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Chase County junior Scott Wheeler slides in between a pair of Dundy County Stratton defenders as the Longhorns made a late run against DCS last week. Wheeler finished the game with 11 points and scored 24 to lead the team at Kimball Saturday. (Courtesy photo by Renae Bottom)

Senior Jack Bauerle is a rebounding machine for the Longhorns, pulling down nine rebounds against Dundy County Stratton and 12 at Kimball. (Courtesy photo by Renae Bottom)

Longhorns defeat Kimball 50-34 for second win

    Coming off a two-point loss to Dundy County Stratton (DCS) last Tuesday, the Chase County Longhorns got back in the win column with a 50-34 victory over Kimball Saturday.

Mallie McNair is up and over the hands of Dundy Co. Stratton’s defense last week, as she takes a shot from two-point range. She finished with 20 points. (Photo courtesy of Renae Bottom)

Lauren Gockley runs into some defensive pressure as she attempts a layup against Dundy Co. Stratton. (Photo courtesy of Renae Bottom)

Girls split contests with Dundy Co. Stratton, Kimball

    In their first two games of the 2018 portion of their scheduled, Chase County’s Lady Longhorns took a decisive win from Kimball, but lost to their neighbors from Dundy Co. Stratton.

Andrea Page makes a move against Beatrice’s Michaela Jones, en route to the basket. Page put up four against Beatrice in Saturday’s consolation game. (Johnson Publications photo)

She was held to just four against Beatrice, but Regan Nickless led Chase County’s scoring in the two earlier tourney games with 22 against Cheyenne South and 16 scored in the Gering game. She was also named to the all-tournament team. (Johnson Publications photo)

Girls win Cabela’s opener, drop next two

    While they finished 1-2 at last week’s Cabela’s Holiday Shoot-out Basketball tourney, Lady Longhorn Coach Mark Bottom said they gained valuable experience.

Scott Wheeler gets a shot off in the lane against Torrington’s Josh Posten. Wheeler finished the game with nine points and three steals. (Johnson Publications photo)

Parker Dillan came off the bench in the second quarter to add two key baskets to keep Longhorns tied with Torrington at half.  (Johnson Publications photo)

Longhorn boys come up empty at Cabela’s Shoot-out

    After a slow start in the opening game of the Cabela’s Shoot-out, Chase County’s Longhorns played better in their next two games but still came away without a win in three starts.

Sophie Spady was one of four Lady Longhorns in double figures after coming off the bench to score 13, including a trio of three-pointers. (Johnson Publications photo)

Madison Schuller has been a contributor offensively and defensively for the Lady Longhorns this season. Here, at Wauneta, she goes up for two against Destany Simpson. (Johnson Publications photo)

Lady Longhorns tame Wauneta-Palisade

With good, balanced scoring, Chase County tamed the Lady Broncos of Wauneta-Palisade with a 14-point win Dec. 19.

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