March 4, 2024

Jefferson County North Pulls Away From Meade Girls


Manhattan, Kan. (–The defending Class 2A State Champions flexed their muscles Thursday afternoon, as they would end Meade’s season with a 62-42 victory to advance to the semi-finals in Manhattan.

Meade hung tough for a majority of the game. Despite trailing, the Lady Buffaloes were down 20-12 after the first period and 29-21 at the break. The Chargers would open the game up with a 17-12 third quarter run and would cruise to the 2A semi’s with a 20-point victory. Meade closes their season at 14-9, and were led by Bailey Olivera with 15 points. Jefferson County North (22-2) finished with Jacee Kramer with 32 points, and Heather Polson added 15 points.

Jefferson County North advances to the semi-finals Friday, and will face Moundridge, who fought off Northern Heights 54-38. Smith Center advanced on with a 61-35 win over Sedan, and Sterling filled the final semi-final spot with a 63-47 victory over Republic County.

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