Broken Bow Lady Indians Advance to SWC Title Game

The Broken Bow girls basketball team advanced to the championship game of the Southwest Conference basketball tournament Friday night by holding off Ainsworth in the semifinals 53-43. Broken Bow jumped out to a quick 12-2 lead but Ainsworth fought back to tie the game at 22 and kept it close throughout. Bow was always able to answer when the Lady Bulldogs made a run and made the plays needed down the stretch to advance to their 3rd straight SWC championship game. Kya Scott led the way for the Lady Indians with a game high 13 points. Broken Bow will face Ogallala for the title Saturday. Ogallala ran past Gothenburg in the semifinals 51-29. It will be a rematch of last year’s championship game won by Broken Bow. It will also be a top five showdown as Ogallala is currently ranked #2 in Class C1 by the Omaha World Herald and Broken Bow is currently ranked #4. The tip off for the championship game is scheduled for 6:15 p.m. as Bow will attempt to win their third tournament title in a row. The game will be broadcast live on KCNI 1280 AM / 96.3 FM and kcni1280.com

Ogallala will face McCook for the SWC boys championship Saturday. Both teams were impressive in their semifinal victories. Ogallala defeated Ainsworth 80-34 and McCook defeated Minden 57-32.

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