GRAND ISAND – The Boone Central/Newman Grove girls are still alive after taking down the top-seed in their sub-district.
The Cardinals faced No. 1 seed Central City in the C1-9 Sub-District Semifinals at Northwest on Tuesday night and defeated the Bison 44-37.
Trailing 11-2 after the first quarter Boone Central/Newman Grove responded in the second period and trailed by just two points at the halftime break. The Cardinals remained hot in the third quarter and caused problems for the Bison offense with a tough zone defense and ultimately went on for the win.
Boone Central’s Tessa Hedlund lead all scorers with 15, while Baile Reigle also hit double-digits for the Cardinals with 11.
Maddie and Gabrielle Moser both posted 11 points for Central City in the losing effort.
The Cardinals face No. 2 seed St. Paul in the sub-district final on Thursday at 6:45 PM. The game will be broadcast live on NCN channel 30.1 and online at NCNSportsNow.com.
BOONE CENTRAL/NEWMAN GROVE (12-12) 2 11 16 15 44
CENTRAL CITY (15-9) 11 4 8 14 37
BCNG: Tessa Hedlund-15, Bailey Reigle-11, Jenna Kramer-6, Lauren Hedlund-6, Carsen Grape-4, Karlie Tisthammer-2
CC: Maddie Moser-11, Gabrielle Moser-11, Katy Gathje-9, Sydney Williams-2, Amy Gathje-2