The Moundridge boys made a furious comeback in the third quarter after trailing 28-20 at halftime, but couldn’t hold on, falling 60-56 to McPherson County rival Inman Friday night.
INMAN — The Moundridge boys made a furious comeback in the third quarter after trailing 28-20 at halftime, but couldn’t hold on, falling 60-56 to McPherson County rival Inman Friday night.
The Teutons had jumped out to a 12-6 lead after the first quarter and then out-scored the Wildcats 16-14 in the second for the halftime lead.
Moundridge, however roared back with a 24-9 third quarter. The Wildcats were sparked by Hunter Enyart, who had 12 of his game high 21 points in the third frame.
Inman fired back in the fourth, however, scoring 23 points, thanks, in part, to the efforts of Josh Miller, who nine points in the quarter, seven of which came from the foul line, where he went 7-of-8 to boost the Teutons to the four point win.
Miller and Alex Ropp both finished with 16 points for Inman. Justin Friesen added 12 in the win.
Enyart was the only Wildcat in double figures, as the usually high-scoring Daniel Ratzlaff was held to only six points, those not coming until the second half.
Elyria Christian 39
ELYRIA — The Elryia boys dropped a Wheat State League game to Solomon Friday night, losing 71-39.
The Gorillas jumped out to a 20-7 lead after the first quarter and 42-16 at the intermission.
Elyria came out with more fire in the second half, managing to stay even with Solomon in the third quarter, matching them 18-18. The Eagles held the scoring advantage in the fourth quarter, 15-11, but the first half deficit proved too much to overcome.
Ethan Price led Elryia with 12 points, while Josh Nichols and Daniel Froese both added eight.
Solomon’s Josh Burdine led everyone with 23 points. Blake Homman added 12.
Little River 46
LITTLE RIVER — The Redskins trailed at the half, but tough defense shut down Hope in the second half, allowing Little River to win 46-33.
The Lions held a 15-13 advantage after the first quarter and held Little River to only four second quarter points to take a 21-19 lead into the locker room at half.
Dalton Konen took the game on his shoulders in the third quarter, though, dropping 11 points in the frame, even as the Redskins shut down Hope’s offense, allowing only eight.
Tevin Renkin’ took over in the fourth, scoring eight of Little River’s 11 fourth quarter points.
Renkin had 18 points on the night, while Konen finished with 15.
CANTON — The Eagles were in the game through the first half, but Sedgwick put the clamps down in the second half, allowing only four total Canton-Galva points in the 63-29 loss.
A.J. Medley had nine points. Cody Savage and Tanner Klingensmith both had eight.