Tuesday Basketball Preview: Mustangs, Cougars, Trojans Back in Action
Mike Hammett - Tue 06:50 AM 12/18/2012
Salina Central and Salina South return to the hardwood for the first time since Friday night's meeting at the Bicentennial Center.
The Mustangs will try to build off a pair of wins as they host Hutchinson. The Central girls are 3-2 and face a 1-3 Salthawk team which is coming off its first win of the year on Friday, defeating Derby. In the boys game, the 2-3 Mustangs face the 2-2 Salthawks, who lost by 45 to league power Derby on Friday. Pregame coverage is at 5:50 with tipoff at 6 on KSAL.
The Cougars are on the road in Derby. The Salina South girls hit less than 25 percent of their shots in the loss to Salina Central on Friday. Derby is 3-2 with losses to Manhattan and Hutchinson. The Salina South boys are 1-3 and face an undefeated Derby squad which has scored at least 74 points in its five games and average over 82 points per game. Pregame coverage begins at 5:50 with tip at 6 on Y 93.7.
Also tonight, Southeast of Saline hosts Ellsworth. The Trojans have been off since a week ago. The Southeast girls are 4-1 while the boys are 3-2 on the season. The Ellsworth girls are 2-4 while the boys are 1-5. Tipoff is at 6 o'clock.