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Warrior Boys Basketball

The Arapahoe Warriors traveled to McCook for the week as they played in the Cattle Trail Cartel Tournament.  They opened the tournament against Southwest on Tuesday, December 5.  They then played Dundy County-Stratton on Friday, December 8.  The Warriors finished the tournament with a game against Wauneta-Palisade on Saturday, December 9.

AHS v Southwest

Southwest had the early advantage against Arapahoe.  They scored nine points in the opening quarter while holding the Warriors to five points.  Arapahoe tied the game at halftime.  They scored 13 points in the second quarter, while the Roughriders scored another nine points.  The game was knotted-up at 18 at the break.  Arapahoe remained consistent for the remainder of the game; scoring 13 points in each of the final two quarters.  Southwest came out flat in the third quarter.  They finished with six points.  The Rough

riders could not compensate in the fourth quarter.  They scored another 10 points in the final quarter.  Arapahoe got a round one win in the tournament, 44-34.

AHS v Dundy County-Stratton

The Warriors faced Dundy County-Stratton in the second round of the tournament.  The Tigers also came into the game undefeated.  The Tigers gained control of the game in the first quarter.  They scored 15 points while holding the Warriors to nine points.  Arapahoe held pace with the Tigers better in the second quarter.  They finished with 12 points, and Dundy County-Stratton scored 14 points.  The Tigers had a 29-21 lead at th

e half.  Arapahoe started the climb back into the game in the third quarter.  They scored 15 points and held the Tigers to 12 points.  Dundy County-Stratton held a five-point lead going into the fourth quarter, 41-36.  Arapahoe and Dundy County-Stratton matched each throughout the fourth quarter.  The Warriors could not make up anymore ground to the Tigers.  Dundy County-Stratton advanced to the championship game with a 54-49 win over the Warriors.  The Tigers went on to win the tournament.

AHS v Wauneta-Palisade

Wauneta-Palisade jumped out to an early lead in the third-place game of the Cattle Trail Cartel Tournament.  The Broncos scored 13 points in the opening quarter.  Arapahoe scored eight points in the first.  The Broncos kept the Warriors at bay in the second quarter.  They outscored the Warriors 8-7 to increase their lead before the half.  Wauneta-Palisade led 21-15 at the half.  Both teams caught fire in the third quarter.   Each team scored 17 points in the third.  The Broncos kept their six-point lead going into the final quarter.  The fourth quarter belonged to the Warriors.  They erased the six-point lead as they remained shooting the ball well into the fourth quarter.  Arapahoe finished with 13 points in the final quarter.  The Broncos scored six points in the quarter.  Arapahoe completed their comeback with a 45-44 win over Wauneta-Palisade for third place in the tournament. 

See complete results in this week’s Arapahoe Public Mirror.

 

Lady Warrior Basketball

The Arapahoe Lady Warriors traveled to McCook for the week as they played in the Cattle Trail Cartel Tournament.  They opened the tournament against Hitchcock County on Tuesday, December 5.  The Lady Warriors then played Southwest on Friday, December 8.  They finished the tournament with a game against Medicine Valley on Saturday, December 9.

AHS v Hitchcock County

Hitchcock County took control of the game from the start.  They scored 15 points in each of the first two quarters of the game, while holding Arapahoe to seven points in each.  The Falcons led the Lady Warriors 30-14 at the half.  Hitchcock County scored another 10 points in the third quarter.  Arapahoe scored 10 points in the final to quarters of the game.  Hitchcock County won the first game of the tournament, 40-24.

AHS v Southwest

Arapahoe and Southwest were locked in a low scoring slugfest.  The Roughriders had a slight advantage in the first quarter, 6-4.  Arapahoe came back with the slight edge in the second quarter at 8-7.  Southwest led by one at the half 13-12.  Neither team could get a shot to fall in the third quarter.  Arapahoe scored the only points in the quarter with two; giving themselves a 14-13 lead going into the fourth quarter.  Southwest made some shots in the fourth quarter to overtake Arapahoe.  They finished with nine points in the quarter, while Arapahoe scored five points in the quarter.  Southwest won the game 22-19.

AHS v Medicine Valley

The Lady Warriors and Raiders were deadlocked in the first quarter.  Both teams scored 10 points.  Arapahoe opened up the scoring in the second quarter.  They scored 20 points in the second quarter to take control of the game.  Medicine Valley scored five points in the second.  The Lady Warriors carried a 30-15 lead into the half and never looked back.  Arapahoe scored 18 points in the second half, while Medicine Valley scored 17 points.  Arapahoe cruised to a 48-32 win for their first victory of the season.

See complete results in this week’s Arapahoe Public Mirror.

 

Warrior Wrestling

The Arapahoe High School wrestling team traveled to Southern Valley for their annual invitational on Friday, December 8.

Southern Valley Invite

The Warriors placed 14th at the Southern Valley Invitational with 49.0 team points.  South Central beat out Centura for first place with 180.0 team points.  Isaac Goshert and Skyler Warburton both placed fifth for Arapahoe at the meet.  Jackson Koller led the way with his third-place finish.

Arapahoe had their first wrestler break 10-wins this past week.  Jackson Koller went 3-2 at Southern Valley to improve to 10-4 on the season.  John Lee was 2-2 to move his record to 8-5.  Skyler Warburton was 3-2 to improve to 7-6 this year.  Detric Kasson was 1-2 and is now 6-4.  Tyler Kapperman missed the Southern Valley meet, so he remains at 6-2.  Warriors will travel to Cambridge for a meet on Saturday, December 16.

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