Liberal, KS

Now: 58 °F

Currently: Fair

Hi: 58 °F | Lo: 56 °F

Tuesday

Hi: 86 °F 

Lo: 54 °F

Wednesday

Hi: 79 °F 

Lo: 49 °F

Thursday

Hi: 69 °F 

Lo: 47 °F

Friday

Hi: 73 °F 

Lo: 53 °F

Saturday

Hi: 79 °F 

Lo: 59 °F

Handy’s Maize Spoils Liberal’s Upset Bid

KSCB News - March 4, 2016 7:18 am

The Liberal Lady Redskins made Maize work. A program which is injury riddled to be sure, has been to two straight 6A state title games. Kismet native Jarrod Handy had this team at a three seed despite four major knee injuries this season. The Lady Skins led by 12 twice in the third quarter before the Lady "Eagles rallied to beat Liberal 44-37 in overtime. Liberal was looking for their first postseason win in six years.

Liberal jumped out to a 7-2 lead early and missed several lay ups or they would have had a bigger lead early. LHS led 7-5 after one quarter. Maize took a 16-11 lead but an Ali Lucero three before half helped Liberal to trim the lead to 16-14 for Maize which was the halftime score. LHS bolted out of the lockeroom on a 16-2 run to lead 30-18 after they had led 28-16. The Lady Redskins enjoyed a 30-20 lead after three quarters. Handy pressed Liberal and LHS fell apart. They didn’t get it past halfcourt three straight possessions. The Lady Eagles soared to their own 16-2 run to lead 34-32. Liberal tied the game at 35-35 and missed a three pointer to win it. Maize controlled overtime after Ali Lucero and Jada Mickens fouled out. LHS was 2-11 from three point range and Maize was 4-12.

Diamond Bailey scored 16 in her final game. Carolina Limon had eight. Liberal finished 11-10 which is their first winning season since 2010 when they were 12-10. Maize is 15-6.

 

Latest Stories

Hugoton Police Looking for Hit and Run Suspect

On Sunday morning, May 26, officers of the Hugoton Police Department were called to the 100...

Broadcast Square audio archives May 20 to 24, 2019

You can listen to archived Broadcast Square audio from the week of May 20 to 24,...

Louderback Files For USD 483 School Board

2019 City/School Election FILING USD 483 School Board District 1 Clayton M Louderback has filed his...