Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC is pleased to announce that Tony Hinz joined The Doyle Financial Group of Wells Fargo Advisors. Hinz joined Wells Fargo Advisors in September 2010. He previously worked 16 years as Vice President of First National Bank and Trust/Security First Bank in Beatrice. He resides in Beatrice with his wife, Ginger, and son, Nick. Their oldest son, Jesse, attends college at North Dakota State University. Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC office is located at 110 South Sixth St., Beatrice.
Despite a slow start offensively, Diller-Odell's defensive intensity kept Lewiston's offense limited to single digits for three quarters.
As a result the Griffins pulled away with a strong fourth quarter of offense to earn a 41-28 victory against Lewiston Jan. 30th in first round play in the Pioneer Conference Basketball Tournament held at Johnson-Brock High School.
In a low-scoring first quarter, Lewiston held a 5-4 advantage, before Diller-Odell went ahead, 13-11 at half.
Nine third quarter points by Diller-Odell allowed the Griffins to increase their margin to 22-15 heading to the fourth quarter.
Diller-Odell put the game in the win column erupting for 19 fourth quarter points stretching its winning margin to 13 points.
"This was a very nice win for us against a good Lewiston team," Diller-Odell Griffins coach Eric McMurray replied.
Friday's Elkhorn Invitational was highlighted for the Beatrice/Fairbury/Norris co-op swimming and diving team by Beatrice junior Alexa Arena's second place finish in the girls 100 butterfly with a time of 1:03.59.
In the final girls team standings, Beatrice/Fairbury/Norris finished seventh out of 11 teams, scoring 132 points.
Elkhorn won its own invite, amassing 549.50 points.
Friday's invite was originally scheduled as a two-day meet with diving on day one, and swimming slated for Saturday.
The meet was changed to a one-day invite due to the winter storm that arrived on Saturday.
For the invite, the top 16 placers earned team points.
Individual event results for Fairbury competitors were Shianne Thompson, diving, 14th scoring 195.60 points, and Jenna Christiansen finished 16th in the 200 individual medley with a time of 2:38.67.
A 20-point third quarter by Centennial broke open a close game in last Tuesday's quarterfinal contest of the Southern Nebraska Conference Basketball Tournament played at Centennial High School in Utica.
Centennial trailed at half by three points to Tri County, but regrouped in the second half to rally for a 49-38 win.
The fourth seeded Trojans worked to build a halftime lead of 23-20 on the fifth seeded Broncos.
Centennial's offense awoke in the third quarter scorching Tri County's defense with 20 points to vault ahead, 40-30.
The fourth quarter was a hard-fought low scoring affair with the two teams combining for 17 points with the Broncos outscoring the Trojans, 9-8.