The Prairie Home boys basketball team rallied from a four-point deficit at the half by outscoring Sturgeon 49-23 in the second half for a 78-56 win Friday night at Prairie Home.
The Panthers, improving to 14-9 on the season, opened the game with a 18-16 first-quarter lead against Sturgeon but was outscored 17-11 in the second to trail at the break 33-29. However, in the second half, Prairie Home came out and outscored Sturgeon 22-7 in the third and 27-16 in the fourth.
Prairie Home Dalton Armontrout said emotions were high for senior night.
“Although its not their last home game, they acted like it was as both Ross Kendrick and Wyatt Borghardt played great,” Armontrout said. “My freshman played really good and my sixth man, Ty  Stinson, played great with good minutes off the bench. Alex Rhode played good when he came off the bench. Great all-around game by everybody. We have three days of practice before we take on Jamestown for a share of the conference title on Thursday.”
Senior Ross Kendrick finished the game with 37 points, seven rebounds and one assist for Prairie Home.
Creed Flood had 11 points and 14 rebounds for a double-double along with seven steals and two assists while Wyatt Borghardt added 10 points, five assists, four rebounds and four steals, Clayton Pethan seven points, seven rebounds and three assists, Kassen Lock seven points, three rebounds, one steal and one assist and Ty Stinson six points and three rebounds.
Tyler Cockrell had the team high for Sturgeon with 18 points.
Sturgeon (G) 75
Prairie Home 61
The Sturgeon girls basketball team led after each quarter Friday night against Prairie Home on Senior-Night at Prairie Home.
The Lady Panthers, dropping to 16-8 on the season, trailed Sturgeon 23-16 after one before rallying back with a 21-14 advantage in the second to tie the game at 37-all. However it was pretty much all Sturgeon after that with a 38-24 advantage in the second half.
“We climbed back in it and were tied at halftime, but it was a bad third quarter that did us in and we never could catch back up,” Armontrout said.
Camryou Orf and Lizzie Ellington each had 17 points to lead all scorers for Sturgeon.
For Prairie Home, Shianne Rhorer had 32 points, eight rebounds and six steals. Kristen Peterson finished the game with 12 points, four rebounds and two steals while Rachel Distler added nine points, eight rebounds, two steals and one assist, Elizabeth Fairchild six points, three rebounds and one steal, Kurstin Leonard two points and Ashlyn Twenter with two assists and one rebound.