southwest within two points, 41-39, but Fremont salted away the 46-39 win on Friday at Lincoln Southwest.
The No. 10 Silver Hawks took a two-point lead into the half, but a 14-6 third quarter in favor of the Tigers turned the tide of the game. Nine of the Tigers' 11 points in the fourth quarter came from the free-throw line. Samantha Shepard led Fremont with 21 points.
Lincoln Lutheran 64, Wilber-Clatonia 12: Senior guard Gabby Mason led the Warriors with 18 points, doing much of her damage on drives to the basket as Lincoln Lutheran controlled the game from the start.
Norfolk 46, Lincoln North Star 32: Norfolk dominated in the first and fourth quarters, scoring 18 points in each. Kyla Moore scored 18 for the Panthers, going 12-of-16 from the free-throw line.
Lincoln Northeast 56, Kearney 38: Kaysia Woods led the Rockets with 20 points, while Kambree Rhodes added another 14 points and five blocks as the Rockets shot 9-for-19 from three-point range.
Lincoln Christian 46, Columbus Scotus 36: Tessa Chicoine scored 19 points, including an individual 8-0 run to give the Crusaders a 15-point lead in the third and fourth quarters, to help Class C-1 No. 1 Lincoln Christian gain some distance on the No. 7 Shamrocks in Columbus.
Crete 40, York 34: Sophomore Morgan Maly scored 25 points as the Cardinals topped Class B No. 6 York. Maly scored 18 of the Cardinals' final 23 points.
Norfolk 49, Lincoln North Star 40: The Gators cut the lead down to two points late in the fourth quarter, but Norfolk ended the game on a 7-0 run. The Panthers shot 8-for-11 from three point range. Matt Hagedorn scored a team high 15 points for Norfolk, and Dillon Brandt led North Star with 13 points.
Kearney 62, Lincoln Northeast 36: Kanon Koster scored 23 points and Seth Stroh added 16 for the No. 6 Bearcats. Tobin Vocasek had eight points to lead the Rockets.
Lincoln Southwest 70, Fremont 47: Collin Kohl scored 24 points in the win for the Silverhawks. A big second quarter where Lincoln Southwest outscored Fremont 25-7 helped put the game out of reach. Joquaylon Mays scored 11 of his 14 points in the second quarter. Riley Harms led the Tigers with 15 points.
Lincoln Christian 53, Columbus Scotus 40: The Crusaders led 28-27 at the half, but outscored the Shamrocks 25-13 in the second half to pull away. Justin Bubak led Christian with 15 points.
Lincoln Lutheran 54, Wilber-Clatonia 31: Zach Clausen led the Warriors with 15 points. Lincoln Lutheran caused 25 turnovers, and outrebounded Wilber-Clatonia 27-20.
York 61, Crete 38: The Class B No. 1 Dukes improved to 13-0, using a big second quarter to pull away, helped by a 13-1 run in the half's final three minutes. Garrett Snodgrass led York with 13 points, and Simon Otte added 11 off the bench.
Gene Cotter Invitational: Lincoln North Star's Jessica Gardner edged Kearney's Emma Weis 331.7-327.8 to take first place in the girls diving at Lincoln High School. Jenna Miller of North Star was third with a 276. Lincoln Northeast's Aaron Haeffner cruised to the boys title with a 392.55. Lincoln High's Isaiah Winston was second (308.95) and McCook's Syd Wier (306.75) was third.
Millard North Invitational: Led by first-place finishes from Jillian Altmaier in the 50-yard freestyle and Abbie Rouse in diving, Lincoln East claimed the girls team title with 402 points. Host Millard North was second with 319 and Lincoln Pius X was third at 306. Lincoln Southeast finished in ninth.
Pius X's Caroline Theil won the 200 individual medley in 2 minutes, 4.98 seconds, and the 100 backstroke in :57.67, while teammate Katie Stonehocker won the 100 breaststroke in 1:06.67.
The boys portion of the meet is Saturday.
Weeping Water Invitational: Joe Admiral finished fourth at 152 pounds to help lead Lincoln Lutheran to 11th place. Millard South won the team title.