Mixed results in the middle quarters
H-M-S boys top MMCRU, lose to rated Jays
January 28, 2021
The second and third quarters helped determine the outcome of two War Eagle Conference boys' basketball games last week.
The middle quarters separated Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn and MMCRU during their game on Jan. 18 in Hartley. The Hawks outscored the Royals by 29 points in those quarters to secure an 89-54 win.
MMCRU rallied from a pair of early six-point deficits to take an 18-17 lead. But the Hawks responded with a 23-3 run to build a 47-29 half time lead.
H-M-S dominated the third quarter to extend the advantage to 72-39. Three three-pointers by Sam Heyn midway through the final period put...