Indians overpower Greenbacks in statement win


Cayden Sanders

Junior Jordan Dale pictured about to lob it up to senior Tj Nunnery in the first quarter vs Pratt on January 26th.

The Hays High boys basketball team played against the Greenbacks of Pratt on Jan. 26 at home. The Indians are 11-0 on the year and ranked No. 1 in 5A standings.

The Indians had some bench players missing because of disciplinary issues, but they did not have a problem with the Greenbacks. The first quarter truly showed the Indians’ strength and depth in the roster.

The Indians started the game with a 10-0 run that ended with a steal by junior Jordan Dale that turned into an ally-oop to senior Tj Nunnery. Hays High went on another impressive run to end the first quarter 26-3.

The second quarter kept rolling in the Indians’ way; they walked into the locker room with a 46-22 lead.

In the third quarter, the Indians defense only gave up five points; going into the fourth quarter, the Indians pushed the lead to 69-27. The Indians put in the backups for the rest of the quarter and won 74-29.

Hays High moved to 12-0 and are set to match up with Salina Central for a sectional match up that has all of the stakes; Central went into double overtime against the No. 2 team in 5A Salina South.