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Prep roundup: West boys outlast Newton, advance to sub-state semis

Rick Peterson

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Topeka West's boys basketball team survived a barrage of 3-pointers by upset-minded Newton Wednesday night to imporove to 18-2 with a 71-60 Class 5A sub-state semifinal win over the Railers at West.

Two-win Newton canned 10 3-pointers in the first half and 15 for the game, but West finally put the Railers away down the stretch to set up a 3 p.m. matchup Saturday with Seaman (13-8) in the sub-state championship game. Seaman edged Emporia 60-56 Wednesday night.

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Seaman girls, Makenzie Millard place fourth in 5A-1A state bowling

Rick Peterson

By RICK PETERSON

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WICHITA -- Throughout the 2021 season Bob Benoit never thought his Seaman girls bowling team felt the pressure of being undefeated ... until Thursday.

Trying to cap a perfect season with a Class 5A-1A state championship, the Vikings finished fourth in the team standings at Northrock Lanes while junior Makenzie Millard led three Viking individual medalists with a fourth-place finish, bowling a 612 series.

MakenzieMillardStateMakenzie Millard finished 4th individually in the 5A-1A state bowling tournament, rolling a 612 series. [Photo by Selena Favela/Special to TSN]

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