Cheney’s last regular-season game was a 14-point loss to Conway Springs. Things turned out differently Friday in a Class 3A sub-state semifinal.
Haley Albers scored 17 points and Cheney outscored Conway 12-5 in the fourth quarter for a 40-30 victory at Cheney.
The Cardinals (15-7) will play Central Plains League-rival Garden Plain (20-2) in Saturday’s 6 p.m. sub-state final.
Sabrina Bellar had 13 points for Conway Springs (18-4). Cheney made 15 of 24 free throws to Conway’s 3 of 9.
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Garden Plain 62, Independent 28 – The Owls rolled to a 39-18 halftime lead en route to Saturday’s sub-state final against Conway Springs. Taylor Joplin had 18 points to lead Garden Plain (20-2). Independent (14-8) was led by Abbey Kolbeck’s eight points.
Dodge City 54, Northwest 33 – Dodge City won its ninth straight game, ending Northwest’s hopes for an upset and berth in the state tournament.