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Scottsbluff Downs Aurora in State Semis

LINCOLN - Aurora's season has come to an end in the state semis. The Huskies took on Scotssbluff in a rematch of last year's semifinal but were unable to get past the Bearcats, falling 76-67. Aurora had a 17-14 lead after the first quarter of play but trailed by six heading into halftime. The Huskies were down eight heading into the fourth quarter but could not close the gap in large part because of Dru Kuxhausen's performance. The Scottsbluff senior lead all scorers with 39 points, and went 16-for-16 from the free-throw line down the stretch. Tommy Leininger paced the Huskies with 38. Scottsbluff will face Gretna in the Class B final on Saturday. AURORA (25-2) 17 11 9 30 67 SCOTTSBLUFF (26-2) 14 20 11 31 76 AURORA: Kade Moual-2, Baylor Scheierman-6, Austin Allen-5, Trent Wilson-2, Tommy Leininger-38, Henry Penner-14 SCOTTSBLUFF: Dru Kuxhausen-39, Evan Hughes-7, Jasiya DeOllos-10, Devin Buderus-3, Gaberial Patton-6, Landon Walker-11

Source: News Channel Nebraska