by Rick Peterson
Top Sports News
LEVI BRAUN, Washburn University
Braun, a 6-foot-4 redshirt freshman, turned in the biggest week of his Washburn career, scoring 34 points in two wins while canning 11 of 15 3-pointers. Braun had 19 points and 6 3s against Missouri Southern and 15 points on 5 3s against Pittsburg State.
AUSTIN FAGER, Washburn Rural
Fager, a junior 170-pounder, captured his third straight Centennial League wrestling title Saturday at Hayden to improve to 21-3 on the season as Washburn Rural won its second straight league team championship by a 230-159 margin over Manhattan.
BISHOP MURRAY, Washburn Rural
A senior two-time state champion, Murray won the 120-pound Centennial League wrestling title Saturday at Hayden, improving to 19-1 on the season. Murray won his third straight league title, helping the Junior Blues win their second straight league team crown.
RYLEE MURRAY, Seaman
A junior 115-pounder, Murray went 3-0 on the day to become Seaman's first-ever Centennial League girls wrestling champion Friday at Seaman and was later named the outstanding wrestler in the Centennial League tournament.
CJ POWELL, Highland Park
Powell, a 6-foot-7 senior, scored a season-high 26 points as 3-3 Highland Park handed Topeka West its first loss of the season, with the Scots taking a 57-54 overtime Centennial League decision over the Chargers at Highland Park.
DASON TIDWELL, Topeka West
Tidwell was impressive in his high school bowling debut, with the Topeka West freshman taking boys individual honors with a 735 three-game series in last Tuesday's Hayden quadrangular at Gage Bowl.