Wynot Wins Close Battle Over Falls City Sacred Heart in Class D-2

LINCOLN, NE — The  Wynot Blue Devils forced 20 turnovers and survived a late comeback attempt by the Falls City Sacred Heart Irish to capture the Class D-2 Championship with a 39-38 win.

Katelyn Heine nailed a three-pointer just before the first-half buzzer to cap off an 18-point quarter and give the Blue Devils a 25-13 lead at halftime.

They held down the Irish in the third quarter but Falls City Sacred Heart made a late push.  They outscored Wynot 17-9 in the final quarter but came up just short.  They had a chance down one point with ball underneath Wynot’s basket and 1.4 seconds left.  The shot was long and was a fraction after the buzzer.

The championship is Wynot’s seventh in program history.  The two schools have now combined for the last nine D-2 titles.

Wynot (22-6)………………………. 7 – 18 – 5 – 9… 39

Falls City Sacred Heart (25-4… 8 – 5 – 8 – 17… 38

Wynot: Karley Heimes 11, Planer 10, Heine 10, Wieseler 5, Lange 2, Kaitlyn Heimes 1

Falls City Sacred Heart: Magdanz 12, Ebel 8, Vonderschmidt 8, Witt 4, Keithley 4, Bippes 2

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