The 24th Annual Panhandle Prep All-Star basketball games were held Saturday night at WNCC’s Cougar Palace.
(Point totals are unofficial)
In the nightcap it was Gering’s Joziah Palomo winning MVP honors with 16 points and plenty of slick passing while fellow teammate, Scottsbluff’s Devin Buderus finished with a team high 20 points as the Orange Team downed the Green Team by the final of 116-105.
The Orange Team outscored the Green Team 34-20 in the fourth quarter.
Orange 23 32 27 34 116
Green 32 28 25 20 105
O- Buderus 20, Jon Smith (Sidney) 18, Palomo 16, Dylan Lower (Mitchell 11), Tyler Pszanka (Gering) 10, Coy Bila (Chadron) 9, Connor Dormann (Sidney) 8, Harley Rhoades (Douglas) 7, Noah Bruner (Scottsbluff) 7, Jeff Cerny (Chadron) 6, Vince Quijas (Scottsbluff) 6, Riley Reisig (Mitchell) 2
G- Jared ,Nelson (G-R) 19, Aaron Alcorn (Crawford) 24, Korby Campbell (G-R) 14, Eric Stevens (Bridgeport) 12, Trigg Peasley (Wheatland) 11, Sterling Werner (Southeast) 5, Nic Koppman (G. County) 5, Zac Gunter (Wheatland) 5, Jake Rocheleau (Gering) 4, Owen Shelmadine (Alliance) 3, Trace Beguin (G-R) 0, Morgan Hurlburt (G-R) 0
After the Green Team cut a big deficit to 7 in the third quarter it was the Orange Team rattling off a 39-22 fourth stanza to pull away for a 108-81 victory.
Jori Peters of Mitchell was named the MVP with a 19 point performance, while feeding teammates for numerous fast break baskets. Leading the Green Team in scoring was Payje Misegadis of Creek Valley; she had 20 points.
Dana Dunbar from Chadron led the Green Team with a 17 point performance.
Orange 34 18 17 39 108
Green 18 14 27 22 81
O- Peters 19, Misegadis 20, Kelli Horstman (Hemingford) 13, Audrey Juelfs (Potter-Dix) 11, Victoria Schwartz (Mitchell) 10, Stefani Tarin (Morill) 8, Makenna Dahlgrin (Banner County) 8, Angela Johnson (Sioux County) 7, Cortney Knisley (Banner County) 5, Devanney Halley (Scottsbluff) 2
G- Dunbar 17, Hannah Biesecker (Kimball) 12, Brittney Newkirk (Bridgeport) 11, Audra Kippes (Hyannis) 9, Sara Monahan (Hyannis) 7, Emma Roberts (Hay Springs) 7, Taylor Noe (Scottsbluff) 6, Sami Schmid (Creek Valley) 3, Miranda Gilkey (Lusk) 0, Kaitlyn Nein (Bridgeport) 0
Boys MVP: Joziah Palomo, Gering
Girls MVP: Jori Peters, Mitchell
Dunk Contest: Aaron Alcorn, Crawford
Girls 3 pt: Sara Monahan, Hyannis
Boys 3 pt: Dylan Lower, Mitchell