March 31, 2023

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

Lexington and Broken Bow split doubleheader

LEXINGTON – The Broken Bow girls led from start to finish in their convincing win over Lexington 47-15 and the Minutemen boys used a balanced game to defeat the Indians 68-47 Tuesday night.

The Broken Bow girls used a constricting defense to force 22 Lexington turnovers and hold the Minutemaids to six total first half points. The Indians didn’t allow a point in the first quarter and had a 29-6 lead at half. Lexington would only score seven in the third quarter and two more in the fourth period. MaKinley Tobey led Broken Bow with 13 points. Gaby Staples chipped in 11 points and Janae Marten knocked in two three pointers to finish with nine points. For Lexington, Ilhan Moulid led the team with six points on two triples. With the win, Broken Bow improved to 11-5 while Lexington fell to 0-17.

The Lexington boys started slow but exploded for 22 second quarter points, built a double digit lead, forced 17 Broken Bow turnovers and never looked back in securing the win. The Minutemen scored 20 plus points in two quarters while holding the Indians to single digits in two periods. Greysen Strauss paced Lexington with 21 points, including 11 in the second quarter. Jase Carpenter chipped in 10 points off the beench and Dru Truax scored nine. In all, nine different players scored and only turned the ball over five times. Roman Schmidt found success from three point land for Broken Bow, hitting five three pointers and finishing with a team high 15 points. Coy Wardyn scored 12 points. With the win, Lexington improved to 5-13 while Broken Bow fell to 2-11 and saw their losing streak extend to five games.

Listen to the games below.