Boys finish fifth in Hugoton
After an opening-round setback against Ulysses last Thursday, the boys rebounded with wins over Southwestern Heights and Guymon to claim fifth-place at the Hugoton Red and Blue Classic.
Broncs bring home a win and records.
By: Sierra Finlay and Claria Mendez
Last Saturday the Broncs brought home a 91-60 win and four records over Guymon.
The Broncs had the lead at halftime 49-28 and continued to keep their game up with a 63-47 score at the end of the third.
The 91 points was the most by any team in a single game.
Hunter Kirby brought home two tournament records, including most three pointers in a tournament with 14 and most points made in a game with 42 points.
Kirby was 8-for-9 from the free throw line in this game.
Also scoring for the Broncs was Diego Davila with 20 points, Fernando Chavez with 16 points, and Dawsen Shalberg with 7.
The Broncs will play at home again this Friday
against Stanton County for the throwback game. All varsity games along with JV
Lakin wins second round
By Omar Reyes and Leticia Arreola
In Friday's consolation semifinal, Lakin took out Southwestern Heights 79-71.
Heights took the lead in the first quarter, 18-14. In the second quarter Lakin caught up and led the game 41-30 at the break.
Lakin was still in the lead after in the third quarter by just five points, then used a 28-25 fourth quarter to put an end to the wild game.
Dawsen Shalberg led the Broncs with 24 points, including six 3-pointers. Diego Davila had 21 and Dominic Daniels 15.
The basketball boys dropped their tournament opener against the Ulysses Tigers last Thursday, 59-52.
Ulysses raced to a 24-5 lead after the first quarter but Lakin cut that to 33-19 at halftime. They used a 16-9 third quarter to cut the deficit further, but it wasn't enough.
Both Diego Davila and Hunter Kirby scored three 3-pointers.
Davila was the top scorer with 18 points, followed by Kirby with 16s.
Freshman Dominic Daniels added seven points, Khai Hernandez added three, and Dawsen Shalberg added two.