FAIRBURY – For several girls teams in the area, the next step to heading to Lincoln comes on Thursday night.
C1-4 AT SEWARD HIGH SCHOOL
#3 Milford pulled an upset over #2 Fillmore Central in large fashion on Tuesday, 55-38. They’ll have their hands full with #1 Malcolm on Thursday. They defeated #4 Fairbury, 53-18, on Tuesday to advance to the finals. The matchup will tip at 7 p.m.
C2-1 AT FAIRBURY HIGH SCHOOL
The matchup at Fairbury High School features the top two teams in the sub-district. #1 Diller-Odell advanced to the finals after defeating #4 HTRS, 65-51, on Tuesday. #2 Southern beat #3 Thayer Central, 42-30, on Tuesday to advance to play the Lady Griffins. Southern and Diller-Odell will play at 7 p.m. on Thursday. The game can be heard live on KWBE 1450 radio.
C2-2 AT NORRIS MIDDLE SCHOOL GYM
#3 Johnson County Central upset #2 Freeman, 49-40, in the semifinals on Tuesday. They will see #1 Elmwood-Murdock, who got a huge win over #4 Palmyra, 45-24, in their semifinal contest. The two will play at 7 p.m. on Thursday.
D1-1 AT FREEMAN HIGH SCHOOL
The top two seeds in this sub-district will meet in the finals on Thursday. #1 Lourdes Central Catholic took care of #4 Tri County, 48-27, in the semifinals. They will play #2 Johnson-Brock. The Lady Eagles defeated #3 Pawnee City by 42 to advance to the finals, 69-27. Johnson-Brock will play the Lady Knights at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
D1-2 AT TRI COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
In what could be the best finals matchup, #1 Meridian will take on #3 Friend on Thursday at 7 p.m. Meridian handled #4 Deshler, 61-40, while the Lady Bulldogs upset #2 BDS, 69-44, to see each other in the finals. The two will be heard live on Ol Red 99.5.
D2-1 AT WILBER-CLATONIA HIGH SCHOOL
It was #3 Dorchester who got a huge win in the semifinals over #2 Exeter-Milligan, 59-57, to move on to the finals on Thursday. They will have another tough task as D2 #1 Falls City Sacred Heart will see them in the finals. The Lady Irish handled #4 Lewiston, 52-27, on Tuesday. They will play at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday.