For three and a half quarters, the unranked Hastings High boys basketball team was giving Class B No. 1 McCook all it could handle.
Then, the Bison stampede hit.
After HHS senior Tyler Ripperger hit two free throws to tie the score at 35-all with 6:16 left in the game, the Tigers and McCook looked poised for a down to the wire contest.
Instead, the Bison went on a 17-1 charge from that point on to run over the Tigers 52-36 Friday night at the HHS North Gym.