Liberal used a 1-3-1 trap to hold Great Bend to three third quarter points in a 49-36 win over visiting Great Bend in the Big House Friday night. The Panthers led 10-8 after one quarter and it was tied at 24 at the half. LHS outscored Great Bend 11-3 in the third quarter to lead 35-27 after three. Hayden Coker was a force inside with 14 points. Liberal defeats Great Bend for the fifth straight time and seventh time in the past eight games. LHS has won three of their past four and is 5-8 overall and 1-2 in the WAC while the Panthers are 4-10 overall and 0-4 in the WAC. Liberal hosts 4-8 Dodge City Saturday night at about 7:45 on 1270 and kscbnews.net.