The Sidney Cowgirls improve to 10 and 1 on the season, after a 42 point win against Stanton on Friday, Jan. 4, at Sidney.
Sidney started the new year by winning, 69-27.  The Cowgirls did not seem to let the Christmas break slow them down as they opened up the game with a, 21-6, lead.  With 1:40 left in the first, and the Cowgirls leading by 12, Maddy Duncan drained a three from the wing, followed by a Caitlyn Ward lay-up.  With time winding down, Duncan hit nice jump shot to end the first period.
In the second quarter, Olivia Larsen and Duncan hit back-to-back three’s.  Sidney led, 35-8, with 1:15 left in the first half, when Adi Williams made a field goal.  Alexis Massey finished up the quarter with a bucket and Sidney led, 39-12, at the half.
To begin the fourth period, Duncan and McClintock, each, knocked down three’s and with 20 seconds left and the score, 67-27, in favor of the Cowgirls, Presley Brumbaugh added a two point basket, as the Cowgirls picked up the win.
“Overall, I was proud on how the team played after a long break,” Coach Amy McClintock said.  “I thought defensively we did a good job putting pressure on them, and forcing turnovers.”
Camryn McClintock was 4-of-5 from behind the arch and finished with 16 points and six rebounds. Duncan led all scorers by dropping 18 points; Caitlyn ward, 16; Williams, nine; Brumbaugh, four; Larsen, three; Massey, two; Danica Laumann, one.
Sidney will be at home to face Griswold on Friday, Jan. 11.

Boys 76, Stanton 58
Brady Lorimor had a monster of a night against the undefeated Stanton Vikings, by scoring 19 points and 16 rebounds, but the Vikings got the, 76-58, win on Friday, Jan. 4.
Stanton jumped out to a 6-0 lead before Zayne Osborn hit a three pointer to get the Cowboys on the board.  Later in the quarter, Noah Jorgenson drove the lane and hit a floater, at the Cowboys were down, 21-11.
Lorimor would score nine points in the second period, and with three seconds left, Noah Jorgenson made a field goal to get the Cowboys within eight at the half, 42-34.
Sidney came out hot in the third quarter by going on a 9-0 run thanks to a three by Cole Jorgenson, and with five minutes left in the, and the Stanton leading, 42-41, the Cowboys captured it’s first lead of the night when Noah Jorgenson hit a two point basket.
The Vikings answered by going on a 16-4 run to end the third period.
In the fourth, the Cowboys got baskets from Zayne Osborn and J.T. Sears, but unfortunately, the Vikings pulled away for the 76-58 win.
“We played a lot better than we did the first time against them,” Coach Kent Larsen said.  “The game was a lot closer than the final score.”
Larsen said that Stanton is an excellent team and are explosive.  
Sidney has played a difficult schedule, but have remained even with a 5 and 5 record.  “We have some games coming up that we need to take care of business and get on a roll before the conference tournament,” Larsen said.
Noah Jorgenson came away with 12 points; Osborn, 11; Cole Jorgenson, eight; Sears, three; Garrett Phillips, three; Jackson Gorham, two.
Sidney will face Griswold on Friday, January 11.