Area roundup: Ness City, Northern Valley boys move on

Hays Daily News

Two years after winning a state title, the Ness City boys are back in the semifinals. 

Taylor Cable scored 22 points to lead the Eagles to a 53-41 Class 1A Division I quarterfinal victory against Stockton on Tuesday in Ness City. 

The 16-7 Eagles, 2A champions in 2019, will play South Gray (23-0) in the semis at 3 p.m. Friday at United Wireless Arena in Dodge City. 

Jose Guzman added to 10 points for Ness City, which used an 18-8 second quarter to build a lead against Stockton, which finished 10-12. 

Ethan Means led Stockton with 15 points while Troy Rogers added 10 points. 

Northern Valley tops Wheatland-Grinnell 

After starting the season 0-7, the North Valley boys continued their remarkable run by taking a 52-44 win in Tuesday's Class 1A Division II quarterfinal in Grainfield. 

Northern Valley (14-9), winners of 13 of its 15 games, will play Hanover (22-1) at 3 p.m. in the semis at Barton Community College in Great Bend. 

Wheatland/Grinnell rallied from 15 down to take a brief lead with 3:39 left, but Northern Valley put away the Thunderhawks down the stretch. 

Trego girls end season at Sterling 

The WaKeeney-Trego girls ended an outstanding season with a 57-43 loss at Sterling on Tuesday. 

The Golden Eagles finished with a 20-4 record while Sterling (22-1) advanced to face Garden Plain at 3 p.m. Friday at Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan.