Girls
Seward 35 Fairbury 30
The Fairbury girls basketball team dropped their third consecutive game on Tuesday in an away matchup with Class B third-ranked Seward. Both squads found themselves in a defensive scrap with the score being 18-13 in the Bluejays favor heading into halftime. The Jeffs closed the gap to six points (31-25) with 2:22 left in the game but were unable to get closer. Seward’s 35-points was the lowest point total the Bluejays accumulated in a victory this season.
BDS 56 Meridian 48
Josiee Sobotka, Halle Pribyl, and Andi Kort ignited Meridian’s offensive in the first half, putting the Mustangs in prime position for an upset at home vs. Class D-2 No. 5 BDS on Tuesday. The trio scored at least seven points apiece in the first 16 minutes of play and totaled 23 of Meridian’s 24 first-half points. At halftime BDS led 26-24. Meridian got within one after the third quarter (36-36). BDS responded with their best quarter of the game in the fourth, outscoring Meridian 20-13 in the final frame.
Doniphan-Trumbull 47 Thayer Central 41
Sydney Havel’s 17 points wasn’t enough for Thayer Central to get a win on Tuesday at home in large part due to the Cardinals outscoring the Titans 11-1 in the fourth quarter. Thayer Central jumped out to a 17-11 after one quarter of play and held a 28-26 lead at halftime. The Lady Titans’ season record fell to 13-7 with the loss. Doniphan-Trumbull improved to 14-7.
Sutton 54 Wilber-Clatonia 39
The Wolverines loss moved their record to 0-19 with one game to go in the regular season. Wilber-Clatonia had efficient second and four quarters on the offensive end as they hit double digits in scoring and outscored the Mustangs 25-19 in those quarters combined. But Sutton claimed a 17-5 lead after the first quarter and outscored the Wolverines 18-9 in the third quarter. Sutton now owns a 10-11 record.


Boys
Seward 55 Fairbury 38
Even with proficient shooting from the 3-point line (7-of-14) and their sixth-best game shooting from the field in terms of field goal percentage, Fairbury was unable takedown Class B ninth-ranked Seward on the road. The Jeffs assist-to-turnover ratio hindered a good shooting night as they had nearly double the number of turnovers (15) as assists (8). Chance Amundson led Fairbury with nine points. Joe Melcher and Dalton Peterson added eight points apiece. Seward separated from the Jeffs after one quarter of play. The Bluejays had a 12-5 advantage after the first eight minutes of play. Fairbury is 2-7 in their last nine games. 
Doniphan-Trumbull 75 Thayer Central 41
Four Cardinals reached double digits in scoring during Doniphan-Trumbull’s rout of the Titans on Tuesday at home. Keithan Stafford led Doniphan-Trumbull with 19 points on 9-of-14 shooting from the field. The home team shot 51 percent from the field (30-of-59) and 41 percent from beyond the arch (9-of-22). The Cardinals improved their season-record to 14-6 while Thayer Central fell to 2-16.
Sutton 51 Wilber-Clatonia 38
For the seventh time in 20 games this season Wilber-Clatonia was unable to top the 40-point mark and for the seventh time this season the Wolverines lost. Although they were competing on their home floor, Wilber-Clatonia got out of the gates with a slow start. Class C-2 second-ranked Sutton won the first quarter 12-5, the second quarter 12-11, and the third quarter 13-8, giving them a 37-24 advantage after three quarters of play. The meeting was the first between the squads this season. Wilber-Clatonia is now 13-7 on the season and have lost seven of their last 12 outings.