In what perhaps was the biggest battle on the hardwoods for the Sandy Creek girls basketball team to date this season, the Milford Lady Eagles, behind 23 points from Haley Moore, and 20 from Shelbi Bittinger to capture a 51-44 win over the Lady Cougars to win the 2012 Southern Nebraska Conference tournament.
Following a pair of tough losses to two state ranked opponents in Sutton (C-2) and Kearney Catholic (C-1), the Sandy Creek Cougars were looking for a rebound of sorts as they entered play as the sixth seed in the Southern Nebraska Conference tournament last week.
Three champions, a runner up and a third place medal helped guide the South Central Red Raiders to a fourth place finish in the highly competitive Adams Central Invitational, held Friday night.
Three champions and five runner up titlists headlined the day for the South Central wrestling team Thursday in action at the Twin Valley Conference tournament, held in Blue Hill.
The Sandy Creek girls basketball team wasted very little time to establish the tone in each of their two wins over Blue Hill and Thayer Central last week.
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