SCOTTSBLUFF-The North Platte High School boys' and girls' basketball teams finished as the runner-up in the Greater Nebraska Athletic Conference tournament on Saturday.
The NPHS boys lost 49-45 to Norfolk in the GNAC Finals. The game was close all the way throughout but the Panthers (9-0) edged the Bulldogs (5-4) in the final minutes.
Kade Erickson led the North Platte boys with 16 points.
In the girls' championship game, Norfolk defeated the Lady Dawgs 53-41. The Lady Panthers (7-2) pulled away in the second quarter and they held on in the second half to beat NPHS (7-2).
Jessy Hunt led the Lady Bulldogs with 14 points.