Redskins Gain First WAC Win at Great Bend

KSCB News - February 7, 2015 3:09 am

Liberal built a pair of 17 point leads but sputtered at the foul line in a 53-45 win at Great Bend Friday night. The Redskins gain their first WAC win of the season in the process and win for the fourth time in five years at Panther Gym.

Liberal came out determined to play their best defensive game and led the Panthers 12-4 after one quarter. The Redskins led 26-11 at the half as Mershek Wiltshire beat the buzzer with a left wing three pointer. Great Bend trimmed the Liberal lead to 36-25 at the end of three. The Panthers actually came to within six (51-45) with 53 seconds left. Liberal allowed Great Bend to get back in the game due to missed free throws. LHS was 9-24 at the line.

Mershek Wiltshire led Liberal with a career high 16 points. Deladris Green added 10.

Liberal is 8-6 and 1-3 in the WAC while Great Bend is 2-12 and 0-4 in the WAC. Liberal hosts Guymon Tuesday at about 7:45 in the Big House on 1270 and kscbnews.net.

 

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