HMS Basketball Hosts West Sioux
West Sioux defeated Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 63-35 in War Eagle Conference basketball on Tuesday night. The Falcons led 17-8 after one quarter and 35-16 at halftime. They stretched the lead to 50-27 after three. Emma Mace led all scorers with 24 for the Falcons who start the year 1-0. Erin Streit paced the Hawks with 13 points. HMS is 0-2. They have a week off and travel to Clay Central-Everly on Tuesday.
West Sioux blew open a close game in the third quarter to top Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 63-27. The Falcons led 19-7 after one but the Hawks narrowed the gap to 25-19 at halftime. The third quarter was all West Sioux as the Falcons outscored HMS 30-1 to lead 55-20 going into the final frame. Jake Lynott scored 16 points for West Sioux. Hunter Dekkers added 15 for the Falcons who start 1-0. Ivan Abonce and Reece Petersen each had seven for the Hawks (0-1). HMS next plays on Tuesday at Clay Central-Everly.