LINCOLN – Kearney’s season came to an end Thursday evening.
Despite outscoring Bellevue West 24-18 in the fourth quarter, the Bearcats fell to the Thunderbird 59-51 in the state quarterfinals at Pinnacle Bank Arena.
Bellevue West will face Millard South in the quarterfinals on Friday with tipoff set for 7 PM.
KEARNEY (18-7) 8 14 5 24 – 51
BELLEVUE WEST (19-6) 15 16 10 18 – 59
KEARNEY: Carson Schwarz-7, Matt Stute-3, Seth Stroh-11, Colin Murray-8, Kanon Koster-22
BELLEVUE WEST: Tevin Tanner-8, Nico Felici-9, Gregory Hepburn-12, Cedric Johnson-17, Jacob Coldanghise-7, Jacob Hazuka-2, Johnathan Shanklin-4