Liberal bolted past the host Colby Eagles Saturday afternoon in Colby High School 67-36. LHS used a 22-8 run in the second quarter to lead 36-20 at halftime. Liberal hit six of 12 three pointers in the win to improve to 4-7 and take fourth place at the Colby Orange and Black Classic. Kylan Thomas led Liberal with 11 and Jared Hasik scored 11 in the win. Hayden Coker, Blake Stout, and Cade Hinkle added eight a piece. Liberal hosts the team who won the Colby title Scott City Friday night in the Big House at about 7:45 on 1270 and kscbnews.net.
The Hugoton girls beat the LHS girls for third 63-53 Saturday afternoon in the Colby Orange and Black Classic. Jai Chapman scored 25 in the loss. Liberal led 11-10 after the first quarter but the Lady Eagles led 28-20 at the half. It was 50-44 at the end of three. Hugoton is 11-2 and Liberal is 4-7. Liberal hosts Scott City Friday at 6 with coverage at 5:45 on 1270 and kscbnews.net.