The Broken Bow girls basketball team will play in the C1-2 district championship tonight when they face Omaha Gross Catholic at Aurora High School. Broken Bow advanced to the district final by winning the C1-10 sub district title with wins over Kearney Catholic and Gothenburg. Omaha Gross advanced by claiming the C1-1 sub district championship with wins over Boys Town and Omaha Roncalli. This is Broken Bow’s fourth consecutive year playing in a district final as they look to qualify for the state tournament for the second year in a row. Broken Bow is 21-4 which marks their fourth straight year of 20 or more wins in a season. Omaha Gross is 10-12 this season but played a large majority of their schedule against Class B schools. Broken Bow girls head coach Kelly Cooksley visited with KCNI/KBBN radio about tonight’s matchup.
Tonight’s game will be broadcast on KCNI 96.3 FM and kcni1280.com. A special live video stream of tonight’s game, accompanied by the radio call, will be available on the Sandhills Express You Tube and Facebook page. Tip off is scheduled for 7 p.m.
Anselmo-Merna will play in the D2-4 girls district championship game against Parkview Christian at Hastings College. The Lady Coyotes are 18-6 this season and advanced to the district final by claiming the D2-7 sub district championship with wins over Elba and Ansley/Litchfield. AM will be looking to return to the girls state basketball tournament for the first time since 2006. The Lady Coyotes are making their third straight district final appearance. Parkview Christian is 17-8 this season and qualified for the district final as a wildcard after falling to Exeter-Milligan in the finals of the D2-2 sub district tournament. Tonight’s game will be broadcast on KBBN 95.3 FM and kbbn.com. Tip off is scheduled for 7 p.m.
Sandhills/Thedford will play for the D2-2 district title tonight when they face Humphrey St. Francis at Burwell High School. S/T started the season 3-0 but then went through a difficult stretch where they lost seven in a row and eight of their next nine. The Lady Knights got it turned around though and have won five in a row and nine of their last eleven. Sandhills/Thedford will be looking to qualify for the girls state tournament for the first time 2018. The Lady Knights won the D2-10 sub district with wins over Cody-Kilgore and Mullen. Humphrey St. Francis is 22-3 and advanced to the district final by winning the D-4 sub district title with victories over Randolph and Riverside. Tip off for tonight’s game is scheduled for 7 p.m.