The SEM Mustangs will host Ansley/Litchfield for a girls and boys basketball doubleheader tonight in Sumner. The SEM Lady Mustangs have put together a strong first half of the season entering tonight’s game at 7-3 with their only losses coming to Hi-Line on the road and to Elm Creek and South Loup who are a combined 20-2. The Lady Spartans started the season 0-6 but have gone 3-3 since. On the boys side, Ansley/Litchfield has won 6 of their last 7 and enters at 8-4 while SEM comes in at 5-4 on the year. The two met earlier this season as the two met in the championship game of the SEM holiday tournament. Ansley/Litchfield won that day 78-45. Tonight’s games will be broadcast on KBBN 95.3 FM with coverage to begin with the girls varsity game scheduled to tip off at 6 pm.
It will be a top ten girls battle tonight at the Indian gym in Broken Bow. The Broken Bow Lady Indians are ranked #6 in Class C1 according to the latest Omaha World Herald rankings and will host Kearney Catholic who is ranked #4. Both teams are 10-2 this season. Bow’s losses have come to Class B #2 Bennington and Class C1 #5 St. Paul while Kearney Catholic has fallen to Class C1 #2 Ogallala and to Class A #8 North Platte. Tonight’s game is scheduled to tip off at 5:30 pm and will be followed by the boys varsity game as Broken Bow (0-11) will face Kearney Catholic (8-3)
Other girls and boys area matchups tonight include:
Sandhills/Thedford vs Sandhills Valley
Burwell vs Ord
Arcadia/Loup City vs Riverside
Anselmo-Merna vs Central Valley