Three Panhandle Teams Set For Girls State Tourney


After all four Class A and a pair of Class B games got the Nebraska girls state basketball tournament started on Tuesday, the remainder of the games begin today.

Scottsbluff will lead off the panhandle teams in a Class B matchup with Crete at 10:15 this morning at Pinnacle Bank Arena. The Bearcats were state semifinalists a year ago.

At 12:30 Bridgeport takes on Lourdes Central Catholic of Nebraska City at Lincoln Southeast. Meanwhile at Lincoln North Star at the same time, Mullen meets Exeter-Milligan in D2.

First year participant South Platte battles Hartington Cedar Catholic at 5:15 in Class D1 and Sidney rounds out the western teams with a 5:30 showdown against Lincoln Lutheran.