By The Telegram

Greeley County and South Gray's boys teams, ranked No. 1 and No. 2 in The Telegram's latest polls, won their respective Class 1A regional tournament titles on Saturday night to advance to this week's sub-state tournaments.

The Jackrabbits (21-1) toppled host Sharon Springs, 64-46, while South Gray (21-1) held off surprising Ingalls, 58-55, to win at the Rolla regional tourney.

South Gray's Lady Rebels (22-0) and the No. 1 ranked team by The Telegram, rolled past Satanta for the third time this season, 73-38, to capture its regional crown.

In the other regional title game involving area teams, Greeley County's Lady Jackrabbits fell to Weskan, 52-35, for the third time this season.

In Class 6A, Garden City's girls (12-8) will play host on Wednesday to Goddard in a semifinal contest at The Garden while the Buffaloes' boys (8-12) travel to Wichita North on Thursday for their semifinal battle. The GCHS girls were seeded fourth and the boys sixth.

Boys

Greeley County 64, Sharon Springs 46

At Sharon Springs, the Jackrabbits received 55 points from its big three of Stephen Houston (23), Isaac Wilson (17) and Jonathan Miller (15) to offset the 25 point performance of the Wildcats' Tate Andrews, 16 of which came in the second half. Greeley County connected on nine 3-pointers, five of which came from Houston and three from Wilson.

Greeley County led 16-13 after one quarter and then used a 23-9 second quarter advantage to take a 39-22 lead at intermission. Sharon Springs rallied in the third with a 19-5 run to make it 44-41 but then the Jackrabbits owned the fourth quarter with a 20-5 outburst, including 8-of-10 free throws. Calvin Schmitt scored 15 of the remaining 21 points for the Wildcats (14-8).

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SHARON SPRINGS (14-8) Kuhlman 0 0-0 0, Tade Andrews 0 0-1 0, Pletcher 0 0-0 0, Mote 2 1-4 5, Tate Andrews 11 0-0 25, Schmitt 6 4-7 16, Pearce 0 0-0 0. Totals 19 5-12 46.

GREELEY COUNTY (21-1) Miller 6 3-7 15, Splitter 0 0-0 0, Nemechek 1 0-0 2, A. Wilson 1 2-2 5, Robertson 0 0-0 0, Houston 8 2-3 23, K. Schneider 1 0-0 2, I. Wilson 5 4-4 17. Totals 22 11-16 64.

Sharon Springs 13 9 19 5 -- 46

Greeley County 16 23 5 20 -- 64

3-point goals Sharon Springs 3 (Tate Andrews 3), Greeley County 9 (A. Wilson 1, Houston 5, I. Wilson 3). Fouls Sharon Springs 13, Greeley County 15. Fouled out None.

South Gray 58, Ingalls 55

At Rolla, surprising Ingalls took a 22-17 first quarter lead against the Rebels and maintained that through the second and were on top 37-30 at halftime.

South Gray, though, sliced the deficit to one, 41-40 with a 10-4 third quarter edge. In the closely fought contest, South Gray had an 18-14 fourth quarter lead and got seven points from senior Chase Clancy to pull out the victory.

Clancy led the Rebels in scoring with 26 points, including 7-of-9 free throws and Ricky Friesen added 10. For Ingalls, 6-foot-5-inch senior center Marty Wendel topped the Bulldogs with 19 points (8-of-10 free throws) and Angel Varela followed with 14 and Landon Vanderree 13 which included three 3-pointers.

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INGALLS (14-9) Wendel 5 8-10 19, Vanderree 5 0-0 13, Brooks 2 0-1 6, Batman 0 0-0 0, Snyder 1 0-0 2, Varela 7 0-0 14, Thompson 0 1-2 1. Totals 20 9-13 55.

SOUTH GRAY (21-1) Martens 0 3-4 3, Clancy 9 7-9 26, Mosher 0 0-0 0, Love 2 1-2 5, Hendricks 4 0-0 8, Schulte 2 2-2 6, Friesen 3 3-6 10. Totals 20 16-23 58.

Ingalls 22 15 4 14 -- 55

South Gray 17 13 10 18 -- 58

3-point goals Ingalls 6 (Wendel 1, Vanderree 3, Brooks 2), South Gray 2 (Clancy 1, Friesen 1). Fouls Ingalls 20, South Gray 15. Fouled out None.

Girls

South Gray 73, Satanta 38

At Rolla, the No. 1-ranked Lady Rebels rolled past the Lady Indians for the third time this season and this was close for just the first period when Satanta stayed close at 17-13. South Gray then outscored Satanta 18-10 to take a 35-23 lead into the locker room at halftime.

Senior Baylei Zehr was the surprising leading scorer for the Lady Rebels as the 5-9 forward scored a career-high 23 points, including hitting seven 3-point shots. Brigit Hesser and Kayla Thomas provided additional scoring with 15 and 14 points. For Satanta (17-7), Kelsey Blair was the lone double-figure scorer with 12 points.

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SATANTA (17-7) Thacker 1 1-4 4, Kelsey Blair 6 0-1 12, Allee Young 0 0-0 0, Kristy Blair 2 1-2 6, Caro 2 1-2 5, Gonzalez 1 0-0 2, Aubree Young 2 1-2 5, Connor 1 2-2 4. Totals 15 6-13 38.

SOUTH GRAY (22-0) Hesser 6 2-2 15, Skidmore 3 0-1 7, K. Thomas 5 3-4 14, Unruh 0 0-0 0, Kisner 0 2-4 2, Zehr 8 0-0 23, H. Thomas 3 1-2 8, Watkins 2 0-1 4. Totals 27 8-14 73.

Satanta 13 10 9 6 -- 38

South Gray 17 18 25 13 -- 73

3-point goals Satanta 2 (Thacker, Kristy Blair 1 each), South Gray 11 (Hesser 1, Skidmore 1, K. Thomas 1, Zehr 7, H. Thomas 1). Fouls Satanta 16, South Gray 14. Fouled out Satanta (Gonzalez).

Weskan 52, Greeley County 35

At Sharon Springs, the top-seed Lady Coyotes used a strong defensive effort to stifle the Lady Jackrabbits for the third time this season.

Weskan, which lost in the 2008 Class 1A title game to South Gray, had a 13-10 lead after one quarter and 23-10 at halftime. A 12-8 edge in the third put Weskan up 35-28 and then put the game out of reach with a 17-7 fourth quarter surge.

Senior Payton Walker and sophomore Jori Mote each scored 14 points to pace the Lady Coyotes (20-2) while Hillary McKinney added 11 to the winning effort. For the Lady Jackrabbits (17-5), no player scored in double figures as Madison Moser'eight was high.

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GREELEY COUNTY (17-5) Greeson 2 0-2 5, Kelcy Crittenden 1 2-5 4, Kelli Crittenden 1 2-2 5, Bender 2 0-0 4, Robertson 1 0-0 2, Myers 3 1-2 7, Moser 3 2-3 8. Totals 13 7-14 35.

WESKAN (20-2) Mote 5 3-6 14, McKinney 5 1-1 11, Kuykendall 0 2-2 2, Hale 2 0-0 4, Young 2 2-6 7, Rehfeld 0 0-0 0, Walker 6 2-2 14. Totals 20 10-17 52.

Greeley County 10 10 8 7 -- 35

Weskan 13 10 12 17 -- 52

3-point goals Greeley County 2 (Greeson 1, Kelli Crittenden 1), Weskan 2 (Mote 1, Young 1). Fouls Greeley County 18, Weskan 18. Fouled out Greeley County (Kelli Crittenden).