Area teams make an appearance in this week’s OWH top ten high school boys basketball rankings. Ansley/Litchfield, Burwell, and Mullen make the top ten of their respective class. Ansley/Litchfield is ranked #5 this week in Class D1. The Spartans are off to a 9-1 start this season with their only loss coming to Loomis who is ranked #5 in Class D2 by the publication. A/L plays Amherst, who is 7-1 entering this week’s play, on Thursday and will host Twin Loup on Friday in Litchfield. Central Nebraska’s Sports Source will broadcast Friday’s girls and boys doubleheader between Twin Loup and Ansley/Litchfield on KBBN 95.3 FM. Burwell is ranked #8 this week in the Class D1 poll. The Longhorns are undefeated this season at 9-0 and are coming off one of their most impressive wins of the year knocking off Loomis last week at the Minden Holiday Tournament. Burwell hosts Ainsworth on Tuesday. The Mullen Broncos are 7-2 this season and ranked #9 in this week’s Class D2 poll. The Broncos are scheduled to play undefeated Wallace on Thursday.
Area games scheduled for Tuesday 1/5 (girls and boys)
Broken Bow at McCook
South Loup vs Hershey
Twin Loup vs CWC
Anselmo-Merna vs North Platte St. Pat’s
Burwell vs Ainsworth
Cozad vs Ord