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Lee Hatcher Heads to Rio Grande Valley at Preferred Walk On

Brock Kappelmann - August 11, 2021 2:29 pm

2020 Liberal High School graduate Lee Hatcher has is Rio Grande bound.  The guard is a preferred walk on for the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros.  Hatcher has spent much of the summer on campus at UTRGV getting ready for the season.   Hatcher spent last year at Victory Rock Prep School in Florida.  Hatcher says he has added weight in muscle and has been playing with the Vaqueros this summer.  Texas-Rio Grande Valley was 9-10 last year.  Matt Figger is the head coach for the Vaqueros who play in the WAC and are an NCAA division 1 school.   Lee was a three sport athlete at Liberal High School in football, basketball, and track.  Hatcher averaged eight points per game for the Redskins in 2020.  He scored 18 in a game against Great Bend.  Hatcher played 11 games in his junior year before he was sidelined by an injury.  He averaged eight a game.  Hatcher averaged seven a game as a sophomore and had a 16 point game against Hereford.  Lee was a guest during Sportsguys Friday morning.


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