Ogallala and Paxton both played Friday morning in hopes of advancing to the state championship game, but neither was successful.
At Pinnacle Bank Arena, the Indians fell to North Bend Central, 64-44. At Devaney, the Tigers lost to Humphrey/Lindsay Holy Family, 61-43.
Both teams will play in the third place game at Lincoln Southeast on Saturday. Ogallala will play Wahoo at 11 a.m., Paxton will follow with a game against Elm Creek.