Salina, KS

Now: 53 °

Currently: Rain

Hi: 55 ° | Lo: 50 °

Vikings drop opening round game on Buzzer Beater

KSAL StaffJanuary 19, 2022

The Hugoton Eagles hit a well defended fade away shot at the buzzer to defeat the Vikings by the score of 51-49. The Vikings got off to a good start leading 11-7 after 1 quarter. Led 18-17 at the half. Hugoton got hot from beyond the arch in the 3rd quarter to take a 37-30 lead only to see the Vikings come out to start the 4th quarter with an 8-0 run to take a 1 point lead and set up an exciting finish. Both teams traded leads late and the Vikings missed a couple 1 & 1 free-throw chances to increase their late lead. with 2.1 seconds left Hugoton called a timeout. Inbounded the ball from half court. Found Riddlesparger for a fade away well guarded 3 as the buzzer went off it swished through the basket for a winning 3. Vikings will play their next game tomorrow afternoon at 4:00 in the consolation side of the bracket. Haven Lysell led the Vikings with 13, Trayton Miller added 11. Kade Blanchat had 9.

Don Bengtson

Copyright © Meridian Media, 2022. All Rights Reserved. No part of this story may be reproduced without Meridian Media’s express consent.

CATEGORIES :


STAY IN TOUCH!

GET OUR APP!

LATEST POSTS

Sheriff Soldan: Border Re...
May 24, 2022Comments
Another Friday Night Crui...
May 23, 2022Comments
Tip Helps Catch Burglar
May 23, 2022Comments
Salina Officer Graduates ...
May 23, 2022Comments

LATEST TWEETS

Read all tweets