The Emporia High girls bowling team finished in 6th place and the boys in 7th place at the Centennial League tournament Wednesday. Laney Stark had the high series for the Lady Spartans with a 595 series, she finished in 6th place. Bryden Crabtree had the high series for the Emporia High boys at 574 and finished in 12th place. Shawnee Heights won the boys league title. Junction City won the girls league title.
The Emporia State mens basketball team celebrated senior night by ending a 9 game losing skid with a 68-66 win over Washburn Tuesday night.
Washburn out scored the Emporia State womens basketball team 74-59 Tuesday night as the Lady Hornets celebrated senior night.
The Emporia High boys won on a last second shot 47-45 over Washburn Rural. In the girls game Rural jumped out to a big 1st quarter lead on the way to a 59-28 win over the Lady Spartans.
In the boys game Jay Wilson hit a last second shot to give the Spartans the 47-45 win. The game was tied at 7 after the first quarter. Emporia High led 18-16 at halftime and led 36-30 going to the 4th quarter. Coach Beau Welch called it a grind it out win.
Dylan Farr was the leading scorer with 13 points. Ja'Len Carter added 10 points for the Spartans who improve to 12-5 for the season and 6-4 in Centennial League play.
In the girls game Washburn Rural out scored Emporia High 19-4 in the first quarter and never looked back on the way to the 59-28 win. Coach Carolyn Dorsey said Rural was better.
Taylor Milleson was the leading scorer for Emporia High with 12 points. The Lady Spartans are now 8-9 for the season and 3-7 in the Centennial League.
The Emporia High girls and boys play at Topeka Hayden Friday night.
Centennial League scores
Topeka Hayden 61 Shawnee Heights 46 - girls
Topeka Hayden 82 Shawnee Heights 57 - boys
Topeka Seaman 57 Highland Park 43 - girls
Topeka Seaman 70 Highland Park 56 - boys
Manhattan 61 Topeka High 42 -girls
Topeka High 58 Manhattan 47 - boys
Junction City 62 Topeka West 40 - girls
Topeka West 58 Manhattan 47 - boys
Olpe 86 Northern Heights 46 -girls
Olpe 67 Northern Heights 35 - boys
Chase County 48 Hartford 44 - girls
Madison 57 Chase County 46 - boys
Hartford 54 Rural Vista 47 - girls
Rural Vista 58 Hartford 55 - OT - boys
Lyndon 53 Waverly 45 -girls
Lyndon 60 Wavelry 54 - boys
West Franklin 50 Marais des Cygnes Valley 16 -girls
West Franklin 53 Marais des Cygnes Valley 48 - boys
St. Marys 40 Osage City 33 - girls
St. Marys 65 Osage City 50 - boys
Burlingame 58 Mission Valley 42 - boys
Burlington 53 Santa Fe Trail 34 - girls
Santa Fe Trail 66 Burlington 62 -boys
(espn/ap) Derrick Johnson's tenure with the Kansas City Chiefs is coming to an end. The franchise's career tackles leader and a four-time Pro Bowl selection, Johnson will become a free agent when his contract expires at the start of the new league year March 14. He intends to keep playing, it just won't be in the familiar red, yellow and white of the Chiefs.
The Centennial League Bowling tournament will be held Wednesday in Manhattan.