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Kimball boys runner-up at SPVA tournament


Jennifer Greenwood for the Western Nebraska Observer

The Kimball High Boy's Basketball Team posed with their runner-up plaque after falling to Hershey 53-46 in the championship game of the SPVA Conference Tournament Saturday evening at the North Platte Community College Gymnasium. Kneeling left to right, Zane Anthony, Jaden Withrow (holding plaque), Brandon Barker, Jordan Greenwood, Colton Mielke. Back row, coach Bruce Tjsvold, coach Nick Kuxhausen, Edward Barnes, Corey Travis, Kyle Spicer, Izaac Reuter, Kole Bush, coach Gene Mohr.

The Kimball High boys played themselves proud in finishing second in the SPVA Conference Basketball Tournament held this past week. After a first round win over Chase County in a game played on Kimball's home court, with the Horns winning 64-56 in overtime, Kimball then won 55-49 over Perkins County in a semi final contest. With the two victories, the Horns then advanced to the championship game with Hershey and suffered their lone loss in tournament play with the Panthers winning out 55-49. The Big Red brought home the runner-up plaque to go in the Longhorn trophy case.

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