IOLA An almost electric atmosphere helped lead the Central Heights High School boys basketball team to a 53-45 road win Friday in Iola.
It was very competitive and a great atmosphere, Central Heights coach Rusty Cannady said. It was a lot of fun.
During the game, I thought our kids played extremely well as a team. This is our 17th game and it was kind of the first time really where it just felt like everything started to come together.
Drew Beckwith and Zach McAfee led a balanced Viking attack with 12 points each.
Jordan Horstick had 11 and Tanner Erhart, 10.
The Vikings 9-8) play tonight at home against Anderson County.
Central Heights (53) Beckwith, 12, McAfee, 12, Horstick, 11, Erhart, 10, Davis, 3, Burkdoll, 3, Hendron, 2.
Iola (45) Powelson, 13, Latta, 13, Coons, 8, McIntosh, 5, Ashmore, 4, Kauth, 2.
WELLSVILLE 52, PRAIRIE VIEW 48
WELLSVILLE Carter Mann and Cole Silsby scored in double figures to lead The Wellsville High School boys basketball team to a 52-48 win over Prairie View Friday in Wellsville.
Mann paced the Eagles with 21 points, while Silsby had 14.
The game was close from start to finish.
Prairie View led 24-23 at halftime. Wellsville outscored Prairie View 14-9 in the third quarter.
Prairie View (48) Barthol 6, Phelps 12, Craig 6, Spears 4, Lee 6, Miller 12, Ross 2.
Wellsville (52) Breithaupt 2, Silsby 14, Hillman 5, Kearney 1, Meyer 9, Mann 21.