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 kscbnews.net.