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Scottsbluff girls heading to Class B State Tournament

Lady Bearcats defeat Elkhorn in district finals to move into state tournament.
Scottsbluff girls basketball team defeats Elkhorn 49-37 to claim district title and trip to...
Scottsbluff girls basketball team defeats Elkhorn 49-37 to claim district title and trip to state.(NBC Nebraska Scottsbluff)
Published: Feb. 21, 2021 at 12:45 AM CST
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SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (KNEP) - The Scottsbluff girls basketball team heading back to the Class B State Girls Tournament in Lincoln. Lady Bearcats punched their tickets into the Class B field with a 49-37 win over Elkhorn on Saturday. Scottsbluff used strong defense and timely scoring to lead most of the contest only trailing a couple minutes in the second quarter.

The wins sends Scottsbluff to the state tournament for the second straight year. Last season the ladies advanced all the way to the state semi-finals before coming up short to Beatrice.

Class B District Finals (Winners clinch berth into state tournament)

District B-6 Finals

Scottsbluff 49 Elkhorn 37

District B-1 Finals

Norris 78 South Sioux City 39

District B-2 Finals

Elkhorn North 61 Hastings 60

District B-3 Finals

Crete 40 Waverly 31

District B-4 Finals

Omaha Skutt Catholic 65 Ashland-Greenwood 44

District B-5 Finals

York 57 Blair 52

District B-7 Finals

Bennington 53 Beatrice 48

District B-8 Finals

Omaha Gross Catholic 42 Northwest 38

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