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The Warriors' season got back on track with a win at home on Friday night, but the Lady Warriors came up short against Plainview.
The boys rolled to a 80-34 victory over the Pirates, improving their record to 8-2, and the girls fell 40-31. Neligh-Oakdale will host the Stuart Broncos today. The JV girls game is set to begin at 1:30 p.m.
The Lady Warriors got off to a slow start against Plainview, scoring just 4 points in the first quarter of play. They doubled that effort in the second and trailed by only 6 points at the half. A sluggish third quarter widened the margin, and their final surge wasn't enough to overcome the deficit.
Kinsley Klabenes led the team in scoring with 13, followed by Bailey Frey and Alexis Jensen with 6, Jayda Chance 4 and Rachel Higgins 2.
Girls scores by quarter:
Plainview 7 11 6 16 40
N-O 4 8 4 15 31
The opposite was true in the boys game as the Warriors came out firing on all cylinders to score 28 points in the first quarter. They continued to extend their lead each quarter to come away with an easy victory.
Tyson Belitz led the way with 27 points, followed by Grant White with 16, Chris Bentley 11, Alex Kerkman 10, Austin Rice 7, Damon Arehart 4, Nate Buck 3 and Cole Belitz 2.
Boys scores by quarter:
Plainview 10 9 9 6 34
N-O 28 19 11 22 80