Boys State Basketball highlights & results: Saturday, March 13
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.
FINAL-OT: Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family 52, Howells-Dodge: 47: Jacob Sjuts scored 24 points and secured 20 rebounds in the win
FINAL: Auburn 41, Hastings Adams Central 33. Auburn completes the three-peat as the Bulldogs repeat as Class C1 champions. Maverick Binder hit two three-pointers and totaled 11 points as a freshman. Daniel Frary led the way for the Bulldogs with 14 points and nine rebounds. Cam Binder, the team’s leading scorer, did not make a shot but nailed four free throws down the stretch to seal the win for Auburn.
FINAL-OT: Beatrice 36, Elkhorn 34. Kaden Glynn hit a 3-pointer for Beatrice to send the game into overtime as the Orangemen are again on top in Class B. Beatrice, who earned the six-seed in the bracket, continued its Cinderella run all the way until the end. Devin Smith led the way for Beatrice with 11 points and Bennett Crandall added 10 points.
"I love being the underdog. You just go out there and prove people wrong. These guys are frickin' good."— Kevin Sjuts (@kevinsjuts) March 13, 2021
Beatrice, ranked 6th in the preseason polls & seeded #6 at state, finishes as the #1 team in Class B.@BeatriceHigh @clarkribble @1011_News pic.twitter.com/32iWtM1hpp
FINAL: Falls City Sacred Heart 64, Parkview Christian 47: Jack Fiegener scored a game-high 22 points and Jakob Jordan added 11 as Falls City Sacred Heart won back-to-back state championships. The Irish pulled away from fourth-seeded Parkview Christian in the second half. The Patriots, who were playing in the State Finals for the first time, were led by Jaheim Curry’s 17 points. Parkview Christian made just 5-of-25 3-point shot attempts. The Patriots were looking to become the first state champion from Lincoln since 2011.
FINAL-OT: Millard North 84, Bellevue West 78. In a game that will be talked about for years to come, Millard North got its first title in program history. Led by five-star recruit Hunter Sallis, the Mustangs finished the job this year over Chucky Hepburn and the Thunderbirds. Sallis and Hepburn each scored 25 in front of a big crowd at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
FINAL: GICC 55, Yutan, 34. To finish out Championship Saturday at PBA, the Crusaders won their first title since 2000 with the win over Yutan.
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