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Dragon boys lose in Brush, take down Sedg. Co. at home PDF Print E-mail
Written by Kyle Arnoldy   

HHS boys’ basketball players have proven they can compete with every team they have faced this season as all five games have been decided by single digits. Holyoke again found themselves in a tight battle Tuesday, Dec. 17, falling to Brush 52-59 on the road and putting away Sedgwick County 65-56 at home Saturday, Dec. 21.

Tanner Smith blows by a Sedgwick County opponent
Saturday night as he drives the baseline for a layup.  

—Enterprise photo

Holyoke 52, Brush 59

In Tuesday’s action, Holyoke moved the ball well offensively and knocked down open shots, but in the end, could not keep pace with Brush as the Dragons lost 52-59.

Logan Tharp and Tito Fierro each knocked down a pair of 3-point shots in the first quarter to fuel a 16-point quarter for the Dragons. Brush, who finished in third last year in 3A, knocked down nine 2-point shots in the quarter to take an 18-16 lead.

Tanner Smith helped keep Holyoke close in the second quarter, scoring all seven of his points in the eight-minute span. Brush added 10 points to their total for a 28-25 lead at half.

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Holyoke Enterprise December 26, 2013