The Doniphan West basketball teams begin post-season play this week in the Valley Falls regional bracket with Burlingame, Centralia, Onaga, Troy, Valley Falls, and Wetmore.
The Mustang boys played their first round at Burlingame on Monday, Feb. 24, falling 57-34 and ending their season. The girls took on Onaga on Tuesday and came out on top 65-40 to advance to semi-finals Friday night at 6 p.m. against Centralia.
In recent basketball, Doniphan West High School basketball earned four wins at Onaga on Tuesday, Feb. 11. The results are as follows: JV girls 26-10, JV boys 22-13, varsity girls 63-33, varsity boys 57-34.
On Friday, Feb. 14, the Mustangs went 0-4 at home against Hanover. The results are as follows: JV girls 34-37, JV boys 18-33, varsity girls 39-53, varsity boys 35-58.
DWJH-HS principal Chris Lackey and DWHS girls’ basketball coach Perry Smith were good sports when they were named the lucky winners who got to kiss Bacon the piglet at the home basketball games on Friday, Feb. 14. Their jars collected the most money for this senior class fundraiser.
The last regular-season game for the Mustangs is against Wetmore on Tuesday, Feb. 18, which is senior recognition night.