Mustangs stay alive, Hawks out after subdistrict opener

Hay Springs' Austin Reed goes up for a layup against Hyannis Tuesday night in the subdistrict D2-12 opener in Gordon. Hay Springs' Austin Reed goes up for a layup against Hyannis Tuesday night in the subdistrict D2-12 opener in Gordon. Photo by Jordan Huether

The Hay Springs Hawks and Gordon-Rushville Mustangs began subdistrict play Tuesday night, with hopes of advancing to their respective subdistrict finals on Thursday. Hay Springs faced Hyannis (14-8) in Gordon Tuesday night, falling by a final score of 60-42. Gordon-Rushville travelled to Alliance to take on Mitchell (5-19), sending the Lions home with a 52-36 defeat.

Hay Springs traded baskets with Hyannis throughout much of the fist half, the lead changing several times, but a late first half Longhorns rally that Hyannis carried into the second half put the Hawks down for good. With the 60-42 victory, Hyannis goes on to face Crawford Thursday night in Gordon. Hay Springs finishes their season with a record of 5-16. No additional stats were available for the game.

Gordon-Rushville found themselves trading the lead with Mitchell early on in the game, but quickly found their composure and pulled away to a 27-17 lead at the half. The Mustangs continued their dominance into the second half, downing the Tigers 52-36 to advance to the subdistrict C1-12 championship Thursday night in Alliance. The Mustangs (17-5)will face Chadron (10-11) to determine who goes on to the district final Feb. 29. Chadron comes off a 56-34 win over Kimball (7-14) Tuesday night. If you can't make it to the game, tune in to our live video broadcast here.

Individual stats:

#

Athlete Name

Pts

FG

FGA

FG%

FT

Reb

Asst

2

Morgan Hurlburt (So)

2

0

3

0

2

0

0

3

Ryan Schwarting (Sr)

4

1

5

20

1

1

6

4

Dylan Schwarting (Fr)

16

6

10

60

2

1

3

12

Korby Campbell (So)

8

4

4

100

0

4

1

22

Trace Beguin (So)

2

1

4

25

0

2

0

23

Rhett Conroy (Sr)

2

1

5

20

0

7

1

24

Jared Nelson (So)

16

6

9

67

2

5

3

35

Sean Combs (Jr)

2

1

1

100

0

3

0

Last modified onWednesday, 24 February 2016 15:16

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