The Manhattan High girls basketball team bounced back after a loss to Emporia last Friday night with a 44-30 win over Andale in the first round of the Mid America Classic in McPherson.
The Lady Indians (9-2) led 12-11 after the first quarter. They would outscore Andale (3-7) 16-7 in the second quarter to take a ten point lead at halftime. MHS would outscore Andale 16-12 in the second half.
The MHS defense forced 14 turnovers and held Andale to just 20% shooting in the game. Manhattan didn’t fare much better offensively shooting 30% in the game including knocking down four three’s.
Tarrah Bammes led MHS with nine points, Gigi McAtee had eight points and Kennedy Wilson finished with seven.
Manhattan will play Olathe East in the semi finals on Friday night. Tip off is scheduled for 6:00 at McPherson High School.