Utica-A tale of turnovers as the Heartland girls met up with Centennial for hardwood match up.
Heartland hard a hard time against a tough Bronco team and ended up turning the ball over 16 times in a very physical game.
Centennial led the entire game and won 46-32.
Heartland had a chance to get back in this one but were only 7-11 from the free throw line.
Brooklyn Gierhan led with 15 points and was three of three from the line for Centennial.
On the otherside, Kate Bergen, after shooting ice cold in the first half scored 8 in the second half for a total of 11 points, leading all Huskies.
Centennal moved on to 5-1 and will play Nebraska Christian Thursday night.
Heartland fell to 3-3 and plays McCool Junction Thursday.
The boys game was more one-sided affair with Centennial almost doubling Heartland’s score in every quarter and winning 50-27.
A total of 25 turnovers in this game. 15 by Centennial, 10 by Heartland.
The Broncos were led by Jackson Hirschfeld who had ten points. Joel Bargen had nine.
Centennial applied the back court, and full court press most of the game When Heartland had a chance to shoot, they had a hard time getting them to fall, although Jared Nunnenkamp poured in 14 in the loss.
The Broncos contained the always tough Trajan Arbuck, who came into the game averaging 21.5 points per game. He was held to only two.
Centennial advances to 5-1, and Heartland falls to 2-3.
Centennial plays Nebraska Christian Thursday, and Heatrland travels to McCool Junction.