LINCOLN – The second seeded Winnebago Indians faced off against the #7 Syracuse Rockets in the first round of the Class C1 boys state basketball tournament at the Bob Devaney Sports Center on Thursday, March 8, heard on 107.9 The Bull.
Syracuse got out to a quick lead early, but Winnebago was able to win the first quarter 12-11, and took a 27-24 lead into halftime.
A big offensive third quarter saw the Indians score 17 points and lead 44-33 at the end of three.
The Rockets won the fourth quarter 17-15, but Winnebago claimed the victory 59-50.
D’Von LaPointe led the Indians with 17 , while Maurice Scott added 16.
Winnebago improves to 21-6 overall, and will meet Broken Bow in the C1 Semifinals at 10:45 Friday morning at Pinnacle Bank Arena. The game will be broadcast on 107.9 The Bull.