WICHITA, Kan.—The first Tuesday night of basketball is in the books and it was an exciting one. It's early season tournament week, so see who will play in the next round and where. Catch up on all the action you may have missed out on below.
Derby ran past Goddard in an 84-45 whitewash of the Lions. On the other side of highway 54, Eisenhower had a much better night as it beat Hutchinson 77-68. Eisenhower’s Trevon Evans dominated with 39 points. Campus jumped out to a 16-7 first-quarter lead and didn’t look back against Ark City as the Colts won 61-52. Campus’ Austin Vaden led all players with 18 points.
Andover Central dismantled Salina Central 54-37. Winfield slipped by Andale 57-54. El Dorado squeaked past Salina Sacred Heart in the Chapman Tournament with a 46-45 win.
The Owls of Garden Plain had a rough go of it against Rose Hill in a 60-41 dumper. Collegiate beat Cheney 54-38. Chaparral couldn’t run past the Hornets of Valley Center as they lost 78-61. Independent crushed Circle 73-57. Conway Springs destroyed Sterling 59-40.
Hesston got a bad roll of the dice in the Garden Plain Tournament as it met Emporia and got more than doubled up on in a 70-34 loss. Kingman picked up an early-season win with a 46-27 win over Medicine Lodge. Hillsboro took care of business against Moundridge 59-52 in a battle of ranked teams. The Teutons of Inman slid by Lyons 46-44. The Halstead Dragons caught fire in a 70-44 shellacking of Minneapolis.
Abilene demolished Rock Creek 70-47 and Concordia beat the smaller Republic County 61-51. Beloit charged past the Tigers of Clay Center 64-58. Liberal acquired a win over Guymon (Okla.) 78-46. Bennington took down Solomon 48-34. Chapman beat Rossville 45-32.