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Redskins Shoot Blanks in Loss to Gruver

Brock Kappelmann - January 8, 2020 7:11 am

The Liberal Redskins picked a lousy time for a bad shooting night.  The Skins shot 28 percent from the field and 21 percent in the second half of a 44-35 loss to the Gruver Greyhounds in the Big House Tuesday night.

The Redskins and Hounds played to a 7-7 tie after one quarter before the Redskins would lead 19-13 late in the second half but a Gruver alley oop dunk to Oklahoma football signee Jalin Conyers which gave the Greyhounds momentum at the half trailing LHS 19-15.  Gruver and Liberal were tied at 26-26 after three quarters.  The Hounds out paced the Skins 18-9 in the fourth quarter.

Gruver shot 40 percent from the field.  Officials called many more fouls against Liberal as Gruver went 10-22 at the foul line and Liberal was 6-9.  Hunter Hatcher had 17 points and 11 rebounds in the loss.  Jalin Conyers had 15, Carter Armes had 13, and Bo Butler had 11 in the win.

This was the first meeting since 2013.  Gruver is 13-4 and Liberal is 4-3.  The Redskins play at Hays Friday night.  The girls game is at 6 with Redskin Pre-game at 5:45 and the girls game at 6 with the boys game to follow at about 7:45 on 1270 and kscbnews.net.

 

 

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