Redskins Can’t Keep Up with Holcomb
Brock Kappelmann - December 9, 2020 6:35 am
Holcomb used their speed and outside shooting to build a lead and hold on to defeat the Liberal Redskins 59-46 Tuesday evening in Holcomb. It was a tough shooting night for LHS who missed many two footers and made 4-18 three pointers.
The Longhorns led early 9-2 and 18-10 after one quarter. The Skins cut the lead to 22-19 early in the second quarter. Alex Lopez hit a three right before half and the Horns led 28-22 at the half. Holcomb took firm control of the game in the third quarter. The Longhorns built a lead of 38-24 and led 38-29 after three. Holcomb led 44-29 and 49-34 in the fourth quarter. Liberal cut the lead to eight twice at 49-41 and 52-44.
Holcomb made 7-19 three pointers and 15-22 free throws. The Redskins were 4-18 from three point range and 10-12 at the foul line.
AJ Ramirez led Liberal with 15. Alex Lopez added 10.
Liberal is 1-1 and plays at Wichita Trinity Thursday night at about 7:45 on 1270 and kscbnews.net. Holcomb is 2-0 and breaks a two game losing skid against LHS.