St. Pat's win battle of the unbeaten teams

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - St. Pat's hosted Ogallala for a Tuesday night doubleheader. For the girls, the Irish were 4-1 coming into the game, and the Indians had not lost, with a 4-0 record. The Indians stayed undefeated, getting the win 51-34.

Ogallala's Jeron Gager defends Jack Heiss of St. Pat's during Tuesday's game. The Irish defeated the Indians 72-61 (Credit: Patrick Johnstone/KNOP-TV)

However, the boys' game was the marquee match-up on Tuesday, as both teams were undefeated, and the Indians had not lost a regular season game since February 9, 2018.

The Irish had the lead at the half, 33-29, but the Indians quickly tied things in the third quarter.

It was the Irish, however, who would get the win, as they regained the lead held off a late comeback attempt, and won 72-61.

Ogallala's Carter Brown led all scorers with 28 points, Adam Kroeger was second on the indians with 17. For the Irish, Jack Heiss had 22 points, while Logan O'Malley added 18.

The Irish move to 6-0 on the year, and the Indians fall to 3-1.

Other high school scores from Tuesday:
Boys
Maywood-Hayes Center 63 def. Sandhills Valley 56
Paxton at Perkins County (missing score)

Girls
Chase County 48 def. Sutherland 13
Southern Valley 55 def. Brady 29
Cozad 52 def. McCook 48
Maywood-Hayes Center 60 def. Sandhills Valley 36
Perkins County 39 def. Paxton 37
South Loup 51 def. S-E-M 23