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Posted On: 01/1/21 3:25 PM

Final Score: Millard North 73 – Omaha Central 60

CHS: Denim Johnson Denim Johnson 6'1" | CG Omaha Central | 2021 State NE 20, Jayden Dawson Jayden Dawson 6'4" | CG Omaha Central | 2022 State NE 13, Jaren Marshall Jaren Marshall 6'1" | CG Omaha Central | 2021 State NE 10, PJ Davis PJ Davis 6'2" | SG Omaha Central | 2022 State NE 9, Fai Germany 8.

MNHS: Hunter Sallis Hunter Sallis 6'4" | CG Millard North | 2021 State #8 Nation NE 19, Tyler Sandoval Tyler Sandoval 6'7" | PF Millard North | 2021 State NE 17, Jasen Green Jasen Green 6'7" | PF Millard North | 2022 State #153 Nation NE 11, Jadin Johnson Jadin Johnson 6'4" | PG Millard North | 2021 State NE 9, Saint Thomas Saint Thomas 6'6" | CG Millard North | 2021 State NE 8, Nick Dolezal 8, Neal Mosser 1.

 

Central kept it close in the first half, and was able to shrink the Mustangs lead to 8 points a few times in the second half, but Millard North controlled this one throughout. Early on, it was clear that Millard North’s length and size was overwhelming Central in the half-court. The Eagles were playing an all-guard lineup with Denim Johnson Denim Johnson 6'1" | CG Omaha Central | 2021 State NE (6’1") playing the five. In the first quarter, both teams were meticulously trying to create shots, which favored the Mustangs. Saint Thomas Saint Thomas 6'6" | CG Millard North | 2021 State NE was able to muscle past the smaller Central guards and create penetration for the kick out. Defensively, the length of the Mustangs was stifling any ryhthm their opponents were trying to manufacture.

But the Eagles came out of the first period break

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