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wrestler takes second at Clay Center Zane'Colson, a Rock Hills High School~athlete who wrestles with the Beloit~TrQjanS as part of a cooperative program, earned a second place finish in the Impound weight bracket at the Clay Center High School Invitational, Saturday. teami season update The, Rgck Hills Junior High School girls ; bitsketball ~team season record does n0ffefleet the progress being made by the teeth as the season has pro- gress6d," :i' . The team dropped their pre-season game- agaifist Pike Valley, Monday, Nov. 7; 30-29. They dropped their sea- son opener to Republic County at Belleyil!e, Tuesday, Nov 8, in another one point g ime, 21-20. A trip to Beloit to phiy $5= John's-Tipton, Thursday, Nov. J0, resattedin a 32-15 loss. The team lost to Thunder Ridge, 33-30,Thursday, Nov.~l 7. The junior high school team earned their first win of the season when they downed Lin- coln, atMankato, 46-12. Monday, Nov. 21. They fell to-Lakeside at Cawker City, 31-22, Thursday,~Dec. 1. They hosted St. John's-Tipton, Thursday, and lost another close game, 25-23. Jamie Harvey, head coach, is work- ing to instill the winning instinct in the team Work ethic. The team has been competitive in every contest and looks to add' more wins to their record. The Caitlyn May (3) Rock Hills, looks for someone to get open for a pass inside team is in action at Mankato today (Thursday), hosting Pike Valley. or down low. The Rock Hills Lady Grizzlies were defeated by the Smith Center Lady Redman. RHHS Lady Grizzlies look'ngi for first win Tuesday, 51-20. This was the second round game of the Thunderbird Invita- The R~)ck i-tills High School Lady tional Toumamant. The Lady Griz- Grizzlies basketball team is still in zlies faced off against the Wakefield search of their first win of the season. Bombers, Saturday, at the Cloud The teafn was downed by the Smith County Community College Center Redmen, at Smith Center, last gymnaium at Concordia in the fifth place game. Despite a mighty effort, the Lady Grizzlies fell to Wakefield 43-23. The winless Lawrence-Nelson Lady Raiders played Rock Hills, Tues- day, at Manakto. Game results were unavailable at press time. The St. John's-Tipton Blujays roll MANKATO into Mankato, Friday, to play the Lady Rock,Hills School Grizzlies. ( t u IWAY ~k, CREDIT UNION Weekly Sports Preview Monday, Dec. 19- Saturday, Dec. 24 RHHS Grizzlies take fifth at tourney The Rock Hills High School Griz- zlies basketball team took home filth place at the Thunderbird Invitational Tournament. Two early round losses relegated Rock Hills to the fihh place round. The Smith Center Redmen Th0rsday, December 15, 2016 JEWELL COUNTY RECORD 4A Dec. 19 Junior High Basketball B and C team vs. Lawrence- Nelson at Nelson, 4 p.m. Money Orders, Official Checks, Credit Life Insurance, Credit Disabil- Members of the Rock Hills boys basketball team are (back row, from left) Matt Hesting (head coach), Rylee Whelchel, Cheyenne Mohler, Jacob Spiegel, Barrett Fenner, Shannon McDonald, Keegan Wagner, Josh Sholtz (assistant coach), (front row) Austin Eilert, Tycen Higer, Drew Beam, Brady Jeffery, Dereck Gillett, (not pictured) Luke Broeckelman and Mezvah Nobi. points through the net and gathered up five rebounds. Brady Jeffery tallied able at pr,, :;s time. seven points and five rebounds. Luke Smith (:enter held a 32-24 lead at Broeckelman netted seven points and halftime. Io.k Hills chipped away at three rebounds. Drew Beam contrib- the lead anti trailed 44-39 at the end of uted four points and four rebounds. three periods. They crept within three Dereck Gillett totaled four points and points of the lead with three minutes of three rebounds. play remaining in the fourth quarter Jeffery sent 18 points through the b~t were unabale to close the gap as hoop to lead the scoring against Smith Cneter canned free throws to Wakefield. He was credited with 11 hold on for the win. rebounds. Spiegel laid in 14 points and The Wakefield Bombers proved to three rebounds. Gillett tossed in 11 be a pesl,d opponenet. The Grizzlies points and nabbved seven rebounds, opened u r" :12-7 fins quarter lead and Higer scored five points and wrestled appeared ~ have the game well in away 11 rebounds. Beam found two hand. TheBombershadotherthoughts points and three rebounds. and pressed on defense and found the Broeckelman sent two points to the net to pull into a 19-19 tie at the half- board and handled two rebounds. Aus- time intermission. Wakefield refused tin Eilert recorded a rebound. Mezvah to surrender and strayed within three Nobi and Rylee Whelchel saw court points of the Grizzl]es, 37-34 after time. three quarters. Rock Hills upped the The Grizzlies play their final game ante and went on a 15-4 run over the of 2016 when they enti:rtain the St. final eight minutes of play to secure a John's-Tipton Blujays, Friday, at 52-28 win, Mankato. The team will return to 2017 Matt Hesting, head coach of the action, Monday, Jan. 9, when they host h'izzlies, said "This was a nice win tbr the Red Cloud Warriors at Mankato. VE;: ii!:!)iiii i!i!i!!ii: :=~;:~;i~7::/