The Beloit boys are the 3-A Sub-State Champions after Saturday’s win over Hays-Thomas More Prep-Marion (TMP) 65-43. They will now make the trip to State competition on March 11-14 at Hutchinson Sports arena. The Trojans are the number three seed at 20-3 and will face the number six seed Seneca-Nemaha Central (17-6) on Wednesday with a 4:45 p.m. tip-off. Shown above, Beloit High School Athletic Director Kyle Beisner presents senior Lucas Mong with the 3-A boys Sub-State Championship to take to the excited team members and coaches. Photo by Sharon Sahlfeld
Jeri Dubbert courtesy photo The St. John’s/Tipton crowd explodes as a triple gives the number one seed Blujay boys (20-5) the win over Goessel 70-63 in overtime during Thursday’s 1A Sub-State action in Marysville. The Blujays will now face Frankfort (19-6) in Saturday’s championship game with a 7:30 p.m. tipoff. The Lady Jays (18-5) will face Centralia (16-8) tonight with a 6 p.m. tipoff in Marysville in hopes of advancing to Saturday’s girls championship game with a 6 p.m. tipoff.
The Beloit boys came back from a Norton Community 8-0 run in the fourth quarter to defeat the Blujays in the second round of the 3A Sub-state action on Thursday. The Trojans are now 19-3 going into the Saturday Sub-State Championship with a 7:30 p.m. tipoff as they face the number three seed Hays-Thomas More Prep-Marian 17-4) Monarchs. TMP defeated Hoisington in an exciting 69-67 contest to advance and face Beloit.
The number two seed Beloit ladies won over the Lady Broncos to open the Sub-State action on Tuesday in another close nail-biter one point 51-50 win. This was a third season matchup for the two teams as Russell ended their season at 5- 15 but not without showing they had the fight as a contender for the win after two season losses to the Trojans, 54-47 and 44- 30. Beloit (15-6) will now advance into Friday's competition to face the number three seed Norton Community (13-8) with a 7:30 p.m. tipoff.
HAYS – The Beloit Trojans qualified eight wrestlers for the 3-2-1A State tournament held at the Fort Hays State University Gross Memorial Coliseum in Hays over the weekend. Beloit Junior Hunter Prochaska overpowered Eureka's Brennan Lowe in the 152 weight division for his 6-3 decision first time State Championship. He finished 29-7 as the Trojans took fourth with 75 points in Coach Andy Niemczyk's 34th season.