LINCOLN - A pair of Sidney graduates are not completely through with their high school athletic careers. After playing in the Panhandle Prep All-Star girls and boys basketball games in Scottsbluff on May 26th, Reese Riddle and Jaeden Dillehay moved on to Lincoln to participate in the Nebraska Coaches Association All-Star Basketball games on Monday at Lincoln North Star High School.

Reese Riddle led the Lady Raiders to the semifinals of the Girls NSAA State Basketball Championships and a 25-3 record. She paced the Lady Raiders in scoring (11.8 ppg) and rebounding (6.1 rpg) as well as being Sidney’s best free throw shooter at 65.6 percent.

Riddle finished the night with four points as her Red Team fell to the Blue Team 82-63. The Red Team was led by Wayne’s Brooklyn Kruse with 16 points while Wahoo’s Sammy Leu led four players in double figures for the Blue Team with 17 points. Bryn McNair of Chase County chipped in 14 for the Blue.

Jaeden Dillehay helped the Red Raiders to a 20-7 record and a trip to the Boys NSAA State Basketball Championships for the first time in seven years. Dillehay averaged 12.5 points per game to pace Sidney in scoring while also dishing out a team-high 4.0 assists per game.

Dillehay was on the Red Team in the boys game that ended up on the wrong end of the scoreboard. In a wide-open game, that saw 223 points scored, the Blue Team ran away with a 121-102 win.