Big second half lifts Black team to victory in NCK All-Star game

A 53-point second half lifted the White to a 102-93 victory over the Black in the North Central Kansas League Boys’ All-Star Basketball Game Sunday afternoon at Cloud County Community College.
The game was tied at 49-49 at halftime.
The White outscored the Black 53-44 in the second half to get the win.
Josh Burdine, Solomon, pumped in 24 points to lead the White. He was named the Most Valuable Player.
Trenton Kuhlman, Republic County, scored 18 points for the White.
Wyatt Flinn, Rock Hills, finished with 16 points for the White, and Zach Fief, Bennington, added 15 points.
Austin Budke, Beloit, led the way for the Black with 20 points.
Creighton Brinker, Nemaha Valley, scored 12 points and Alan Garcia, Concordia, had 12.
Fief was named the Defensive MVP.
In the girl’s game, the Gold defeated the Black, 90-82.
The Black led the game 39-38 at halftime.
The Gold scored 52 points in the second half to 43 for the Black to pull out the win.
Jenna Francis, Lincoln, pumped in 25 points for the Gold, and was named the MVP.
Sydney Benoit, Smith Center, scored 14 points for the Gold. She was selected as the Defensive MVP.
Kiara McCall, Republic County, had 10 points for the Gold.
Megan Holloway, Salina South, paced the Black with 18 points. Cassidy Cook, Salina South, scored 14 points and LaShae Hedstrom, Republic County, had 11 points.
The Black defeated the Gold 25-9, 25-23, 24-26, 25-22 in the North Central Kansas League All-Star Volleyball match.
Lindsey Widen, Concordia, was named the MVP.

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