Friday Hoops Preview: Central Postponed
Mike Hammett - January 31, 2014 6:15 am
It’s not quite a full Friday night of high school basketball, but most teams return to the hardwood tonight. Salina South’s boys and girls and Ell-Saline’s boys remain off.
UPDATE: Salina Central’s games against Andover have been postponed until this coming Tuesday, February 4. Game times remain the same.
Sacred Heart is home to face Hutchinson Trinity. The Knight girls have won two straight games to improve to 4-9 on the season, while Hutchinson Trinity comes in at 7-4. The Sacred Heart boys have lost back-to-back games to drop to 8-5, while Hutchinson Trinity is 5-7. Pregame coverage is at 5:50 with tip-off at 6 on Classic Hits 104.9.
Southeast of Saline visits Ellsworth in a North Central Activities Association match-up. The Trojan girls dropped three straight games in Sterling last week to drop to 7-5, while Ellsworth is 8-4. The Southeast boys finished 2-1 at Sterling and are 9-3, while Ellsworth is 3-9. Tip-off is at 6.
Ell-Saline’s girls will play for the championship at the Hilltop Hoops Classic at Barton Community College against Central Plains. The Cardinals knocked off Little River and Bennington on Monday and Tuesday respectively to reach the championship game at 9-3. Central Plains is 12-0 after pool play wins against Ness City and Arkansas City Christian. Tip-off is at 8 o’clock.