Spartan Winter Sports teams in action in MNAC Tourney
The boys basketball team entered MNAC play seaded third on East side of the bracket. With
an easy win over Stapleton, the Spartans faced the 2 nd seed South Loup Bobcats in the 2 nd round. The Spartans played
well and lead the entire game until late in the 4 th quarter. The Bobcats put on a run late in the quarter that the Spar-
tans couldn’t recover from. The Spartans lost a close hard fought battle 52-58. The Spartans found themselves out of
the tournament with the loss to South Loup. The
Spartans did get another game in with Hyannis from the West side of the
bracket. The boys were victorious with a 59-42 win. After conference play the
Spartans record was 14-3. Since conference play the Spartans have gone on to
win 4 more games including a rematch win over South Loup with a score of
60-50, and a victory over rival Arcadia-Loup City 64-36. As of February 8 th , the
boys team record is 18-3 and sitting 11 th in power points.
We want to wish the Spartans good luck with the rest of season as sub-district
play begins February 18.
Above: Christopher Paitz directing
The girls basketball team entered the MNAC Conference Basketball Tournament seaded 2 nd and getting a bye for the
first round. In the second round they faced 3 rd sead Anselmo Merna. Anselmo Merno proved too much to handle as
the Spartans fell 24-37. The loss ended their tournament run but they did get another game to play against Sandhills
Thedford from the West side of the bracket. The girls
came up short again as they lost 15-29.
The team played sub-districts on February 13th
facing Central Valley for the 3rd time. The girls fought
hard, played tough, and kept a close game until the
end. The girls came up short ending their season with
a 24-26 loss. The girls finished the season with an
overall record of 12-11. Congratulations Spartan Girls
on a fine season.
Left: Sydnee Sweley playing tough defense