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After the Neligh-Oakdale girls fell to West Holt on Tuesday night, the Warrior boys ended the Huskies six-game winning streak.
West Holt downed the Lady Warriors 67-45, and the N-O boys picked up a 63-52 victory at home.
Kinsley Klabenes led the N-O girls with 25 points on the night, followed by Bailey Frey with 8; Whitney Beacom with 5; Alexis Jensen, Danae Smith and Jayda Chance with 2 each and Kaylee Chance with 1.
Girls scores by quarters:
N-O 8 13 14 10 - 45
WH 16 15 17 19 - 67
In boys action, the Warriors held a narrow lead for most of the game before rolling to an 11-point win.
Grant White led the N-O scorers with 24 points, followed by Tyson Belitz with 13; Alex Kerkman 12; and Chris Bentley and Clayton Anderson with 7 each.
Boys scores by quarters:
N-O 17 11 16 19 - 63
WH 15 9 21 7 - 52
The girls will be in action again this weekend when they take on Elgin Public/Pope John in the first round of the NVC tournament. Tip off is set for 2:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Elgin Public Gym.
Earning the top seed, the N-O boys have a bye in the first round and will face the winner of EPPJ and North Central on Tuesday, Feb. 2. The game will be played in Neligh at 6:15 p.m.