KCII Radio and kciiradio.com will have live coverage of two district championship games as 6th-ranked Keota travels to Burlington to square off with top-ranked Danville and conference foes meet in Wellman as #8 IMS looks to avenge two regular-season losses to the 7th-ranked conference champs from Lone Tree.
For the third time this season, Sigourney and Keota squared off, this time for a chance to head to the district championship, and for the third time Keota came away with the win, improving to 23-0 with a 48-40 win.
The Savages (14-9) led 25-21 at the half, but Keota (23-0) started the third quarter on an 8-1 run to take the lead 29-26. Sigourney trailed by three mid-way through the fourth, but Luke Lyle hit two free throws with 31 second left to seal the win for the Eagles. Lyle would finish with nine points. Casey Sieren led Keota with 16 points, 13 in the first half but Trevor Draisey picked up the scoring, scoring 11 of his 12 points after the break. Sigourney was led in scoring by Andrew Fritz with 12; Brandon Stuhr had 11.
Keota will face top-ranked Danville, 65-47 winners over Holy Trinity, in the district championsihp Thursday in Burlington. The Bears ended Keota’s state hopes last year in the sub-state round.
The City of Keota had a special council meeting on Wednesday to discuss the city’s budget for the 2012-2013 year. The managers from each department gave presentations on their expected budget needs for next year, and also gave input on what they would like to see in salary increases.
The girls got the postseason underway last night and 3A Washington is the sole area girls team on the docket this Friday. This night belongs to the boys’ teams, especially in the SIESC conference as they hit the court for their annual shootout. The regular season ends tonight before class 1A and 2A start their championship runs on Monday.