Ansley/Litchfield and Mullen Advance to Boys Basketball District Finals

Recapping area boys sub district basketball from Thursday.  At the D1-10 sub district championship in North Platte, the top seed North Platte St. Pat’s improved to 22-2 on the season and advanced to the Class D1 district finals with a 59-37 win over Anselmo-Merna.  St. Pat’s held the Coyotes to just seven points in the first half.  AM was led by Dalton Duryea who had a team high 14 points.  Anselmo-Merna concludes the season at 15-10.

Ansley/Litchfield and SEM battled into double overtime to decide the D1-8 sub district title.  The Spartans prevailed 60-55.  Ansley/Litchfield advances to the district finals for the 2nd straight year.

Mullen defeated Hyannis for the second time this season winning the D2-10 sub district championship 47-35.  The Broncos advance to the Class D2 district finals.

Burwell advances to the Class D1 district finals as they edged Ainsworth for the D1-6 sub district title 67-65.

North Platte St. Pat’s will play Ansley/Litchfield in the D1-1 district final.  The game will be played at Cozad High School on March 1st with the tip scheduled for 7:30.  The game will be broadcast live on KBBN 95.3 FM and on  Mullen will play Potter Dix for the D2-8 district title.  The game will take place at Hershey High School on March 1st with the tip scheduled for 7 p.m. central time.  Central Nebraska’s Sports Source will present a live video stream of the game accompanied by the play by play call available on Sandhills Express Facebook and You Tube page.  Burwell will play Blue Hill in the D1-6 district championship game.  The game will take place at St. Paul High School on February 28.