Hettinger-Scranton’s boys basketball team picked up their seventh straight victory over Glen Ullin-Hebron in Hettinger on Feb. 5 by a 78-54 score.
By SHELDON CHRISTENSON | For The Record
The Night Hawks jumped out quickly with a 21-11 first quarter score and their defense created havoc for the Bearcats all game as they had 17 turnovers, according to my count.
Hayden Sadowsky was on fire as he scored 33 points, which included eight 3-pointers. The Kludt brothers, Isaiah and Sam, chipped in with 17 and 14 respectfully. Sam Kludt also led the team in rebounds.
Jaron Morman paced the Bearcats with 13 and Bailey Morman added 11.
Hettinger/Scranton improved their region standing to 5-2 and Glen Ullin-Hebron slipped to 2-5.
In the two preliminary games the Night Hawk C team built a 36-27 lead after three quarters but were outscored 22-11 in final stanza and lost 51-47. As usual, the Night Hawks substituted heavily in the fourth quarter. Brett Christopherson scored 13 and Carson Schalesky had 12 to lead the Night Hawks.
Jacob Dix and Schalesky both led in the rebounding department.
The junior varsity contest was a tight battle throughout the game, with the two teams trading leads numerous times. The game came down to the last 25 seconds when Schalesky broke a 55-55 tie with a basket just inside the 3-point line above the free-throw line.
The Bearcats could not score on their possession and the Night Hawks pulled out a 57-55 win. Hettinger/Scranton was led by Jarad Mattis with 22, Schalesky had 14 and Jordan Hill added 10.