It was a head-scratcher
Hawks play well but fall to S-O in regional opener
October 27, 2022
Statistics can be useful in determining which team was the most successful in an athletic event. But they don't always tell the full story.
Key statistics for Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn in a Class 2A regional opening round match Oct. 17 at Sibley were every bit as good as Sibley-Ocheyedan in almost every area. But the stat that counts most – scoring – was in the Generals' favor. They won the match, 3-1, by scores of 25-20, 25-20, 24-26 and 25-20.
"I was extremely proud of how we came out and battled," said Hawk coach Cheryl Kroese. "When you can record an average of 10 kills a game, put up...