High School Hoops Recap: 1/13

Posted at 10:36 PM, Jan 13, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-13 23:36:20-05

Friday night was a busy night in the high school ranks, highlighted by a matchup between the top two ranked teams in Class A: Millard West visiting Papillion-La Vista.  

The Monarchs got off to a hot start, taking a 41-21 lead at the half.  The Wildcats tried to make it a game in the 4th quarter, cutting the lead to just eight midway through the quarter, but Papio responded, closing out Millard West for the 72-54 win.

The Monarchs improve to 9-3 this season, while the Wildcats fall to 8-4.

Elsewhere in Class A, Westside hosted Creighton Prep.  The Warriors opened the game on a 6-0 run, but then the Junior Jays soared back, picking up the 71-57 victory.  Prep moves to 8-1 overall, while Westside drops to 2-8.

And it was another top ten tilt on the girls side of high school hoops tonight, with Omaha Northwest hosting Millard North.  It was a huge night for Huskies senior Jaden Wrightsell. She posted 30 points and 14 rebounds in Northwest's win over Millard North.

The Huskies now sit at 8-3 overall, while the Mustangs' record stands at 8-4.