District semifinal is 'a real grind'
H-M-S boys' season ends with loss to St. Mary's
February 24, 2022
"It's a tough way to end the season."
That's how Hawk coach Naet Hoaglund summed up Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn's 62-22 loss to Remsen St. Mary's in a Class 1A boys' district semifinal on Feb. 17.
H-M-S never led and only forced one tie (2-2). The home team's lead quickly grew to 15-4 late in the first quarter and expanded to 32-13 at the half.
"It certainly wasn't the outcome we had worked and prepared for," Hoaglund acknowledged. "Remsen St. Mary's is tough and they play so well together. Defensively, they are always in great position, contest everything and really limit what you're able to do...