Salina, KS

Now: 76 °F

Currently: Fair

Hi: 76 °F | Lo: 45 °F


Hi: 77 °F 

Lo: 45 °F


Hi: 72 °F 

Lo: 34 °F


Hi: 43 °F 

Lo: 23 °F


Hi: 50 °F 

Lo: 30 °F


Hi: 56 °F 

Lo: 32 °F

Rolling hills zoo

Ell-Saline Girls Hold off Bennington

Mike Hammett - January 29, 2014 6:25 am

The Ell-Saline girls moved into the championship game of the Hilltop Hoops Classic at Barton Community College with a 41-32 win over Bennington on Tuesday night.

Bennington led by one at halftime, 20-19. However, Ell-Saline outscored the Bulldogs 12-6 in the third quarter to lead 31-26. In the fourth quarter, Bennington cut the deficit to one at 33-32, but Ell-Saline scored the final eight points of the game to hold on.

The Cardinals were led by Paige Johnson with 14 points, while Darby Wikoff hauled in 11 rebounds.

Ell-Saline will meet a yet-to-be-determined opponent on Friday night for the tournament championship. Tip-off is scheduled for 8pm.

Gypsum Valley Outdoor Sports