BELOIT – The St. John's/ Tipton Blujays ended their season at 19-5 as Regional Champions and Sub-State Runners-Up and have placed two players on the 1-A Northern Plains All-League boys basketball First team in seniors Brandon Bates and Brady Palen. Second Team honors went to senior Braden Dameron.
BELOIT – The St. John's/ Tipton Lady Jays ended their season at 18-5 as Regional Runners-Up and have placed three players on the 1-A Northern Plains All-League girls basketball First team with junior Lauryn Dubbert. Senior Caitlin Strong earned Third Team honors and senior Tara Ellenz was Honorable Mention.
Beloit Trojan seniors, from left to right, front row: Hudson Gray, Carson Cox, Vincent Palen, Grant Arasmith and back row: Kyler Vahle, Lucas Mong, Bryce Mason, Jace Walker end their season as Sub-State Champions at 21-3 and advanced to the 3-A second round State game which was cancelled by the KSHSAA due to the risk of COVID-19 spread.
The Beloit Trojan boys would have advanced into the semi-finals of the 3A State basketball tournament after their win over Nemaha Central on Thursday in their 16th state appearance. They now end their season at 21-3 after the Kansas State High School Athletic Association announced Thursday that the 2020 KSHSAA State Basketball tournament would be cancelled due to the COVID-19 spread prevention. Beloit would have faced the number two seed Wichita Collegiate team with a 4:45 p.m. tip-off on Friday.
Beloit High School Trojan boys are the 3-A Sub-State Champions and are State bound on Wednesday. Shown are from left to right, front row: Zach Riley, Caylen Chancellor, Hudson Gray, Grant Arasmith, Vincent Palen, Carson Cox, Owen Eilert, Wyatt Broeckelman, Assistant Coach Eric Eilert. Back row: Head Coach Ryan Eilert, Assistant Coach Kyle Beisner, Jackson Rexroat, Jace Walker, Bryce Mason, Kyler Vahle, Caleb Burks, Lucas Mong, Grady Seyfert, Anthony Henke, Assistant Coach Eric Lampert.