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.


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