Emporia High boys rally for overtime win. Girls lose to #1 team in 6A Featured

It was a wild finish to the Emporia High boys 52-51 overtime win over Topeka High Friday night.

After trailing most of the night the Emporia High boys rallied in the 4th quarter to tie the game at 45, sending it to overtime.
In overtime, Jacob Ortega missed 2 free throws, got the rebound, and was fouled. He then made 2 free throws with 3 seconds left to give the Spartans a 4 point lead. Topeka Highs Jalen Smith made a shot from half-court and was fouled. He missed the free throw and the Spartans escaped with the 52-51 win.
Charles Snyder led Emporia High with 23 points. He scored 8 of those points in the 4th quarter and 4 in the overtime.
Coach Beau Welch says they played with a lot of heart.

With the win, the Emporia High boys reclaim the Dean Smith trophy.


The Emporia High girls were outscored by Topeka High 59-42. The Lady Spartans trailed 20-8 after the first quarter and never caught up. They did outscore Topeka High 29-27 in the 2nd half.
Coach Carolyn Dorsey said they dug themselves too deep of a hole in the first half.

Gracie Gilpin led the Lady Spartans with 16 points.

Both the Emporia High girls and boys host Manhattan Saturday.
The girls tipoff at 3:30p. Boys tipoff at 5 pm.

Both games will be broadcast on KVOE 1400AM/96.9FM.

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BROADCAST SCHEDULES

 

MONDAY

3-1

KVOE AM 1400/96.9 FM

10:05A - Monday Morning Quarterback

COUNTRY 101.7FM/KVOE-FM

 

MIX 104.9

12:10p - Hornet Talk

 

TUESDAY

3-2

KVOE AM 1400/96.9 FM

6:40p - Emporia High Girls basketball Sub-State vs Newton

KVOE-FM/ COUNTRY 101.7FM 

 

MIX 104.9

 

 

WEDNESDAY

3-3

KVOE AM 1400/96.9 FM

6:40p - Emporia High boys at Topeka Seaman - Sub-State semi-final

KVOE-FM / COUNTRY 101.7

5:10p - Emporia State men at Northwest Missouri State - MIAA Tournament 

  MIX 104.9

5:40p - Emporia State women vs Central Oklahoma- MIAA Tournament

 

THURSDAY

3-4

KVOE AM 1400/96.9 FM

6:00P - Kansas vs UTEP

KVOE-FM / COUNTRY 101.7

5:10P - Lebo vs Burlingame - Girls 1A Sub-State Semi-Final 

7:40p - Olpe vs Cair Paravel - Girls 1A Sub-State Semi-Final

MIX 104.9

 

 

FRIDAY

3-5

KVOE AM 1400/96.9 FM

6:40p - Emporia High girls Sub-State Final 

KVOE-FM-COUNTRY 101.7 

5:10p - Olpe vs Burlingame  - Boys 1A Sub-State Semi-Final 

7:40p - Lebo vs Madison - Boys 1A Sub-State Semi-Final 

MIX 104.9

TBD - Emporia State men - MIAA Semi-Final

  

SATURDAY

3-6

KVOE AM 1400/96.9 FM

8:10a - Saturday Morning Sports Talk

2:40p - Emporia High boys - Sub-State final

KVOE FM- COUNTRY 101.7

1:40P - Girls sub-state championship game at Madison

4:40P - Boys sub-state championship game at Madison

 MIX 104.9

TBD - Emporia State women - MIAA Semi-Finals

TBD - Emporia State men - MIAA Finals

 

SUNDAY

2-28

KVOE AM 1400/96.9 FM

 

KVOE FM- COUNTRY 101.7

 

 MIX 104.9