Garett Phillips tried to keep the Cowboys season alive after knocking down seven threes during a 63-47 second round district loss to Mount Ayr on February 25.

After defeating Fremont-Mills 62-38 in the first round of the Class 1A District 13 tournament, Sidney faced off with Mount Ayr who entered the game with 19 wins and 2 losses.

The Raiders got out to a quick start and led 36-21 at the half.  Sidney tried to battle it’s way back but Mount Ayr held off the Cowboys as their season came to a close.

Garett Phillips was 7-of-14 from behind the arc and finished with 25 points.

Cole Jorgenson ended the night with seven points; Noah Jorgenson and Connery Humphries six, each; Nik Peters, two; Kyle Beam, one.

Humphires led Sidney with eight rebounds and Noah Jorgenson recorded three steals.

Dawson Frost led the Raiders with 18 points and eight rebounds.

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Mount Ayr went on to advance to the Class 1A Substate contest where they lost to Martendale-St. Mary’s 46-41 on February 29.

Sidney finished the season with 12 wins and 11 losses.

The Cowboys had three athletes make the Corner Conference Boys All-Conference team.

Senior Noah Jorgenson was named first team All-Conference.  Sophomore Cole Jorgenson was named second team All-Conference.  Sophomore Garett Phillips made third team All-Conference.