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Hays High Trounces Burlington 70-19

IndianThe Hays High Indians were never pushed in a 70-19 win over Burlington, Colorado in the first round of the Orange and Black Classic in Colby.  The Indians used an 8-0 nothing run to start the game.  Burlington scored their only points of the first quarter on a three pointer, followed by a 14-0 run to close the first quarter giving Hays a 22-3 lead.

Hays outscored Burlington 21-8, 14-3 and 13-5 over the next three quarters.  The fourth quarter was a continuous clock.

Kade Parker scored a career high 12 while leading three Indians in double figures.  Derek Bixenman and Brady Werth each scored 11.

The Indians shot 45% from the floor while holding Burlington to 7 of 36 for the game.  The Indians turned the ball over 8 times forcing 31.

Hays will play either McCook, Nebraska or Colby in the semi-finals Friday night at 8:15 in the Colby Community Building.

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  • jimmy john

    r they goin to play any team worth a darn this year

  • go indians!

    Go Indians!!!

  • wondering ….

    jimmy john … yep, wondering the same thing …. shouldn’t they want to play in a little more competitive mid-season tournament? Maybe a tournament with 5A teams, not “little town” teams?

  • For sure

    Its Keltner’s only way of looking good.

  • Dustin Armbruster

    Hays high alternates with the dodge city tournament of champions every other year with the Colby tournament. There are not a lot of tournaments that allow that to happen. Plus this was a first round matchup. None of the first round games were very close this year in Colby.