NORFOLK – After just going 2-5 before the Wayne Holiday Tournament, WHS has won now three out of their last four games following a road win at Norfolk Catholic Thursday evening.
In a boys only contest from Norfolk Catholic High School, the Knights played host to Wayne High.
It was Norfolk Catholic jumping out early in the first quarter with an 11-4 lead. But, Wayne High would answer with a 20-11 second quarter to lead 24-22 at the break and then a 12-4 third quarter. The Knights won the fourth quarter scoring, 14-13, as it was Wayne High holding on for the 49-40 victory. The Blue Devils improve to 5-6 on the season as the Knights are now 2-9 overall.
After Jack Evetovich and Mason Lee both had outstanding Holiday Tournament games, both led the way for WHS on the road. Evetovich finished with a team-high 18 points and seven rebounds followed by Lee’s 15. Lee and Beau Bowers each recorded five rebounds.
It was Kelby Schaefer leading Norfolk Catholic with 12 points as Andrew Fleecs tacked on another 11 points.
Wayne High will join their girls team for a road contest at Boone Central/Newman Grove on Saturday, January 6. Games will be played in Newman with JV girls games getting underway at 12:45 p.m., followed by boys JV at 2:15 p.m., girls Varsity at 3:45 p.m. and boys Varsity at 5:30 p.m.
Norfolk Catholic is next at Pierce also on Saturday.
Thursday area scores:
Crofton 55, Battle Creek 49
Hartington Cedar Catholic 49, Laurel-Concord-Coleridge 28
Hartington-Newcastle 58, Bloomfield 24
Wisner-Pilger 55, Madison 35
Wynot 57, Winside 16
Bob Clough first round scores: Pender 52, Homer 47; Emerson-Hubbard 43, Wakefield 40
Battle Creek 66, Crofton 45
Hartington Cedar Catholic 74, Laurel-Concord-Coleridge 67
Hartington-Newcastle 57, Bloomfield 44
Winnebago 33, Dakota Valley, SD 31
Friday area schedule:
Scheduled Games: (not yet scored)
@ Allen: Ponca VS Allen
@ Battle Creek: Norfolk Catholic VS Battle Creek
@ Tyson Event Center: South Sioux City VS Crofton
@ Creighton: Randolph VS Creighton
@ Oakland-Craig: Stanton VS Oakland-Craig
@ West Point-Beemer: Wisner-Pilger VS West Point-Beemer
@ Winnebago: Laurel-Concord-Coleridge VS Winnebago
Boys Bob Clough first round schedule: #2 Homer vs. #3 Pender followed by #1 Wakefield vs. #4 Emerson-Hubbard