Tigers lose to Kearney


Hastings High's Ryan Kern dribbles against Kearney's David
Erickson Tuesday in Hastings.

Despite the frigid weather Tuesday night, the Kearney Bearcats (7-11) found some hot shooting inside the Hastings High gym as they defeated the Tigers 72-53. 

The Bearcats jumped out to a 20-9 first quarter lead and held on to lead 32-25 at the half. Kearney junior Peyton Pocock had 12 first-half points and Bryan Burchell came off the bench and nailed two 3-pointers as the Bearcats were shooting well from around the field. 

Hastings went on a 7-0 run with three minutes left in the second quarter to cut the Bearcat lead to 25-20. Freshman Vinny Schmidt started the second quarter with a 3-pointer and ended the half on a 3-pointer while 6-foot, 5-inch junior Addison Belau had seven points in between to cut the deficit to seven heading into the second half. 

 

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