The Warriors rolled to a dominating 74-59 win over Niobrara/Verdigre in their final regular season game at home on Friday night.
Neligh-Oakdale jumped out to a 15-point lead in the first quarter and never looked back.
Tyson Belitz and Alex Kerkman led the Warriors with 21 and 20 points, respectively. Others adding to the scoring column were Grant White with 16; Chris Bentley 8; Clayton Anderson 5; Damon Arehart 3 and Cole Belitz 1. Kerkman also pulled down 10 rebounds for a double-double on the night, while Bentley grabbed 9.
"It was a good win heading into subdistricts," Coach Frank Gade said. "Hopefully we can keep it rolling."
Scores by quarters:
N-O 21 20 22 11 - 74
N/V 6 19 18 16 - 59
Neligh-Oakdale, the #1 seed in C2-9 subdistricts, will begin postseason play on Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 6 p.m. They will face the winner of tonight's matchup between #4 Crofton and #5 Plainview.