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One dozen down: Flyer boys still unbeaten

One dozen down: Flyer boys still unbeaten

Humphrey St. Francis Flyers

The No. 1 Humphrey St. Francis Flyer boys rolled over two more opponents and moved to 12-0 on the season with wins Friday over Howells-Dodge and Saturday at Burwell.

St. Francis was again dominant in both, taking down Howells-Dodge 75-58 then Burwell 74-48. The Flyers have piled up 12 wins by an average of over 30 points. The closest results was a 67-66 overtime win at Fullerton on Dec. 21 in which St. Francis trailed by four entering the fourth quarter then forced overtime.

With the victories, the Flyers are one of only 12 teams left in all of Nebraska boys high school basketball that have yet to lose a game. Lincoln Pius X in Class A, Omaha Skutt and Hastings in Class B, Auburn, North Bend and Hastings Adams Central in C-1, BRLD in C-2, Osmond, North Platte St. Pat's in D-1 and Falls City Sacred Heart and Loomis in D-2 are the others.

ST. FRANCIS 75, HOWELLS-DODGE 58: The Flyers doubled up the Jaguars 20-10 in the first quarter and never trailed the rest of the way, building the lead to 13 at halftime and 18 through three quarters. Sophomore Tanner Pfeifer scored 23 while senior Tanner Pfeifer had 16 and senior post Dylan Wemhoff added 13.

ST. FRANCIS 74, BURWELL 48: HSF dumped 24 points on Burwell in the first quarter and built quarter leads of nine 18 and 21 en route to victory. Four different Flyers scored in double figures, including Trevor Pfeifer with 18, Justin Leifeld with 16 and Tanner Pfeifer and Evan Foltz with 10.


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