Black team wins NCK All-Star Game
Salina South's Justin Stonebraker knocked down nine three-point shots on his way to scoring 31 points in Black's 115-99 victory over Gold in the NCK Boys' Basketball All-Star Game Sunday afternoon at Bryant Gymnasium.
Stonebraker was voted the Offensive MVP of the game.
Black led the game 49-45 at halftime.
Connecting on nine threes, Black poured in 66 points in the second half to 48 points for Gold.
Black had six players score in double figures in the game.
Payton Vetter, Beloit, tossed in 16 points.
Jesse Patrick, Abilene, scored 14 points.
Justice McKernan, Nemaha Valley, finished with 13 points.
Luke Eilert, St. John's Beloit, chipped in 11 points, and Sam Pahls, Beloit, added 10.
Grant Holmes, Concordia, led the way for Gold with 25 points.
Gavin Schumann, Sabetha, scored 18 points for Gold.
Payton Heinen, Axtell scored 16 points and Christian Wetter, Concordia, hit four threes in scoring 12 points.
Heinen was named the Defensive MVP.
Outscoring Black 52-36 in the second half, Gold picked up an 83-68 victory in the girls' game.
Black led the game 32-31 at halftime, but Gold used the big second half to get the win.
Brooke Peters, Salina Central, paced Gold with 18 points.
Shaelyn Martin, Salina Central, tossed in 17 points for Gold.
Emily Wood, Salina Central, finished with 14 points, and Madi Carlgren, Salina Central, added 10 points.
Martin was named the Defensive MVP.
Black was led by Tristin Wicks, Marysville, with 19 points.
Abi Degenhardt, Marysville, scored 15 points for Black.
Wicks was voted the Offensive MVP.
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