CENTRAL CITY – Central City senior Gabrielle Moser fired in a game-high 24 points and junior Taryn Wagner added 14 as the Central City Bison got past the Centennial Broncos in girls non-conference play on Saturday, 61-53.
Moser came in averaging 20 points per game and Wagner 10.7. That was enough to offset the 19-point effort of Centennial’s Hunter Hartshorn and junior Kate Hirschfeld, who put in 16.
The Broncos (9-5) led 21-19 after a high-scoring first quarter, but could not maintain the advantage as the Bison took a 36-33 halftime lead with a 17-12 second-quarter run.
Both teams put up 13 in the third and the Central City girls protected their lead with a 12-7 fourth-quarter scoring advantage.
No shooting stats were available for the Bison, who improved to 5-9 with the win.
Centennial finished 19 of 51 from the field for 37 percent and 5 of 18 behind the 3-point arc.
Centennial was 10 of 20 at the free-throw line.
Along with her 16 points, Hirschfeld led the team with eight rebounds while both Daylee Dey and Kaitlyn Fehlhafer had four assists each.
Centennial will be at Wilber-Clatonia today at 6 p.m.