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Pawnee Heights boys lose first game
Pawnee Heights Tigers



ROZEL – Ashland’s boys outscored Pawnee Heights 9-3 down the stretch for a 58-52 Southern Plains Iroquois Activities Association basketball victory.

The Tigers tied the game at 49 when Dalton Hamby sunk a 3-pointer off a Kade Scott pass.

Ashland scored the next six points. Greysen Gardiner scored on a drive followed by another Gardiner basket. Brennan Grady scored off a steal for a 55-49 lead with 55 seconds left.

Pawnee Heights (7-1, 3-1) was paced by Kade Scott with 23 points and Harrison VanMeter added 18 points.

Ashland’s Grady scored 12 points. Konnor Maule, Gardiner and Cody Lohrding each scored 10 points.

Ashland played an effective box-and-one defense against high-scoring Kade Scott, averaging 28 ppg. Chris White blocked a pair of shots and Cody Lohrding also defended Scott.

“Ashland is a very good ball club, and we always kind of have a mental block against them,” said Pawnee Heights coach Gustavo Flores.

Ashland 12 12 14 20 -- 58

P. Heights 10 13 13 16 -- 52

ASHLAND (6-3, 3-2)—Grady 6-8 0-1 12, Lohrding 4-15 2-6 10, Gardiner 5-10 0-0 10, Maule 5-9 0-1 10, Branson 1-1 0-0 2, McPahil 1-6 5-10 7, White 3-5 0-0 7, Totals 25-54 7-18 58

PAWNEE HEIGHTS 41, ASHLAND 15 – The Pawnee Heights girls rolled past Ashland 41-15 in a Southern Plains Iroquois Activities Association basketball game.

Pawnee Heights (6-2, 2-2) was paced by Jaden Carlson with 13 points and Madison Polson added seven points. Ashlee Miller scored six points had three assists, three steals and took a charge. Katie Amspacker tallied eight rebounds, three blocks and two steals.