After dropping their first two games of the season, the Thomas More Prep – Marian boys’ basketball team got a victory Saturday afternoon in the 7th-place contest against Colby in the Hays City Shootout.
TMP scored the first five points of the game and never trailed against the Eagles going on for a 63-38 win.
Nine players scored for the Monarchs including three in double digits. Senior Nick Hammeke led all scorers with 14 points. Seniors Jacob Fouts and Taylor Pfeifer scored 11 and 10 points respectively.
Colby’s Luke Cox scored 24 points against Hays High in the consolation semifinals the day before. Cox was held to just three points at Felten Middle School on Saturday.
TMP (1-2) will turn around and play the same Eagles team on Thursday in Colby.
Joe Hertel Postgame Interview
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