Boys: Hugoton, Stanton County, Syracuse, South Gray earn wins

2/19/2014

By The Telegram

By The Telegram

Hugoton 58, Ulysses 47

At Hugoton, the host Eagles rallied from a four-point halftime deficit and outscored Ulysses 37-22 in the final 16 minutes en route to a 58-47 win over the Ulysses Tigers in a Great West Activities Confernece contest on Tuesday night.

The Eagles trailed 16-7 after the first quarter and were down 25-21 at intermission. But they outscored the Tigers 22-10 in the third to go up 43-35 and then had a 15-12 scoring advantage in the fourth quarter.

Zack Leininger and Parker Titus scored 11 and 10 points, respectively, to lead Hugoton's scoring attack. Jason Borthwick and Tregg Rodriguez scored 13 and 11 points, respectively, for the Tigers.

Free throws proved to be a deciding factor in the outcome, with Hugoton making 24 of 35 at the stripe while Ulysses managed just 6 of 20 at the line.

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Ulysses 16 9 10 12 -- 47

Hugoton 7 14 22 15 -- 58

Ulysses (47) — Rodriguez 4 1-2 11, Walters 4 0-0 9, Barlow 1 0-2 2, Rudzik 1 0-0 2, Cantrell 0 4-7 4, Borthwick 5 3-5 13, Medina 2 0-0 4, Erives 0 1-2 1. Totals 17 6-20 47.

Hugoton (58) — Titus 2 4-4 10, Armendariz 1 0-1 2, Frederick 1 2-4 5, Sutton 0 2-4 2, Leininger 3 5-6 11, Frederick 0 1-2 1, Ros. Davis 1 4-6 6, Rodriguez 3 2-3 9, Watkins 2 4-5 8, Rei. Davis 2 0-0 4. Totals 15 24-35 58.

3-point goals--Ulysses 7-21 (Rodriguez 2, Walters 1, Barlow 1, Borthwick 3), Hugoton 4-10 (Titus 2, Frederick 1, Rodriguez 1).

Stanton Co. 72, Wichita Co. 67

At Johnson City, the host Trojans won a high-scoring Hi-Plains League battle with the visiting Indians on Tuesday night.

The Trojans saw Jacob Cron, Cole Smith and Keifer Pyear combine for 62 of the team's 72 points.

Cron led the way with 23 while Smith was next with 21 and Puyear added 18. Jantz Budde had a game-high 31 points for the Indians. Included in Budde's total was an impressive 17 of 18 free throws. Stanton County had seven 3-pointers, three by Cron and two by Smith. Also for Wichita County, Chris Wilson chipped in with 15 points for the Indians.

Stanton County led 19-12 after one quarter, 35-28 at halftime and 52-40 after three quarters. The fourth saw the Indians outscore the Trojans 27-20, but it wasn't enough.

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Wichita Co. 12 16 12 27 -- 67

Stanton Co. 19 16 17 20 -- 72

Wichita County (67) — Thurman 2 0-0 4, Fletcher 3 2-3 8, Budde 7 17-18 31, Schumacher 1 0-0 2, Wilson 6 3-3 15, Day 2 0-0 6, Sheppard 0 1-2 1. Totals 21 23-26 67.

Stanton County (72) — Molina 1 1-2 4, Steimel 1 0-0 3, Cron 8 4-4 23, Smith 8 3-5 21, Dominguez 1 1-4 3, Puyear 7 4-6 18. Totals 28 13-21 72.

3-point goals--Wichita Co. 2 (Day 2), Stanton Co. 7 (Molina 1, Steimel 1, Cron 3, Smith 2).

Ashland 73, Rolla 41

At Ashland, the Blue Jays cruised to a win over the Rolla Pirates, 73-41, behind Grant Meininger, who had a game-high 28 points.

The Jays dominated the game early as they were up by 18 points, 24-6, at the end of the first period. Then, the Blue Jays stretched their lead over the Pirates to 25 points to lead 47-23 at half.

The Pirates tried to stay in the game with the help of Ty Dixon and Jake Smith, who had 11 and 10 points, respectively, the only Pirates in double digits.

Kole Konrade and Jordan Stevens both added 11 points for the Jays

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Ashland 24 23 19 7 -- 73

Rolla 6 16 12 7 -- 41

Ashland (73)--Kay 3 3-4 9, Konrade 4 3-4 11, Meininger 11 6-7 28, Walker 2 0-2 4, McCann 2 1-4 5, Reimer 1 0-0 2, Welch 0 1-2 1, Ornelas 1 0-0 2, Stevens 5 1-1 11. Totals 29 15-24 73.

Rolla (41)--Dixon 5 0-0 11, Littlefield 3 1-2 7, Smith 4 2-3 10, Rusch 3 2-3 9, Kirby 1 0-1 2, Toole 1 0-0 2. Totals 17 5-9 41.

3-point goals--Ashland 0, Rolla 2 (Dixon, Rusch).

Syracuse 47, Wallace Co. 38

At Sharon Springs, with the assistance of Dexter English and Tierney DeWitt, who both had 15 points, the Syracuse Bulldogs defeated the Wallace County Wildcats, 47-38.

The Bulldogs took the early lead, 11-3 at the end of the first quarter, but the Wildcats were able to chip away at the lead as they went into halftime down only by two, and were able to tie at the end of the third period before a big final quarter in which the Bulldogs scored 19 points for the win.

Luke Schemm and Clay Schemm both added seven points for the Wildcats.

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Syracuse 11 6 11 19 -- 47

Wallace Co. 3 12 13 10 -- 38

Syracuse (47)--Barnes 1 0-0 3, D. Leyva 1 2-2 4, Keller 1 2-2 4, Coleman 2 1-2 5, D. English 6 3-4 15, 5 3-4 15, C. English 0 1-2 1. Totals 16 12-16 47.

Wallace Co. (38)--K. Gfeller 2 0-0 4, Warner 2 0-0 5, Daily 4 0-0 10, L. Schemm 3 1-2 7, C. Schemm 3 1-2 7, Ca. Grund 1 0-0 2, N. Klinge 1 1-2 3. Totals 16 3-6 48.

3-point goals--Syracuse 3 (DeWitt 2, Barnes), Wallace Co. 3 (Daily 2, Warner).

Meade 61, SW Heights 57

At Meade, the Buffaloes beat the Southwestern Heights Mustangs, 61-57, with the help of Morgan Davis, who had a team-high 22 points.

The Buffaloes were down at the end of the first period by five points, but were able to take the lead heading into halftime, 33-29, before stretching the lead to seven points, 46-39, at the end of the third.

Nate Johnsrud had a game-high 23 points for the Mustangs, while teammate Jorge De La Torre added 20.

Landon Bird had 15 points for the Buffaloes.

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Meade 14 19 13 15 -- 61

SW Heights 19 10 10 18 -- 57

Meade (61)--Little 4, Larrabee 5, Friesen 5, Olvera 2, Lewis 6, Davis 22, Bird 15, Gleason 2.

SW Heights (57)-- Herrera 4, Martinez 2, Johnsrud 23, Loya 8, De La Torre 20.

3-point goals--Meade 8 (Bird 4, Davis 3, Larrabee), SW Heights 6 (Johnsrud).

Liberal 59, Cimarron 46

At Cimarron, Blake Stout's game-high 13 points led the Liberal Redskins to defeat the Cimarron Bluejays, 59-46.

The Redskins were down early, 16-11, at the end of the first period, and were only able to outscore the Bluejays by a total of three points in the second half. But they were able to win behind a second period outburst in which they scored 27 points.

The Fischer twins, Caleb and Christian, both had a team-high 12 points for the Bluejays.

Deladris Green added 12 points for the Redskins.

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Liberal 11 27 9 12 -- 59

Cimarron 16 12 9 9 -- 46

Liberal (59)--Hasik 5, Abbot 5, Stout 13, Fitzgerald 1, Lankin 6, Ware 7, Hinkle 3, Green 12, Coker 7.

Cimarron (14-4)--Pfiefer 2, Ca. Fischer 12, Stanley 2, Clark 10, Ch. Fischer 12, Pçchter 4, Ast 4.

3-point goals--Liberal 7 (Stout 2, Ware 2, Hasik, Hinkle, Green), Cimarron 2 (Ca. Fischer, Ch. Fischer).

South Gray 99, Sublette 70

At Montezuma, the South Gray Rebels dominated the Sublette Larks, 99-70, with the assistance of Jake Peters' big night in which he scored a game-high 28 points.

Not only did the Rebels score over 21 points in every period, they saved the best for last when they scored 31 points in the final period while holding the Larks to their lowest period total of 13 points.

Trevor Leverett led all Sublette scorers with 20 points, while Sebastian Morales, Johny Martens, and Andrew Lower scored 14, 11, and 11 points, respectively.

Only two out of the seven players who scored for the Rebels were unable to pass double-digit scoring, with Carson Skidmore and Michael Martens both adding 16 points each.

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South Gray 23 22 23 31 -- 99

Sublette 16 21 20 13 -- 70

South Gray (99)--Skidmore 7 1-2 16, T. Skinner 4 2-2 12, L. Skinner 4 1-2 13, Peters 12 3-4 28, Pe. Martens 2 0-0 5, Giesbrecht 4 0-0 9, M. Martens 6 4-4 16. Totals 39 11-14 99.

Sublette (70)--Leverett 8 1-2 20, Waller 1 0-0 2, Lower 4 1-2 11, Stapleton 2 0-0 4, Hinkle 0 2-2 2, Morales 6 1-2 14, J. Martens 5 0-0 11, Desairo 2 0-0 5, B. Martens 0 1-2 1. Totals 28 6-10 70.

3-point goals--South Gray 10 (L. Skinner 4, T. Skinner 2, Skidmore, J. Peters, P. Martens, Giesbrecht), Sublette 8 (Leverett 3, Lower 2, Morales, J. Martens, Desairo).

Deerfield 58, Ingalls 45

At Ingalls, with the assistance of Anthony Mata's game-high 19 points, the Deerfield Spartans defeated the Ingalls Bulldogs, 58-45.

The Spartans were down by six at the end of the first period, but were able to take the lead heading into halftime before extending it to 14 points, 36-22 at the end of three. Thr fourth provided a scoring outburst from both teams, but the Spartans held on for the win.

Zach Batman led the Bulldogs in scoring with 10 points.

Alex Mata and Mike Mata both had 12 points for the Spartans.

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Deerfield 6 14 16 22 -- 58

Ingalls 12 4 6 23 -- 45

Deerfield (58)--Al. Mata 3 6-8 12, Davis 1 0-0 2, M. Mata 4 4-4 12, Melendez 1 1-1 3, An. Mata 6 6-8 19, T. Tackett 1 0-3 2, Ortiz 1 0-0 2, Skipper 1 1-4 3, Rich 1 1-4 3. Totals 18 19-32 58.

Ingalls (45)--Batman 3 4-8 10, Dwyre 4 0-0 9, Baxa 1 0-2 2, Porras 1 0-0 3, Schmidt 3 0-0 7, D. Sandoval 1 0-0 2, Heady 1 3-5 5, Whipple 1 5-6 7. Totals 15 12-21 45.

3-point goals--Deerfield 1 (An. Mata), Ingalls 3 (Schmidt, Porras, Dwyre).

Dighton 46, Greeley County 43

At Tribune, Matthew Barnett scored 13 points to lead to Dighton Hornets to a narrow win over the Greeley County Jackrabbits, 46-43.

At halftime, the Hornets were winning by eight points at 28-20. In the third, the Jackrabbits honed in on the Hornets and closed the gap by three points.

The Hornets in the end were able to hold on to their lead after the Jackrabbits shortened the lead by three more points.

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Dighton 14 14 8 10 -- 46

Greeley County 9 11 11 12 -- 43

Dighton (46)--Alinor 1-8 2-2 4, Horn 2-6 2-2 7, Lingg 3-7 0-1 6, Haboger 1-1 0-1 3, Moomaw 4-4 0-0 8, Mulville 2-5 0-0 5, Barnett 4-14 5-6 13. Totals 17- 45 9-12 46.

Greeley County (10-7)--43.

3-point goals--Dighton 3 (Horn, Habiger, Mulville).

Greeley County--Insufficient stats.

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