Lincoln NE, - The 2018 NSAA State High School Volleyball Tournament got underway in Lincoln Nebraska yesterday afternoon and into the evening. In Class D1 a match we aired from 102.1 KZMC, #7 seed Cambridge would take on #2 seed and three time defending state champions Johnson- Brock. The Eagles would end up sweeping the Trojans 3-0 winning 25-18, 25-16, and 25-12. Cambridge would then get eliminated from the State Tournament ending the Trojans season with a record of 25-6. Cambridge Head Coach Margo Kent talks about the match in our Aquafina Post Game Show. The 2018 State Volleyball tournament continues for Classes A-D2 on Friday with Semi-Finals, and wraps up with Consolation and Championship matches on Saturday.
GILLETTE, Wyo. – The Casper College men’s basketball team downed McCook Community College Friday night, 129-99 in the first game of the Gillette State Farm Classic.
The Thunderbirds improve to 10-1 and came into the game averaging 102.3 points a game with six players scoring in double-figures led by Isaac Bonton’s 30-point performance. Casper shot 57.1 percent on the night and held the edge on the boards 48-28 and forced the Indians into 26 turnovers.
Mardrez McBride (Augusta, Ga.) led MCC offensively with 23 points and five rebounds. MCC’s top four scorers were all freshmen with Miles Black (Jonesboro, Ga.) adding 20 points, AV Banks (Portageville, Mo.) scoring 12 points (he made three of seven 3-point shots), and Anani Ikechukwu (Abuja, Nigeria) scoring 9 points
The Indians shot 51.5 percent from the field, made 10 of 25 shots from the 3-point line (40 percent) and made 21 of 31 free-throw shots (67.8 percent).
The Indians fall to 5-5 and take on the hosts Gillette Saturday at 5 p.m. (MT)
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The 2018 Cattle Trail Basketball Classic will take place December 4th, 7th, and 8th. First round games will be played at McCook Community College Graff Events Center and McCook Senior High School. All Semi-Finals and Championship games will then be played at McCook Senior High School. We will have coverage of the Semi-Finals and Championship games on Coyote Country 105.3 and online coyote105.com. View full bracket below.
VERNON, Texas, -- The McCook Community College softball team dropped a pair of games Saturday to start the season 0-4. The Lady Indians lost to Vernon College 12-7 and 20-9.
On Friday MCC fell in a pair of walk-off losses, losing to Western Texas 4-3 in the first game, and 8-7 in nine innings in the second game.
The Lady Indians are scheduled to open the home season Sunday taking on Northwest Kansas Technical School from Goodland. The doubleheader is set to begin at noon at the Jaycees Sports Complex.
GAME 1 – Vernon College 12, McCook CC 7: Leading 1-0 in the first inning on a Chanel Siebenthal (Lakewood, Colo.) single, the Lady Indians loaded the bases with one out but couldn’t capitalize and the Chaparrals took momentum of the game with four runs in the second inning, and added three in the third.
An RBI-single off the bat of Emily Charchuk (Victoria, British Columbia) in the fourth inning made it a 7-2 game but Vernon responded with a run in the bottom of the frame, and added another in the fifth to lead 9-2.
MCC stormed back in the sixth with five two-out runs. Freshman Jade Hollands, (Effingham, Kan.) led off the inning with a single and two outs later scored on a Charchuk double. MCC loaded the bases with a single by Brooklyn Jensen, (West Valley City, Utah) and a walk to Siebenthal which set up back-to-back two out singles off the bats of Sophomores Jerusha Miner (Gunnison Valley, Utah). Freshman Hannah Jensen, (Aurora, Colo.) made it a 9-7 game with a single.
The Chaparrals countered with three runs in the sixth for the final margin of victory.
MCC had 11 hits in the game with two each by Siebenthal, Serna and Charchuk.
Freshman Sarah Willier, (Ponoka, Alberta) took the loss allowing four runs, five hits and a walk in an inning and one-third. Three other pitchers saw action. Angel Valdez, (West Jordan, Utah) went two innings allowing three earned runs, Etta Van Burgsteden, (Kinistino, Saskatchewan) allowed four earned runs in two innings and Kayla Harrison (Richmond, British Columbia) pitched two-thirds scoreless innings.
GAME 2 – Vernon College 20, McCook CC 9: The Chaparrals took charge scoring seven runs in the first inning and making it a 9-0 lead in the second inning.
After MCC scored a pair of runs in the third inning, Vernon took a 13-2 lead with four more runs in the bottom of the frame. MCC scored the next seven runs with five in the fourth and two in the sixth but Vernon ended things in the sixth with seven more runs.
Sophomore Shae Muggridge, (Perth, Western Australia) took the loss for MCC allowing nine runs on six hits in two innings of work. Van Burgsteden pitched three frames and surrendered four hits and three earned runs. Valdez pitched the final frame giving up seven runs.
The Lady Indians collected 11 hits in the game led by three each from Miner -- who drove in five with a pair of doubles and a triple -- and Siebenthal who singled twice, doubled and scored two runs and drove in two. Charhuk singled twice in the game.
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