Norfolk City basketball teams in action on Thursday

All six high school basketball teams opened their respective seasons yesterday.

The Norfolk High boys dropped a 65-61 decision at home to Elkhorn South.  Cameron Eisenhauer & Tyson Stelling scored 15 points a piece while Kallan Herman added eleven.  Norfolk is 0-1 and will visit Lincoln East on Saturday at 4:45.  The Norfolk girls clipped Elkhorn South in their contest 40-38.  Anden Baumann had 16 points.  The 1-0 Lady Panthers will be at Lincoln East at 3:00 on Saturday.  The Norfolk games on Saturday can be heard on Newstalk WJAG 105.9 FM & WJAG.com.

The Norfolk Catholic girls & boys split their roadtrip at Omaha Gross in games heard on Newstalk WJAG 105.9 FM on Thursday night.  The NC boys outscored Omaha Gross 85-69.  Preston Burbach had 29 points and five rebounds while teammate Ben Hammond added 16 points and four rebounds.  The 1-0 Knights will take on Grand Island Central Catholic on the road on Saturday at 1:45  The Norfolk Catholic girls dropped their contest to the Lady Cougars 55-35.  Hanna Neesen had 20 points and two steals in the loss.  The 0-1 Lady Knights will play Lincoln Lutheran at 12:00 on Saturday at Grand Island Central Catholic High School.

The Lutheran High Northeast Eagles split at Wisner/Pilger on Thursday night.  The Eagle boys fell 56-47.  Tanner Koss scored twelve points while Jaxson Kant added ten.  The Lutheran High Northeast girls defeated the Lady Gators in their game 43-28.  Chloe Spence had 13 points.  They are 1-0 to start the season.  The Eagles will host West Point Guardian Angels Central Catholic in a doubleheader on Saturday afternoon starting with the girls game at 2:30.

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