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Wed
15
Feb

Fillies down Sandy Creek girls 43-31

Sutton first half play earns C2-9 Sub-District win Monday

The Sutton Fillies gained a little revenge Monday, Feb. 13, during first round action in the C2-9 Sub- District tournament, gaining a 43-31 win over the Sandy Creek Lady Cougars. Sandy Creek had claimed a 42-40 win over the Fillies on Jan. 26, in their only other meeting of the 2016-17 season.

Sutton used a 30-10 first half run, at Adams Central High School, to earn the 12-point win and improve to 12-11, while advancing to round two of the tournament, where they were to take on top seed Hastings St. Cecilia.

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Wed
08
Feb

SC girls gain SNC runner-up title

Coming off a 50-44 semifinal win over Heartland in the Southern Nebraska Conference tournament, the Sandy Creek Lady Cougars, in the midst of a five game winning streak, would see the momentum they had picked up over the past two weeks quickly falter as the Superior Lady Wildcats rolled to the SNC tournament champioship title with a 59- 22 win, as Sandy Creek fell to 10-10 with the loss.

Sandy Creek wouldn’t find the hoop until seven and a half minutes into the game, as Superior, behind a 13-0 first quarter run, held a 15-0 lead before the Lady Cougars finally recorded their first bucket of the game at the 6:42 mark of the second period. Superior posted a 32-10 halftime lead, then gained runs of 13-3 in the third quarter and 14-9 in the fourth quarter to gain the 37 point win and the SNC title.

 

Wed
08
Feb

Milford holds off Sutton in SNC championship game

Turnovers prove costly for Mustangs in 41-40 loss to Eagles Saturday night

 

After a huge 68-45 semifinal round win over the Fillmore Central Panthers, the Sutton Mustangs had their eyes set on tournament gold Saturday night, during action in the 2017 Southern Nebraska Conference basketball tournament held at Centennial High School in Utica.

A total of 19 turnovers, combined with 10 steals by the Milford Eagles, however, left the Mustangs on the short end for the second time in as many weeks against Milford, with the Eagles claiming their second straight SNC crown with a 41-40 win.

The loss dropped Sutton to 12-7 on the year.

 

 

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Wed
01
Feb

Lady Cougars edge Sutton 42-40 in Clay County battle

The annual Clay County clash between the Sandy Creek Lady Cougars and Sutton Fillies would see three players account for nearly 83 percent of the offense, as the Lady Cougars, behind strong second and third quarters, held off the Fillies, 42-40, as both teams finished the game with identical 8-9 records. Sandy Creek’s Addison Kuta and Kenzie Turman combined for 36 of the Lady Cougars’ 42 points, while Kailyn Wiseman tallied 32 of the Fillies’ 40 points in the loss for Sutton

 

Wed
01
Feb

Sutton downs Cougars 51-37

Thursday night’s Clay County battle between Sutton and Sandy Creek, in Southern Nebraska Conference action, proved to be a battle for both teams until the midway point of the third quarter. The Cougars led the Mustangs, 23-19, at halftime, but defensive pressure in the second half propelled the Mustangs to a 51-37 win, outscoring Sandy Creek 32- 14 in the second half, to gain the 14-point win.

 

Wed
01
Feb

Mustangs second at Warcat Invitational

Led by a first place finish from sophomore Lee Carlson, wrestling in the 113-pound class, the Sutton Mustangs fell five points short of the team title at the Warcat Invitational in Red Cloud Saturday, Jan. 28. The Thayer Central Titans came from behind to edge the Mustangs for the team title, outscoring Sutton 132.5-127.5 in the final standings. In all, Sutton gained seven individual medals in Red Cloud, with Lee Carlson claiming the lone gold medal on the day.

 

Wed
25
Jan

Fillies edge Fairbury, fall to Heartland

Another back and forth week of action on the hardwood for the Sutton girls basketball team would see the Fillies run their season record to 7-8, after gaining a 40-37 win on the road over Fairbury, before the Heartland Lady Huskies used strong second and third quarters to run past the Fillies, 57-32, this past Saturday.
 
Sutton had to hold on for the three-point win over the Lady Jeffs of Fairbury, after leading 16-6 at the end of the first quarter and 27-18 at halftime. Fairbury went on a 13-9 third quarter run and 6-4 fourth quarter edge to cut the nine-point lead down to three, as the final horn sounded, giving Sutton the three-point, 40-37 win.

Wed
25
Jan

Monster challenge

Five medalists lead Sutton wrestlers to fifth place at David City, Peterson leads Mustangs to sixth place finish at Louisville Invitational
 
The mats were a busy scene for the Sutton wrestling team this past week, facing back-to-back tournaments, both of which were challenging from top to bottom.
 
The Mustangs, behind five medalists at the David City Invitational held Friday, Jan. 20, placed fifth overall, scoring 102 team points. Class B power Gretna, ran away with the team title, outscoring Class A Millard West for the team title, 261-163.5.

Wed
18
Jan

Sutton wins Superior meet

Four individual titles, along with 11 total medalists, helped the Sutton wrestling team earn their third team title at the Superior Invitational in the past four years.

This season, just like last year, the Mustangs outlasted second place Smith Center, KS for the team title, upending the Redmen by two and a half points, 149.5-147.

Individual champions for the Mustangs included Lee Carlson (113), Anton Carlson (120), Chandler Stone (138) and Cameron Kleinschmidt (152).

Lee Carlson remained unbeaten, as the top ranked wrestler in Class C in his weight class with three pinfall wins during the meet. Carlson opened with a 39-second pin over Taylor Manchanthasouk of Red Cloud- Blue Hill, then gained a 3:24 pinfall win over Nicholas Beckman of Phillipsburg, KS, before gaining the 113-pound title with a 24 second pin over Austin Niblock, also of Phillipsburg.

 

 

Wed
18
Jan

Sutton throttles Eagles, Titans

The Sutton Mustangs found their groove this past week, picking off a pair of dominate wins to gain their fourth win in the past five games.

Sutton throttled both Wood River, 73-28, and Thayer Central, 76-38, improving to 7-5 on the year with the wins.

Thursday night’s battle at Wood River would see the Mustangs erupt for a 25-4 first quarter lead and a 53-16 halftime lead, before outscoring the Eagles 20-12 in the second half for the 45 point win.

Junior Trevor Leach, behind a 6-7 outing from three point range, scorched the Eagles for 26 points to lead the offensive onslaught. Seth George added 16 points and Devin Wagoner, 11. In all, nine Mustangs scored in the big win.

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