Hays Holds Liberal at Arm’s Length
Brock Kappelmann - February 15, 2020 6:46 am
Hays held on to defeat Liberal 67-56 on Senior Night Friday night in the Big House. The Indians shot 55 percent and led throughout. Liberal had a good three point shooting night and cut the Hays lead to eight several times but could never draw any closer.
The Indians built a 21-7 first quarter lead and led 23-7 early in the second quarter. Liberal trailed 27-13 but cut the lead to 27-19 and trailed 32-19 at halftime. Liberal cut the lead to 36-28 in the third quarter and trailed 47-34 after three. Hays ballooned the lead to 52-34 before the Redskins cut into that lead.
Syris Dunlap led the Redskins with 11 points and Lee Hatcher scored 10. Liberal was 12-28 from three point range but just 6-20 from two point range against the Hays length. Liberal shot 38 percent. Hays dominated the glass out rebounding LHS 32-15.
Liberal is 7-10 and 2-4 in the WAC. Hays is 10-6 and 5-1 in the WAC. Hays wins their sixth straight over the Redskins. Liberal plays at Cimarron on Tuesday on 1270 and kscbnews.net.