Thursday, June 21, 2018
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Eagle girls 4th in state

With a 14-1 record, the Eagle girls move to No. 4 in the Omaha World-Herald Class D-2 state basketball rankings after defeating Mullen and Stapleton-McPherson County last week.

Thursday’s game at home with Mullen started out close but the Eagles blew the score open in the third period to win 49-33.

Senior Courtney Widick led Brady with 22 points and Maggie Burke, also a senior, added 15 points.

Friday’s game at Stapleton against the Cyclones was Brady’s all the way as the Eagles cruised to a 54-27 victory.

Widick again led the Eagles with 20 points including a pair of three-pointers. Freshman Josie Palmer pitched in 11 points.

The Eagles enter this week’s Sandhills Conference tournament as the No. 1 seed, earning a bye in the first round.

Brady will take on Cody-Kilgore at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at North Platte St. Pat’s. The championship will be at 6:30 p.m. Friday at St. Pat’s with the consolation prior to that at 3:30 p.m.