Skins Use Two Overtimes to Get by Guymon
KSCB News - February 10, 2016 7:26 am
For the second time this season, one overtime wasn’t enough. Liberal used two overtimes to sneak out of Guymon with a 55-54 win. LHS sweeps the season series and is 11-4 while Guymon is 12-7.
The Tigers took a 14-7 lead after one and led 22-14 at the half. The Tigers led 24-14 and 27-17 in the third quarter. The Redskins finally led at 29-28 and 32-31. Guymon re-took the lead at 35-32 before a Cade Hinkle three pointer tied the game. Liberal had a 39-35 lead with Hinkle at the line for a 1 and 1 but the free throw missed and Guymon’s Jacob Watson nailed a three to make it 39-38. LHS led 40-38 in the closing seconds when Guymon’s Mason Lagrande was fouled on a three point shot. He made two of three at the line to tie the game. The Tigers led in overtime 45-40and 47-43. A key Tim Fitzgerald steal and lay up tied the scored a 47-47. After Guymon scored to lead 49-47, Cade Hinkle was fouled and made two clutch free throws with .3 seconds left in OT. In double overtime, Liberal built a 55-51 lead after Cole Evans sunk two free throws. Lagrande nailed a three with 4.1 seconds leftt to make it 55-4 but Liberal in bounded the ball to Fitzgerald who lofted the ball ahead to Hinkle as time expired.
Deladris Green and Cole Evans both had double doubles for the Redskins. Green had 14 points and 13 rebounds while Evans added 10 points and 14 rebounds. Guymon’s Carter Nash had 14 and Lagrande had 13.
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Liberal sweeps the season series for the second straight season. Liberal is 11-4 and currently in second in the sub state standings. Guymon is 12-7.