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

Final Score: Millard North 73 – Omaha Central 60

CHS: Denim JohnsonDenimJohnson6'1" | CGOmaha Central | 2021StateNE 20, Jayden DawsonJaydenDawson6'4" | CGOmaha Central | 2022StateNE 13, Jaren MarshallJarenMarshall6'1" | CGOmaha Central | 2021StateNE 10, PJ DavisPJDavis6'2" | SGOmaha Central | 2022StateNE 9, Fai Germany 8.

MNHS: Hunter SallisHunterSallis6'4" | CGMillard North | 2021State#8NationNE 19, Tyler SandovalTylerSandoval6'7" | PFMillard North | 2021StateNE 17, Jasen GreenJasenGreen6'7" | PFMillard North | 2022State#173NationNE 11, Jadin JohnsonJadinJohnson6'4" | PGMillard North | 2021StateNE 9, Saint ThomasSaintThomas6'6" | SFMillard North | 2021StateNE 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 JohnsonDenimJohnson6'1" | CGOmaha Central | 2021StateNE (6’1") playing the five. In the first quarter, both teams were meticulously trying to create shots, which favored the Mustangs. Saint ThomasSaintThomas6'6" | SFMillard North | 2021StateNE 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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