Bakersfield and Lutie Homecoming
Hunter Bentley and Makenzie Lester crowned at 2019 Bakersfield Homecoming
Members of the 2019 Bakersfield Homecoming royal court are, from left, front, crown bearer Kurt Watlington, freshman attendant Hannah Bean, sophomore attendant Grace Miller, junior attendant Erin Heavener, homecoming queen Makenzie Lester, queen candidates Cailey Beavers, Tiffany Daugherty and Kaitlyn Marsh, and flower girl Nautica Smith. Back row: Brady Jones, escort; Logan Scott, escort; Seth Ehrhart, escort; homecoming king Hunter Bentley, and king candidates Nathan Talley, Tyler Mahan and Tristan Morris. The Lions hosted Couch, and both the boys and girls teams won their contests. The boys varsity won 57-48, and the girls won 59-37. The Bakersfield teams now head to the Class 1 District 3 tournaments. The Bakersfield boys play Newburg at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, and the Lady Lions also take on Newburg at 2:45 p.m. that same day. Seeding for the girls tournament is Eminence, Koshkonong, Dora, Newburg, Bakersfield, Couch and Bunker. Seeding for the boys tournament is Dora, Eminence, Newburg, Winona, Koshkonong, Bakersfield, Bunker and Couch.
Garrett Souder and Brianna Wayman crowned at 2019 Lutie Homecoming
Members of the 2019 Lutie Homecoming royal court are, from left, (front) crown bearer Keith McCullough, and flower girl Nova Laird. Middle row: Madison Kennedy, Elizabeth Pansano, Hunter McCullough, homecoming queen Brianna Wayman, Lindsey Williams, Bailee Amos. Back row: Degan Chambers, Abraxas Collins, Alex Lubbers, homecoming king Garrett Souder, David Henderson and Cadan Billingsly. The Indians hosted Koshkonong, and the boys varsity team gave Lutie basketball fans a thrilling 57-55 victory. The Lutie Indians are hosting Norwood Thursday, Nov. 14, for senior night in the last game of their regular season before heading to Class 1 District 4 playoffs. The Indians will play Chadwick (14-10) at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at Marshfield. Seeding for the tournament is Halfway, Chadwick, Bradleyville, Fair Play, Walnut Grove, Hurley, Lutie and Niangua.