Neligh-Oakdale came up short in its first Niobrara Valley Conference tournament run. The Warriors lost to second-seed St. Mary's on Tuesday night in the quarterfinals.
The Cardinals defeated No. 10 Neligh-Oakdale 72-58 in O'Neill. St. Mary's advances to the semifinal on Thursday at Orchard.
This is Neligh-Oakdale's first year in the NVC due to the NENAC disbanding last year.