Redskins Press for Success in Salina Finale
Brock Kappelmann - January 25, 2020 3:53 pm
The Liberal Redskins used their press to force 21 turnovers and defeat the Concordia Panthers 63-47 Saturday afternoon at the Brick House in Salina. The Skins finish on a high after a 1-2 trip to Salina.
The Redskins built an 18-10 lead after one quarter and led 31-17 in the second quarter before a 33-19 halftime lead. The Skins led 43-27 early in the third quarter. LHS led 52-31 after three. The Panthers cut the Redskin lead to 52-42 at the five minute mark of the fourth quarter. Liberal recovered with a 6-0 run to lead 58-42.
The Redskins shot 41 percent from the field. The Angry Red shot over 40 percent from the field in all three games in Salina. They came into the tournament shooting 35 percent on the season. The Skins connected on 9-25 three’s in the win and made 14-19 at the foul line. Concordia shot 38 percent.
Braxton Hyde led the Redskins with 16 points. He nailed 4-10 three pointers for nine three pointers in the tournament. AJ Ramirez and Hunter Hatcher scored 10 a piece. Hatcher finished with 10 three pointers in the tournament. Malcolm Wiltshire had nine points and four steals.
Liberal has defeated Concordia all four meetings in the SIT. Liberal is 6-7 and Concordia is 2-7. Liberal plays at Hugoton on Friday at about 8 on 1270 and kscbnews.net.