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Seaman girls avenge loss to Junction City with 40-29 win

Rick Peterson

By RICK PETERSON

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Seaman's girls basketball team continues to show improvement, a point the Vikings drove home Wednesday night in a 40-29 Centennial League win over Junction City.

The Vikings had dropped a 41-37 decision to the Blue Jays eight days earlier, but took control early in the rematch, building a double-digit advantage by halftime.

Seaman, which improved to 5-9 overall and 5-6 in the league, took a 12-5 first-quarter lead and were in control by a 24-11 margin at the half.

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Topeka High rally comes up short against Manhattan boys, 59-56

Rick Peterson

By RICK PETERSON

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Topeka High boys basketball coach Eric King was thrilled with the fight his Trojans showed in rallying from a 22-point deficit to give themselves a chance late in Wednesday's Centennial League makeup game against Manhattan.

But the fact that Topeka High got down 22 in the first place was the problem, with the Trojans' comeback falling just short in a 59-56 loss to the Indians at High.

Manhattan, which improved to 7-7 overall and 5-6 in the league, opened the night with a 24-9 first quarter and the Indians went up 34-12 midway through the second quarter, forcing Topeka High to play catch up the rest of the game.

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