The Emporia High boys won on a last second shot 47-45 over Washburn Rural. In the girls game Rural jumped out to a big 1st quarter lead on the way to a 59-28 win over the Lady Spartans.
In the boys game Jay Wilson hit a last second shot to give the Spartans the 47-45 win. The game was tied at 7 after the first quarter. Emporia High led 18-16 at halftime and led 36-30 going to the 4th quarter. Coach Beau Welch called it a grind it out win.
Dylan Farr was the leading scorer with 13 points. Ja'Len Carter added 10 points for the Spartans who improve to 12-5 for the season and 6-4 in Centennial League play.
In the girls game Washburn Rural out scored Emporia High 19-4 in the first quarter and never looked back on the way to the 59-28 win. Coach Carolyn Dorsey said Rural was better.
Taylor Milleson was the leading scorer for Emporia High with 12 points. The Lady Spartans are now 8-9 for the season and 3-7 in the Centennial League.
The Emporia High girls and boys play at Topeka Hayden Friday night.
Centennial League scores
Topeka Hayden 61 Shawnee Heights 46 - girls
Topeka Hayden 82 Shawnee Heights 57 - boys
Topeka Seaman 57 Highland Park 43 - girls
Topeka Seaman 70 Highland Park 56 - boys
Manhattan 61 Topeka High 42 -girls
Topeka High 58 Manhattan 47 - boys
Junction City 62 Topeka West 40 - girls
Topeka West 58 Manhattan 47 - boys
Olpe 86 Northern Heights 46 -girls
Olpe 67 Northern Heights 35 - boys
Chase County 48 Hartford 44 - girls
Madison 57 Chase County 46 - boys
Hartford 54 Rural Vista 47 - girls
Rural Vista 58 Hartford 55 - OT - boys
Lyndon 53 Waverly 45 -girls
Lyndon 60 Wavelry 54 - boys
West Franklin 50 Marais des Cygnes Valley 16 -girls
West Franklin 53 Marais des Cygnes Valley 48 - boys
St. Marys 40 Osage City 33 - girls
St. Marys 65 Osage City 50 - boys
Burlingame 58 Mission Valley 42 - boys
Burlington 53 Santa Fe Trail 34 - girls
Santa Fe Trail 66 Burlington 62 -boys