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.
GLEN ELDER – Beloit Senior Jessica Meier has been named the NCKSSports.com/ Cunningham Telephone and Cable Athlete of the Week.
Brady Palen is one of the state’s most impressive and explosive athletes in Kansas. The high-flying senior is one of the top high jumpers in all of Kansas and a standout basketball player for the Beloit St. Johns/Tipton High School basketball team.
SMITH CENTER – Beloit upped their season to 14-6 after their last regular season win over Smith Center on Tuesday. The Beloit ladies are now standing at second in the team standings and will play number seven seed Minneapolis (5-15) on Tuesday with a 7 p.m. tipoff as a third showing on the season to open the 3A Sub-State action in Beloit. The Lady Lions will be prepared to comeback after their second loss to the Lady Trojans this season. Beloit defeated the Lions earlier in the season during a makeup game 44-30 and clinched the NCAA League Championship after their last week win in the 54-47 win.