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(Neb)-State Basketball Finals Wraps

By: John Axtell Posted at: 03/11/2017 11:50 PM
LINCOLN -       Gretna hit a 3-pointer with 9-seconds to go and Scottsbluff missed one at the buzzer, allowing Gretna to claim its 2nd-straight Class B boys basketball title yesterday 55-53. It's the 6th total crown for the Dragons.

       The back-and-forth battle saw Scottsbluff dominate outside and Gretna inside...as the Dragons outscored the Bearcats 36-16 in the paint.

    Trey Brown, who spent much of his childhood in Chadron, led Gretna with 21 points and 10 rebounds while teammate Zachary Imig also had a double-double with 10 points and 10 boards.

      Dru Kuxhausen, who is coming to Chadron State this fall, was high for Scottsbluff with 19 points on 5 for 8 three-pointers including the miss at the buzzer. The 26-3 Bearcats also got a double-double from Landon Walker, who had 14 points to go with 14 rebounds

     In Class A,  Norfolk had a 17-0 run in the middle of the game and led by double digits down the stretch of a 68-49 victory over Papillion-LaVista for its first state championship since 1987.
       Wahoo  Bishop Neumann won its second straight  C1 championship and 3rd in 4 years 80-57 over crosstown rival Wahoo. It was the second time in the finals in 4 years for the schools located less than 2 miles apart in a town of 4,500.

      Ponca led wire-to-wire in C-2 and beat Neligh-Oakdale 52-45 to win its first championship in 10 years

      Nebraska City Lourdes Central Catholic won its 2nd-straight state title, taking the D-1 title 47-44 over West Point Guardian Angels Central Catholic in a game with 7 ties and 7 lead changes. Guardian Angels began the season 1-5 and ends with a 16-14 record while Lourdes ends 24-5. .

      The last game of the tournament was the lowest scoring as Mullen's Luke Christen scored off an inbound pass with 6.5 seconds left for a 29-28 victory over Mead 29-28 and the D2 title, the Broncos' first state championship.

         Mead's Zachary Pickworth had two chances after Christen scored the go-ahead basket, but he had a shot blocked and missed with a desperation 3-pointer just before the buzzer.


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