Boys BB - SCHS holds off Goodland
Scott Community had four players in double figures and overcame a big night from Henry Cole to open their new gym in style in Scott City on Tuesday night.
Jackson Lewis scored 19 points to lead the way for the Beavers, who used two big runs to take control of the game, and a third one in the fourth quarter to seal a 69-55 win over Goodland at the debut of the Scott Community Events Center.
The Beavers (3-3) used a 25-4 run in the first and second quarters to open up a big lead, which they expanded to 41-20 midway through the third quarter. But the Cowboys (1-5) raced to a 19-2 run to pull within 43-39. Hunter Yager would hit two straight three-pointers in the final stanza to allow the Beavers to take control of the game for good.
Yager finished with 16 points, while Ronnie Weathers added 18 points and Evan Smith 10 for Scott Community, who will host Colby on Friday.
Cole finished the night with a game and career-high 29 points, which also set the standard in the new gym, located at Scott Community Middle School. Brennan Brumbaugh added 15 points and 12 rebounds for the Cowboys.
In other Tuesday games in Southwestern Kansas:
Hoxie 45, Colby 30
The Eagles struggled on offense, scoring just 16 points in the first three quarters. Hoxie broke a 6-6 first-quarter tie with a 29-10 scoring edge in the middle two quarters to take control of the game. Colby falls to 4-3 on the season.
Gruver TX 44, Liberal 35
Hunter Hatcher scored a career-high 17 points and added 11 rebounds, but it was not enough for the Redskins to overcome a rough shooting night in a loss at home to the visiting Greyhounds.
Liberal (4-3) held a six-point edge, 19-13, late in the second quarter, but a Jalin Conyers dunk finish off an alley-oop pass ended the half, and a pair of three-point baskets by Bo Butler gave Gruver (9-4) the lead for good.
Holcomb 52, Cimarron 40
Jackson Stoppel scored a game-high 19 points as the Longhorns moved to 4-1 with a key win over Sub-State host Cimarron on Tuesday in Holcomb. The Bluejays fell to 3-3 with the setback.
Dodge City 70, Class 4A No. 9 Ulysses 46
The Red Demons used a lift from two members of its bench to kick-start the offense and get their first win of the season by beating the Tigers at the DCHS Fieldhouse.
Aiden Sowers had a team-high 14 points, while Cooper Loll added 10 points from the bench, pacing the 38-8 edge for Dodge City (1-6) in bench points.
Dylan Smith led the starters for the Red Demons in scoring with 13 points, but two other Dodge starters hit the boards - John Johnson grabbed 12 rebounds, while Joshua Harshberger added 11 caroms for the Red Demons, who out-rebounded Ulysses, 59-39.
Ryan Nightengale led Ulysses with 13 points, with a 5-of-11 shooting night. However, the rest of the Tigers (4-2) hit just 10 of 46 shots (21.7 percent) for the game.
Syracuse 58, Stanton County 36
Montezuma-South Gray 70, Sublette 57
Wichita County 60, Weskan 32
Satanta 47, Deerfield 35
Class 1A No. 9 Meade 60, Hodgeman County 40
Fowler at Moscow
Wallace County at Rawlins County
Rolla at Yarbrough OK
Boise City OK at Elkhart