Guymon Edges Past Liberal
Brock Kappelmann - February 12, 2020 7:33 am
For the first time since 2014, the Guymon Tigers defeated the Liberal Redskins in boys basketball. The Tigers won 44-42 over the Skins Tuesday night on Senior Night in Guymon.
This was a tight game throughout. Guymon led 12-10 after one quarter and LHS led 22-20 at the half. Liberal led 31-27 in the beginning of the third quarter and led 33-31 after three. Liberal led 40-39 after a Dunlap layup. But LHS fouled Guymon on a three pointers and Mark Arledge sank all three free throws. Liberal struggled to execute their offense against Guymon’s 2-3 zone on the last few possessions.
Braxton Hyde scored 16 in the loss. AJ Ramirez added nine. Arledge scored 14 on Senior Night for GHS. Nash Kauffman had 10 for the Tigers. Guymon was 13-21 at the foul line while LHS was 2-3. Liberal shot 33 percent and Guymon shot 42 percent.
Liberal is 7-9 and Guymon is 7-13. The Redskins had won 11 in a row against Guymon. Liberal hosts Hays for Senior Night Friday night at 7:50 in the Big House and it airs on 1270 and kscbnews.net. Guymon plays at Woodward Friday.