Redskins Rally Past Tigers in Guymon
Brock Kappelmann - December 6, 2017 7:25 am
Ryan Petty’s first victory as LHS head coach will be a memorable one. It certainly wasn’t easy. The Liberal Redskins trailed by 12 in the first half and the second half but out scored Guymon 15-4 in the fourth quarter for a 46-43 win at Guymon. It’s Liberal’s seventh consecutive win ove rthe Tigers.
Guymon bolted to a 17-7 lead and 19-7 early in the second quarter. LHS rallied to tie the game at 22-22 and trailed 24-22 at halftime. The Tigers came out ready for the second half taking a 36-24 lead. LHS trimmed the lead to 39-31 after three. Liberal went on a 7-0 run to cut the GHS lead to 39-38. LHS finally took the lead with a Lee Hatcher jumper to lead 42-41 with 2:20 to play and a Lee Hatcher steal and lay up made it 44-41 Skins with 1:53 to play. The Redskins got 12 from Hatcher and 11 from Cameron Riley. Tristan Bigham added nine. The Redskins won despite going 10-25 from the foul line. Guymon was only 2-6 from the line. Grayson Wallace led Guymon with 14.
Liberal is 1-1 and hosts the Conestoga/Community Bank Classic Friday and Saturday. The Redskins play Hereford Friday night at about 7:45 on 1270 and kscbnews.net. Guymon is 0-1 and plays Hugoton Thursday in the Hugoton Blue and Red Classic.