Girls basketball adds two losses and a win to their record


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Senior Tasiah Nunnery and sophomore Aleyia Ruder get the ball back from Great Bend during the home game on Jan. 14.

The lady Indians started their week of three games on Feb. 14 against Liberal and lost 62-29.

The game was tied at two points, but from there, the Redskins took over. They had the lead 10-8 and then went on a 33-6 run within the next 15 minutes.

Sophomore Aleyia Ruder scored 11 points, which is her sixth time scoring in double figures this season.

They move to 4-12 on the year and 1-5 in the Western Athletic Conference.

On Feb. 18, the lady Indians took on Abilene and won 47-44. A big 16-3 run the in second quarter helped keep the Indians on top going into halftime with a score of 27-14.

Abilene then used a 23-6 run in the third quarter to lead 44-40 with 40 seconds left in the game.

Junior Re Green was a standout for the Indians in the final seconds, getting an offensive rebound and setting senior Tasiah Nunnery up with a shot to close the gap.

Green then successfully made a field goal and was fouled on the shot, giving her team a chance to take the lead of the game.

Nunnery set a career high of 21 points, and Hays moved to 5-12 on the season.

For the last of their three games, the Indians took on Garden City at home and lost 54-38.

The lady Indians started the game off with a 9-2 lead, but could not hold on to it for long and going into halftime the Buffaloes had the lead, 24-22.

The Buffaloes then built up a double-digit lead that the Indians could never catch up to.

Nunnery lead her team with 15 points, and Ruder added 13 points.

The lady Indians are now 5-13 on the season and are 1-6 in the Western Athletic Conference. They will host Dodge City on Feb. 25 for Senior Night.