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District up in the air for HHS -10/30/2014, 10:34 AM

Area prep football district standings, scenarios -10/30/2014, 2:28 PM

A look at the area's state volleyball qualifiers in 1A Division I & II -10/30/2014, 10:34 AM

Dream season ends for K.C. -10/30/2014, 10:33 AM

TMP turns it around, headed to state -10/30/2014, 10:33 AM

Tiger volleyball falls to UNK -10/29/2014, 3:28 PM

Monarchs rally for regional win -10/29/2014, 10:10 AM

One win away for K.C. -10/29/2014, 10:10 AM

Kansas State No. 9 in first football playoff rankings -10/29/2014, 10:10 AM

Hays High soccer sees season end -10/29/2014, 10:10 AM

Tigers look to finish strong -10/29/2014, 10:10 AM

1989 WSU baseball champs reunite -10/28/2014, 10:21 AM

KC's Yost still confident -10/28/2014, 10:21 AM

Romo hurt as Redskins upend Cowboys in OT -10/28/2014, 10:21 AM

Big second half leads to HHS win -10/28/2014, 10:21 AM

CFB notes: TCU and WVU ready to take center stage -10/28/2014, 10:21 AM

Royals down, not out -10/27/2014, 10:57 AM

Earnhardt wins at Martinsville -10/27/2014, 10:57 AM

Romo showing smarts, backbone as Redskins visit -10/27/2014, 10:57 AM

Chiefs defense hammers Rams -10/27/2014, 10:57 AM

Tiger men draw, women win Sunday -10/27/2014, 10:48 AM

Hays High rallies for district win -10/26/2014, 8:35 PM

Tigers fall to No. 10 Bearcats -10/26/2014, 8:35 PM

XC roundup -- Hays High boys, girls qualify -10/26/2014, 10:57 AM

Friday's area prep football roundup -10/26/2014, 8:35 PM

K-State shuts out Texas -10/26/2014, 8:35 PM

Volleyball roundup -- TMP headed to state -10/26/2014, 8:35 PM

HHS, TMP begin regional play -10/26/2014, 8:26 PM

Phillipsburg remains unbeaten in district play -10/26/2014, 8:26 PM

Hays High volleyball sees season end -10/26/2014, 8:26 PM

Russell nabs second win, beats Monarchs -10/26/2014, 1:00 AM

Area prep FB scores, Oct. 24 -10/24/2014, 10:45 PM

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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

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Hays High girls fall to 0-13

Published on -2/2/2014, 8:24 PM

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By AUSTIN COLBERT

acolbert@dailynews.net

The Hays High School girls' basketball team fell well short of Gardner-Edgerton on Saturday, losing 64-27 in the seventh-place game of the 19th annual Mid America Classic, hosted by McPherson High School.

Despite three losses in three days, Hays High coach Kirk Maska was pleased with the effort and the experience gained by his young players.

"It was a good experience for the girls to see what other people are doing and be involved in the skills contest. Mattie Schlaefli tied in the three-point contest and lost in the shootout. But she got there," Maska said.

"The speed of the game is still a little bit fast for us and height wise we don't match up with anybody. I think we are realizing things we have to change and work on and hopefully we can make some improvements."

Hays High was held to a lone field goal in the first half against Gardner-Edgerton and trailed 44-7 at halftime. The Indians kept pace with the Trailblazers in the second half, led by a team-high nine points from junior Brooke Russell.

"I was really pleased with Brooke," Maska said. "When teams go to zone like Gardner-Edgerton did there, Brooke can really shine for us because she can spot up and get a shot off for us. She had several baskets there in the third and fourth quarter that got us going a little bit.

"It was nice to see the girls smiling out there and playing well."

On Friday, HHS lost to Wichita Northwest 54-34 in the tournament's consolation semifinals. Sophomore Audra Schmeidler led the Indians with eight points.

The losses send Hays High to 0-13 this season, but with only one senior on the roster Maska believes with experience -- and continued effort -- there is plenty of reason to be optimistic.

"The girls have been positive and they are doing their best. It's just something that is going to take a little bit of time," Maska said.

"It depends on how hard they want to work and I think a lot of that is going to be done on their own. If it's important to them they will get to the gym on down time and work on things and hopefully we will get that taken care of and see some progression."

Hays High will host Salina South at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

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