MEAD – Elmwood-Murdock basketball teams created a successful night of conference action Thursday with two road victories over Mead.
Elmwood-Murdock girls 43, Mead 29
The Knights improved to 13-8 with the 14-point victory. Mead fell to 10-10.
Elmwood-Murdock will be the second seed in the upcoming Subdistrict C2-2 Tournament. E-M will take on third-seeded Yutan (13-9) at 7:45 p.m. Tuesday at Wahoo High School. The winner will play either Archbishop Bergan, Omaha Brownell-Talbot or Palmyra in the title game Feb. 15.
Elmwood-Murdock boys 58, Mead 36
Elmwood-Murdock and Mead engaged in a rematch one week after a close game in the East Central Nebraska Conference Tournament. The Knights produced a larger victory in Thursday’s contest by going on several second-half scoring sprees. The team posted the final nine points of the third quarter to take a 39-23 edge. E-M maintained its double-digit lead throughout the last eight minutes.
Wes Dreamer finished with 22 points, ten rebounds, two assists, one steal and one block. Carter Bornemeier boosted E-M with 13 points, three boards and two assists, and Zach Rust ended the evening with 11 points, seven assists, four steals and one rebound.
Nolan Langfeldt poured in four points, five assists, one rebound and one steal. Austin Meisinger tallied three points, two assists, two steals and one rebound, and Payton Frahm posted two points, five rebounds and one assist. Cole Cooper scored three points and Massimo Lojing made two rebounds, one assist and one steal.
E-M will resume its campaign Friday, Feb. 16, with a road game against Louisville. The Knights and Lions are scheduled to tip off at 7:30 p.m.
Elmwood-Murdock 7 13 19 19 – 58
Mead 8 5 10 13 – 36
Langfeldt 4, Bornemeier 13, Rust 11, Dreamer 22, Frahm 2, Meisinger 3, Cooper 3, Lojing 0, Meyer 0, Willey 0.