By C.D. DESALVO
No. 4 Tiger Women win MIAA title
The Fort Hays State University women’s basketball team won its second regular season MIAA title on Saturday after going 2-0 on the road last week with a 70-48 win over Central Oklahoma on Thursday and a 90-66 win over Northeastern State Saturday afternoon. The Tiger women have now won 10-consecutive games and will close out the regular season at home this week with games against Missouri Southern on Thursday and Pittsburg State on Saturday at Gross Memorial Coliseum. Both games can be heard on Tiger Radio (103.3 FM).
The Tiger men split their road games last week with a 69-66 win against Central Oklahoma on Thursday to clinch a spot in the MIAA tournament and a 72-62 loss to Northeastern State on Saturday. FHSU will wrap up the regular season at home at home this week with games against Missouri Southern on Thursday and Pittsburg State on Saturday at Gross Memorial Coliseum. Both games can be heard on Tiger Radio (103.3 FM).
Hays High girls split back-to-back games
The Hays High Lady Indians wrapped up the regular season with a 56-49 win over Dodge City to wrap up Western Athletic Conference play on Thursday and a 52-40 loss to the #4 team in 4A Abilene on Friday at home. Jaycee Dale led the Indians with 14 and Brooke Denning scored 10 against Abilene. Hays finishes the regular season at 13-7. The Indians will play at home as the No. 7 seed in the 5A sub-state Wednesday at 7 p.m. against Kapaun Mt. Carmel to open postseason play. You can listen to the game on 96.9 FM KFIX.
The Hays High boys dropped both games last week with losses to Dodge City and Abilene. The Indians lost the last four games of the regular season to end at 9-11. Hays will be the 12-seed in the 5A sub-state and will play Salina Central in Salina on Thursday at 7 p.m. You can listen to the game on 96.9 FM KFIX.
TMP swept by Hutchinson-Trinity Catholic
The TMP girls and boys both lost at home to end the regular season on Thursday. The Monarch girls had their eight-game win streak come to an end in the loss and ended the season at 15-5. The Lady Monarchs will play Hoisington in sub-state playoffs tonight at 7 p.m. You can listen to the game on 99 KZ Country (99.5 FM).
The TMP boys end the season at 10-11 and will take on Lyons at home Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the first round of sub-state. You can listen to the game on 99 KZ Country (99.5 FM).
The class 1A regional in Hill City took place last week. The Thunder Ridge Lady Longhorns defeated the Osborne Lady Dogs on Sunday 57-23 in the regional final. It was Thunder Ridge’s fourth win over Osborne this season. Thunder Ridge will play Otis-Bison in the first round of the WaKeeney sub-state on Thursday. Osborne will play Central Plains in the Russell sub-state Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
The Osborne Bulldog boys moved to 20-0 on the year with a 63-52 win over 6-seed Stockton in the Hill City regional championship game Sunday. Osborne will play Quinter at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Russell. Stockton will take on Central Plains in WaKeeney Friday at 7:30 p.m.
The Wichita County sub-state, featuring Ellis, Hoxie, Leoti-Wichita County, Oakley, Oberlin-Decatur Community, Plainville, Smith Center, and WaKeeney-Trego Community, will have the semi-finals and finals broadcasted on 101.9 The Bull this Thursday, Friday and Saturday.