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Red Hot Hugoton Shoots Past Skins

Brock Kappelmann - February 18, 2021 7:11 am

The Hugoton Eagles won their 14th straight game with a 78-53 win over the Liberal Redskins Wednesday night in Hugoton.  The Eagles led by double digits most of the game.

Hugoton jumped out on Liberal 15-7 early on.   The Eagles led 24-17 after one quarter.  The Eagle led 41-28 at halftime.  The Eagles delighted their home crowd with a 60-40 lead after three and built the lead to 30 to use a running clock for the last couple of minutes.

Hugoton buried 10-23 three pointers and shot 51 percent from the field.  They were 18-27 at the foul line.  The Redskins shot 28 percent from the field and were 9-36 from three point range and 6-8 at the foul line.  Liberal committed 18 turnovers.

Jayce Korf led Hugoton with 20 points.  Sawyer Harper scored 12 including a dunk.  Haden Daharsh and Ryle Riddlesperger had 11 a piece.  Alex Lopez scored a career high 15 and Shay Kerr scored a career high 14.

Liberal had won five of the last six against the Eagles.  Hugoton is 14-2 and has won 14 straight.  The Redskins have dropped three straight and are 5-12.  Hugoton hosts Holcomb Friday night and Liberal hosts Great Bend Saturday night at about 7:45 for homecoming on 1270 and


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