HUMPHREY — Class D-2, No. 6 Humphrey St. Francis snapped a three-game losing streak Tuesday with a 59-24 home blowout of Central Valley (8-7).
The Flyers (12-7) got a game-high 17 points from Trevor Pfeifer while Pierce Eisenmenger and Riley Jarosz added 12 points apiece.
St. Francis outscored the Cougars in every quarter, leading 16-5 after the first quarter and 31-8 at halftime. It was a 45-16 game heading into the final period.
The Flyers host Spalding Academy on Saturday.
HOOPER — Class C-1, No. 7 Logan View/Scribner-Snyder put away Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family early for a 67-35 victory Tuesday in a quarterfinal game of the East Husker Conference Tournament.
Jacob Polk scored a game-high 25 points for the Raiders on 11-for-14 shooting.
LV/S-S (16-2) quickly established a double-digit advantage, leading 18-6 after the first quarter. The Raiders continued to pull away and led 35-12 at halftime and 58-28 after three quarters.
Ashton Dohmen led the Bulldogs (11-8) with 17 points. No other player had more than five points for H/LHF.
The conference tournament continues through Saturday.
Neb. Lutheran 68,
Cross County 53
WACO — Kyle Richert torched Cross County on Tuesday, powering Nebraska Lutheran to a 68-53 home victory.
Richert scored a game-high 30 points on 9-for-16 shooting, including 4 of 6 on 3-pointers and a perfect 8 for 8 from the free-throw line to lead the Knights (11-4).
Cael Lundstrom led Cross County (8-10) with 13 points while Colton Beebe and Grant Hollinger scored 12 each.
It was a close game in the first half before Lutheran started to pull away. The Cougars led 14-13 after the first quarter, but trailed 29-27 at halftime. The Knights score 25 third-quarter points to open a 54-43 lead.
Cross County plays Saturday at High Plains.
Shelby-Rising City 55
SHELBY — Shelby-Rising City came up one basket short in its attempt to overcome a double-digit deficit in the fourth quarter of Tuesday’s 57-55 home loss to Class D-1, No. 10 Fullerton.
The Huskies (7-10) trailed 49-39 going into the fourth quarter before outscoring the Warriors 16-8 in the final period.
Austin Coffin scored a game-high 21 points for S-RC.
The teams battled to a 13-13 tie after the first quarter, but Fullerton (13-4) took control in the second period and grabbed a 32-23 lead at the break.
The Huskies host Class D-1, No. 6 Bruning-Davenport/Shickley on Friday.