Area basketball scores

Bloomfield 70, CWC 20

Boone Central/Newman Grove 73, Ord 45

Broken Bow 75, Valentine 35

Creighton 78, Elkhorn Valley 48

Crofton 53, Hartington-Newcastle 44

Howells/Dodge 66, Tekamah-Herman 34

Lutheran High Northeast 41, Clarkson/Leigh 34

Neligh-Oakdale 51, Randolph 47

North Central 54, Anselmo-Merna 47

Osmond 67, Summerland 35

Stuart 64, Santee 46

Twin River 50, West Point-Beemer 48

Wakefield 55, Tri County Northeast 37

Walthill 71, Ponca 52

Wayne 99, Hartington Cedar Catholic 71

West Holt 47, Elgin Public/Pope John 44


POSTPONEMENTS AND CANCELLATIONS

Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family vs. Bancroft-Rosalie/Lyons-Decatur, ccd.

Winnebago vs. Wynot, ppd. to Jan 22nd.

In other news

HOWELLS — The No. 4 seeded Howells-Dodge boys took an early 7-0 lead after a Lance Brester layup, followed by a layup and 3-pointer by senior Jacob Tomcak. That run was enough to hold off an attempted comeback by No. 13 Mead, giving the Jaguars a 43-36 win and a trip to the state tournament.

The No. 4 seeded Howells-Dodge boys beat No. 13 Mead for the third time this season earning them a trip to state. The Jaguars started the game on a 7-0 run, and that run would be the margin they won by, 43-36. The Raiders threw almost every defense at them including a box-and-one.