The Broken Bow girls basketball team picked up its first win of the season Tuesday night at Amherst 39-22. The Lady Indians outscored Amherst 19-6 in the second quarter to take control of the game. Freshman Kali Staples led the way for Broken Bow with a game high 17 points. The Lady Indians will next play at Minden on Friday.
Other area girls scores:
Anselmo Merna 36 McPherson County 14
Minden 40 Lexington 25
North Platte St Pats 52 Sandhills Thedford 19
South Loup 37 Hershey 32
St Paul 57 Cozad 24
The Broken Bow boys team held on for a 56-50 win over Amherst to improve to 3-0 on the season. The Indians built a 13 point lead at one point in the 3rd quarter but saw Amherst fight back to within a point in the 4th. But solid defense and timely free throw shooting helped Broken Bow hang on to pick up the win. Paydn Borders led the way with 22 points. Josh Harvey chipped in 14 and Mason McMeen also finished in double figures with 10. The Broken Bow boys are off until they host Ainsworth on December 15.
Other area boys scores:
Anselmo Merna 72 McPherson County 10
Lexington 49 Minden 38
St. Paul 71 Cozad 68
North Platte St. Pats 47 Sandhills Thedford 46