Girls BB: Hugoton now on top of GWAC after D leads way
The Hugoton High girls basketball squad is in a position in which, when you look at the Class 3A Rankings, you may be surprised to know that neither Top-10 teams Scott Community and Colby are at the top of the Great West Activities Conference standings.
The Lady Eagles (12-4) moved into at least a share of first place in the GWAC thanks to holding Goodland to just 15 points in the first three quarters in a 44-29 win over the Cowgirls on Friday.
The Hamlins were leading the way again - Mikyn Hamlin scored 13 and McKenna Hamlin added 12 for Hugoton.
Goodland (8-9) was paced by their top scorer, Taige Weeter, who scored a game-high 16 points.
In other girls basketball action from Friday:
Class 3A No. 5 Scott Community 51, Class 3A No. 6 Colby 46
The Lady Beavers returned the favor in kind to the Lady Eagles, winning in Colby's gym just a month after Colby spoiled a big night in Scott Community's new gym.
Emily Weathers scored 22 points for the Lady Beavers, who outscored Colby 23-12 in the fourth quarter, and didn't hold a lead until midway through the final quarter.
Brooklyn Jones paced the Lady Eagles with 11 points.
Garden City 51, Great Bend 37
Kayhana Turner and Amaya Gallegos each tied their career highs in points to help the short-handed Buffaloes win on the road. Gallegos led the way with 17 points, while Turner scored 15 for Garden City (9-8).
Cimarron 61, Stanton County 29
Four Lady Jays ended the night in double figures, as Cimarron picked up a big win over Stanton County. Clara Bartlett and Jaycee Wilson scored 14 points each to lead Cimarron (11-6), McKalya Miller added 12 and Emily Acton chipped in with 10 for the Lady Jays.
Caelyn Cook and Chloe Chenoworth each scored eight points for Stanton County (10-7).
Syracuse 50, Sublette 34
Holcomb 60, Ulysses 32
South Gray 62, Southwestern Heights 26
Lakin 61, Wichita County 34
Greeley County 50, Deerfield 4
Meade 61, Minneola 37
Logan 51, Weskan 46
Liberal 62, Hays 28
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