Hays Sweeps Junction City
Girls: Hays 47, Junction City 25
The Hays High Lady Indians jumped out to a 9-0 lead and then used a 7-0 run to open up the second quarter to build a 13 point lead as Hays cruised to the 47-25 win over Junction City. Hays took their first double digit lead at 17-6 off a Megan Bird three pointer and Hays never led by less than ten points rest of the game
The Indians shoot 43% from the field (20-46) and hold the Blue Jays to just nine field goals (9-31). Hays’ full court pressure also led to 26 Junction City turnovers.
The Lady Indians were led in scoring by Janae Gagnon with 12 and Katelyn Schumacher with 10. Schumacher also grabbed a game high seven rebounds. Seven players scored between three and twelve points in the game.
Hays improves to 3-2 on the season. Junction City falls to 1-3.
Boys: Hays 84, Junction City 64
Hays did a little of everything cruising to a 20 point win over Junction City on Tuesday night. The Indians never trailed in the game jumping on top 5-0. The Indians led by one after the first quarter and by just five mid way through the second, but a 13-0 run that included three Lane Clark three’s put the Blue Jays away for good as Hays won 84-64.
Four players in the game scored 20 or more points. For Junction City both Frank Johnston and Cedric Johnson scored 23. Johnson also had 12 rebounds. Hays put four in double figures. Brady Werth scored a career high 22 along with six rebounds and six blocks. Lane Clark scored a career high 20 on six three pointers, and two free throws. Clark scored 17 in the first half. Jordan Windholz and Adam Deterding each scored 10. Nine different Indians scored in the game.
Hays was 11-18 on threes and 23-41 from the field for 56%. Junction City shot 26-70 (37%) and 6-16 on three’s.
Hays improves to 5-0 while Junction City falls to 1-3.
Both Hays teams will be at home next Thursday to play Pratt for the final game before Christmas break.