The Broken Bow girls basketball team advanced to the Southwest Conference tournament championship game with a 51-28 win over Ainsworth Friday in the semifinals. The Lady Indians led 20-12 at the half but more than doubled their first half output in the third quarter scoring 25 points to take control of the game. Broken Bow was led by Kya Scott who had a game high 21 points with 15 of those coming in the 2nd half. With those 21 points, Kya Scott set a new school career scoring record for Broken Bow girls basketball. Scott now stands at 1,105 points for her career. It breaks the previous record held by her cousin Nikki Scott who finished her career with 1,093 points. Broken Bow improves to 15-3 and will look to claim their fifth consecutive SWC tournament title when they play for the championship Saturday at North Platte Community College. Broken Bow will face Gothenburg for the title. The Lady Swedes defeated Minden in the other semifinal 52-24. The two met earlier in the season with Broken Bow winning 40-35. The game is scheduled to tip off at 6:15 p.m. and will be broadcast on KCNI 96.3 FM and on kcni1280.com.
Minden will face Ogallala for the SWC boys tournament title. Minden knocked off the top seed Ainsworth Friday 61-58 and Ogallala came back to edge McCook 73-71.
In last night’s semi-final conference win, @scott_kya had 21 points to break the all time career scoring record at BBHS, surpassing Nikki Scott’s 1,093. Kya now sits at 1,105 and counting! Congrats!! #nebpreps pic.twitter.com/JoyTL6T3oP
— Broken Bow Girls Basketball (@BOWGBB) January 29, 2022