Anselmo-Merna to Face Laurel Concord Coleridge for D1-3 District Title and a Trip to the State Tournament

The Anselmo-Merna Coyotes boys basketball team will face LCC (Laurel Concord Coleridge) tonight for the D1-3 district title with the winner advancing to the boys state tournament which begins March 12th in Lincoln. A-M is 15-7 on the season and have been plagued by injuries to some of their key players during the year. However, the Coyotes are getting healthy again and played some of their best basketball last week in winning the D1-10 subdistrict tournament. A-M advanced with subdistrict wins over South Loup (60-31) and Burwell (69-53). Anselmo-Merna will have a strong challenge tonight as they face Laurel Concord Coleridge who enters with a 22-5 overall record. The Bears advanced through the D1-4 district tournament with wins over Homer (66-26) and Hartington-Newcastle (73-40). Tonight’s game will be played at Boone Central High School in Albion. The game will be broadcast on KBBN 95.3 FM and on with the tip off scheduled for 7 p.m.

Other boys district finals scheduled for tonight include:
C1-1 Final
Adams Central vs O’Neill (Central Valley H.S. in Greeley)
C1-4 Final
North Bend Central vs St. Paul (Cross County H.S.)
C1-5 Final
Chase County vs Ashland-Greenwood (Minden H.S.)
C2-4 Final
Yutan vs Shelby-Rising City (Midland University)
D1-1 Final
North Platte St. Pat’s vs East Butler (Wood River H.S.)
D1-4 Final
Osmond vs McCool Junction (Central Community College in Columbus)
D1-5 Final
Paxton vs Axtell (Gothenburg H.S.)
D1-6 Final
Southern Valley vs Heartland (Kearney Catholic H.S.)
D1-7 Final
Fullerton vs West Holt (Ord H.s.)
D1-8 Final
Pleasanton vs Elm Creek (Kearney H.s.)
D2-5 Final
St. Mary’s vs Hyannis (Valentine H.s.)
D2-6 Final
Parkview Christian vs Wallace (Shelton H.S.)

Monday Scores – District Finals – Winners advance to state
Class C1
Auburn 58, Aquinas Catholic 35
GICC 64, Ainsworth 34
Kearney Catholic 39, Bishop Neumann 28

Class C2
BRLD 82, Twin River 52
Centennial 57, Dundy County-Stratton 42
Doniphan-Trumbull 48, Bridgeport 36
Suton 59, Oakland-Craig 56

Class D1
Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family 78, Elmwood-Murdock 43

Class D2
Humphrey St. Franci 64, Giltner 18
Randolph 47, Deshler 39 (OT)
Johnson-Brock 31, Mead 30