Twin Valley & Thunder Classic Tournaments Completed – 1/20/18

GIRLS BRACKET | BOYS BRACKET | THUNDER CLASSIC BRACKET

The 2018 edition of the Twin Valley League and Nemaha Central Thunder Classic basketball tournaments were finalized this evening.

THUNDER CLASSIC RESULTS
8. Hiawatha 45, 7. Horton 43 (7th Place)
5. St. Mary’s 64, 3. Jackson Heights 40 (5th Place)
1. Nemaha Central 70, 2. Silver Lake 66 OT (3rd Place)

TWIN VALLEY LEAGUE GIRLS RESULTS
8. Washington Co. 58, 7. Wetmore 56 (Consolation)
12. Linn 31, 11. Troy 30 (Consolation)
4. Clifton-Clyde 54, 6. Doniphan West 35 (7th Place)
9. Axtell 49, 10. Blue Valley-Randolph 36 (5th Place)
1. Frankfort 47, 3. Hanover 46 (3rd Place)
2. Centralia 62, 5. Valley Heights 58 (1st Place)

TWIN VALLEY LEAGUE BOYS RESULTS
9. Blue Valley-Randolph 60, 10. Onaga 53 (Consolation)
5. Linn 49, 11. Frankfort 45 (Consolation)
12. Washington Co. 56, 7. Wetmore 42 (7th Place)
6. Valley Heights 59, 8. Axtell 45 (5th Place)
3. Clifton-Clyde 57, 4. Centralia 44 (3rd Place)
1. Doniphan West 63, 2. Hanover 54 (1st Place)

Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids and graduated from Valley Heights High School in 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications. In 2002 Derek joined Taylor Communications, Inc. in Salina, Kansas working in digital media for 550 AM KFRM and 100.9 FM KCLY. Following that stop, he joined Dierking Communications, Inc. stations KNDY AM & FM as a board operator and fill-in sports play-by-play announcer. Starting in 2005 Derek joined the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network as a Studio Coordinator at 101 The Fox in Kansas City, a role he would serve for 15 years culminating in the Super Bowl LIV Championship game broadcast. In 2021 he moved to Audacy, formerly known as Entercom Communications, Inc. and 106.5 The Wolf and 610 Sports Radio, the new flagship stations of the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, the largest radio network in the NFL. Through all of this, Derek continues to serve as the Digital Media Director for Sunflower State Radio, the digital and social media operations of Dierking Communications, Inc. and the 6 radio stations it owns and operates across Kansas.