Preparation pays off in a big way
Hawks build big lead, then hold off Tri-Center for playoff victory
October 28, 2021
Good preparation translated into positive results for Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn in its Class A first-round playoff matchup with Tri-Center on Oct. 22. The Hawks built a 44-point lead in the second half and went on to earn a 70-54 win at Peterson Field.
Hawk coach Jay Eilers credited players and coaches with being ready for the highest-scoring playoff contest in program history.
"Our kids practiced at an amazingly high level," Eilers noted. "Our coaches do a tremendous job on film breakdown and we're going to continue to try to put our kids in the best positions available, and then they prove u...