Southern Valley, Bertrand girls to play for RVL title Saturday
CAMBRIDGE -- Southern Valley and Bertrand's girls basketball teams will battle it out for the RVL Championship on Saturday.
Southern Valley beat out Southwest 58-44 in the semifinals Thursday. Bertrand downed Arapahoe 56-46 for the finals as well.
Ashley Strickland and Megan Becker led the Lady Eagles to the win with 16 points. Janae Perkins posted 12 points and Mallory Murdoch had 9. Strickland was also a leading rebounder. Murdoch led in assists and Becker had 4 steals.
Southwest's Lisa Lord totaled 14 points. Cayla Skaritka followed with 13 points. Teammates Megan Dolan and Chelsey Quigley had 6. Lord had 7 rebounds and Alisha Weaver and Quigley had 3 steals.
Kylee Troutman contributed 19 points for the Bertrand win. Courtney Barnes trailed with 11 points and Kacy Secrest had 10.
Brittany Fanning tallied the points for the Warriors with 14 points. Alisa Paulsen and Abbey Breinig followed with 9 points and Cheryl Braithwait had 8.
Arapahoe and Southwest vie for the third spot in the championship on Saturday starting at 2:30 p.m. Bertrand and Southern Valley take to the court at 6 p.m.
The boys semifinals begin at 6 p.m. tonight with Arapahoe and Southern Valley. Bertrand and Cambridge begin their play at 7:45 p.m.
Bertrand: Kylee Troutman 19, Courtney Barnes 11, Kacy Secrest 10, Abby Fastenau 3, Alexa High 2, Brittney Barnes 5, Atonna Kuck 1.
Arapahoe: Sarah Urbom 2, Alesa Paulson 9, Brittany Fanning 14, Cheryl Braithwait 8, Morgan Breinig 2, Abbey Breinig 9, Jessica Stagemeyer 2.
Southern Valley: Ashley Strickland 16, Janae Perkins 12, Megan Becker 16, Alyssa Steele 5, Mallory Murdoch 9.
Southwest: Ashley Weaver 2, Alisha Weaver 3, Cayla Skaritka 13, Lisa Lord 14, Chelsey Quigley 6, Megan Dolan 6.
starts Monday, Tuesday
The Golden Plains Activity Conference begins next week with area teams vying for the championships.
First round action begins Monday and Tuesday. The semifinals will be Thursday and the Championships on Saturday.
Maywood vs. Southwest 7:30 p.m.
Hitchcock County vs. Hayes Center 1:30 p.m.
Arapahoe vs. Monday winner 3 p.m.
Wallace vs. Dundy County 6 p.m.
Medicine Valley vs. Wauneta-Palisade 7:30 p.m.
Maywood vs. Hitchcock County 6 p.m.
Arapahoe vs. Monday Winner 3 p.m.
Southwest vs. Medicine Valley 4:30
Dundy County vs. Hayes Center 6 p.m.
Wallace vs. Wauneta-Palisade 7:30 p.m.
Wauneta-Palisade boys 96,
Medicine Valley 29
WAUNETA -- Wauneta-Palisade's boys rolled past Medicine Valley 96-29 Thursday.
Russell Ridlen led the Broncos to the win with 22 points. Trevor Ridlen followed with 18 points. Marc Klima had 17 points and Andrew Isom had 10.
Joe Warneke was the top scorer for the Raiders with 13 points. Jordan Wilcox trailed with 8 points.
Wauneta-Palisade: Russell Ridlen 22, Trevor Ridlen 18, Marc Klima 17, Andrew Isom 10, Tyler Riener 9, Taylor Dixon 8, Chad Flaig 4, James Strand 4, Daniel Gardner 2, Christopher Crowell 2.
Medicine Valley: Joe Warneke 13, Jordan Wilcox 8, Ben Wolfe 3, Jeff Gleisberg 3, Jacob Schrock 2.