South drops game to Derby

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Hayden Bontrager, 11, goes for a lay up. Mavs beat Arc City on Dec. 8. Photo by C. Willig

BY MIKAYLA LABEE, VINNY GONZALES & SEAN MALEY

 On Jan. 23, South took loss to Derby 71-56, although they had a lead in the first quarter.

Kael Kordonowy, 11, gained the most points during the game and this gave South their lead in the beginning.

“They (Derby) went on long runs and we could have pushed the ball more. All of us as a team could have slowed down and focused to feed it to the post,” Kordonowy said.

During the second half, South started to fall short while Derby outscored them 25-10.

Derby went on long runs without South scoring giving them the lead, South was starting to turned the ball over more in the second half which hurt them in the end.

In the third quarter giving them the major win of the night.

“Our third quarter was terrible,” Trey Reid, 10, said. “We went 5 minutes straight without scoring anything, we could’ve played defense better as a team.” South started to run out of energy with the fast pace game they were playing.

This loss for South puts their overall record at 7-5 with the next game on Jan. 26 in the MHSH gym, at 7:30.

 

Hayden Bontrager, 11, goes for a lay up. Mavs beat Arc City on Dec. 8. Photo by C. Willig

Hayden Bontrager, 11, goes for a lay up. Mavs beat Arc City on Dec. 8. Photo by C. Willig