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Area Basketball Seniors Compete at KBCA All-Star Games
By Mike Smith
Copyright: MSC Sports
06/26/2018

The annual Kansas Basketball Coaches Association All-Star games took place last weekend and featured a trio of Northeast Kansas senior basketball players as they played on the campus of Kansas Wesleyan. 

In the girls contest the duo of Nemaha Central Thunder, Laura Macke and Centralia Panther, Katie Glatczak teamed up to play on the KBCA Blue team and put forth a great effort in the contest but ultimately the KBCA White team picked up the 84-80 win in the contest. Macke was one of four double figure scorers for her team finishing with 13 points and registered a double-double with 12 rebounds, adding four steals and two blocks to her final line. Glatczak finished with a solid game scoring nine points, while grabbing four rebounds, snagging four steals and dishing two assists. Both Macke and Glatczak after stellar high school basketball careers will continue their basketball careers in college at Kansas State and Washburn, respectively next year. 

The KBCA Blue team in the All-Star game was led by Christianna Carr who scored 20 points in the loss, while the KBCA White team on the way to the win was led by Taylor Robertson who netted 29 points, going 7-9 from three-point range. 

In the boys contest it was the KBCA Blue team taking the contest in Overtime winning 112-106. Over the final two minutes of regulation it was locked up between the two teams each matching each to force the contest to Overtime where the Blue team outscored the White squad 14-8 to take the game. Marysville Bulldog, Gabe Pieschl suited up for the Blue team and tallied seven points adding two steals and two assists to his performance in the win. Pieschl is set to continue his basketball career at Cloud County next year. 

The KBCA Blue team was led by Ben Pyle who scored 26 points, while Tate Busse chipped in 20 points. KBCA White team had Javon Reliford pace the way with 21 points, while Dylan Vincent added 20 points. 


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