The Kearney girls basketball team (13-5) braved the elements Tuesday night and made the trip to Hastings to face the Tigers.
The Bearcats’ trek proved to be worth it as they held off the pesky Tigers (7-9) to win 55-39.
The Class A No. 10-ranked Bearcats led from the get-go, never trailing in the game.
Kearney led 14-7 after the first quarter and extended its lead to 28-16 at halftime. Sophomore Skyler Snider had 12 of her game-high 18 points in the first half and Kelsey Sitthem had eight of her 14 points in the first two quarters.