www.mozilla.com Weather Central
Voices
Headlines

Tiger softball picked fifth in MIAA -1/29/2015, 11:27 AM

Tiger women win at Emporia -1/29/2015, 10:29 AM

FHSU men pick up needed win at Emporia -1/29/2015, 10:30 AM

No. 12 Wichita State survives Loyola's challenge -1/29/2015, 10:23 AM

KU wins ugly game -1/29/2015, 10:31 AM

Graham enjoying KU life -1/28/2015, 11:03 AM

Mountaineers take down Wildcats -1/28/2015, 11:03 AM

Tuesday's area prep basketball boxscores -1/28/2015, 11:03 AM

Belichick, Patriots focused solely on Seattle, Super Bowl -1/28/2015, 11:02 AM

MVC strong at the top -1/28/2015, 11:02 AM

Former Tiger, HHS coach named new FB coach at Mac -1/27/2015, 6:57 PM

Tiger women vault to No. 6 in poll -1/27/2015, 2:39 PM

James Shields remains a free agent, but Royals 'not sure there's a fit' -1/27/2015, 10:17 AM

Pats' owner defends Belichick, Brady -1/27/2015, 10:17 AM

Alexander newcomer of the week -1/27/2015, 10:17 AM

KSU's Edwards finding success as the sixth man -1/27/2015, 10:17 AM

FHSU wins Kansas Cup after scoring error -1/27/2015, 10:17 AM

FHSU wrestling takes second in Kansas Cup -1/26/2015, 10:27 AM

WSU baseball starts second season under Butler -1/26/2015, 10:36 AM

No. 14 WSU hammers Drake -1/26/2015, 10:37 AM

Stafford named Offensive MVP in first Pro Bowl -1/26/2015, 10:27 AM

TMP boys, girls claim MCL title; HHS boys fall -1/26/2015, 10:27 AM

Brand tops Deterding in Bob Kuhn Classic -1/25/2015, 8:41 PM

Tiger wrestling falls short of No. 3 UNK -1/25/2015, 8:41 PM

No. 17 Tigers dominate No. 4 Pitt State -1/25/2015, 8:41 PM

FHSU men fall short of Pitt State -1/25/2015, 8:41 PM

Friday's area prep basketball boxscores -1/25/2015, 2:45 PM

-1/25/2015, 2:00 PM

TMP girls use overtime for semifinal win -1/24/2015, 3:13 PM

Young key in Indians' semifinal win -1/24/2015, 1:22 PM

Defense lifts TMP boys to MCL title game -1/24/2015, 12:27 PM

Sports Scores

Tuesday

Prep basketball

Boys

Atwood 76, St. Francis 65

Dighton 62, Oberlin 47

Hillsboro 50, Goodland 47

Lakeside 42, Lincoln 32

Minneapolis 68, Russell 35

Rock Hills 42, Natoma 37

Salina Central 62, Andover 58

Salina South 62, Sacred Heart 47

Sharon Springs 75, Leoti 38

St. John's Beloit-Tipton 57, Osborne 34

Sylvan-Lucas 61, Thunder Ridge 48

Girls

Dighton 44, Atwood 11

Dodge City 71, Hays High 28

Hesston 51, Goodland 18

Hoisington 60, Victoria 46

Hoxie 65, St. Francis 13

Lincoln 33, Lakeside 26

Minneapolis 47, Otis-Bison 24

Osborne 59, Wilson 34

Sharon Springs 63, Oberlin 42

Sylvan-Lucas 43, Natoma 41 (ot)

Tescott 41, Rock Hills 33

Trego 56, Leoti 27

Thunder Ridge 33, St. John's Beloit-Tipton 30

Click To View All


myTown Calendar

SPOTLIGHT
[var top_story_head]

Hays High girls open WAC with win

Published on -1/6/2013, 8:07 PM

Printer-friendly version
E-Mail This Story

By TYLER PARKS

sports@dailynews.net

LIBERAL -- The Hays High School girls' basketball team came out with a different starting lineup that consisted of five first-time starters for its Friday night Western Athletic Conference opener against against Liberal.

"We had some communication problems today, so we went with a different starting lineup," Hays High head coach Kirk Maska said of the lineup change.

It led to a bit of a rough start, but when the Indians' usual starters entered the game, so did the full-court press -- and problems for the Redkins in a 50-36 win for Hays High.

The Indians tied the game up at 11 to start the second quarter, and it was all Hays High from there.

The Indians closed out the first half on a 10-0 run, outscoring the Redskins 14-3 in the second quarter.

"I think once we get moving we don't have time to think and worry, so it got them moving and I think it got them going. We started pushing out and had a pretty decent lead by half," Maska said.

Three minutes into the third quarter Maska called off the press with the Indians up 33-18, but the floodgates had been opened and the Indians finished the third quarter up 42-20.

Four straight threes by Liberal's sophomore Megan Besecker led a late Redskin push, but wasn't enough to overcome the large deficit.

"Liberal is a lot better than they have been in the past, but it is a road win in the conference and we have to win on the road to get a shot to win the league, so we are thrilled to death to get one and get home to get ready for a good rival at Great Bend," Maska said.

Senior Katelyn Schumacher led the Indians with 17 points, while senior Taylor Herman grabbed eight rebounds to lead the way.

Senior Kaitlin Gulley was also in double figures with 14 points on the night.

This was the Indians first game back after winter break.

"You get to work on a few things during break and get to relax a little bit. I thought at times we looked really, really well and times we looked kind of rusty. I was pleased with the performance, I thought for the most part we played pretty well," Maska said.

Hays High improved to 4-3, 1-0 WAC and will travel to Great Bend on Tuesday night. Game time is 6 p.m. Liberal fell to 3-4, 0-1 WAC.

digg delicious facebook stumbleupon google Newsvine
More News and Photos

Associated Press Videos

AP Breaking News