LINCOLN -- Class C2 top-ranked Hastings St. Cecilia got its state tournament off to a solid start posting a 49-41 victory over eighth-seeded Hartington Cedar Catholic at the Devaney Sports Center on Thursday.
The Blackhawks were led by Kameron Kissinger's 20 points and Makenna Asher added 10.
The game was tied at 11 after the first quarter, but Hastings St. Cecilia took a 24-18 lead at halftime and exended the lead to 11 points going to the fourth.
HCC was paced by Jada Catau's 12 points and Anna Reifenrath added nine.
Hartington Cedar Catholic closes out its season at 16-9.