LINCOLN – Despite a valiant rally attempt the Grand Island boys came up short on Friday night.
Trailing North Star by 10 to start the fourth quarter, the Islanders were able to cut the lead by two, but never got over the hump in a 47-41 loss to the Gators in the Heartland Athletic Conference semifinal game at Lincoln East on Friday night.
Grand Island will take on Lincoln High in the 3rd place game at 5:30 PM on Saturday while North Star will face top-seeded East at 7:15 PM in the final.
NCN will broadcast the championship game between the Spartans and Gators with live coverage beginning at 7 PM.
The game can be watched on NCN channel 30.1 over the air, on Allo cable in Lincoln channel 180, and on the News Channel Nebraska roku app. The game will also be streamed online at NCNSportsNow.com.