Eisenhower boys and girls teams had a short-lived trip to the 5A State
tournament in Topeka.
boys, used to dominating teams in the Ark Valley Central Plains League while
building a 19-1 regular season record this year, were overwhelmed by Wichita
Heights on Wednesday. The No. 5 seed Heights Falcons tamed the No. 4 Tigers
72-56 in their first-round match.
hit 7 of 11 shots early, including a trio of 3-point baskets, to build an early
lead that the Falcons never surrendered.
Lady Tigers turned the ball 15 times in the first half and shot poorly against
top seed Leavenworth. Eisenhower fell behind by 10 points in the first quarter,
and lost their first-round game 71-37 on Thursday afternoon.
Times-Sentinel will have more in next week’s print edition, including photos
from the games at the Topeka Expocentre.