The Hartley Sentinel-The Everly/Royal News - Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

By Mike Petersen
Sports Editor & Staff Writer 

They went out and got it

Hawks fight back to defeat Alta-Aurelia in regional opener

 

February 17, 2022

MIKE PETERSEN/SENTINEL-NEWS

Jasmine Lux stretches out in an attempt to keep the ball in play during H-M-S's 49-47 regional tourney win over Alta-Aurelia.

Generally speaking, a basketball game ends when the final horn sounds. But the girls' 2A first round regional tournament game Feb. 12 in Hartley between Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn and Alta-Aurelia proved that is not always true.

After the eighth lead change of the final quarter, H-M-S went ahead by one on Lydia Harders' rebound put-back with 50 seconds to play. Jasmine Lux added a free throw with 14 seconds on the clock to make the score 49-47. Alta-Aurelia brought the ball up the court and attempted a three-pointer. The shot was short but the Warriors rebounded the ball and H-M-S was called fo...



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