Rams Split Contest Against Hawks


The Crawford Rams split games with the Hay Springs Hawks Thursday, with the girls picking up their final regular season win and the boys dropping to 7-13 on the year.

The Crawford Lady Rams wrapped up their regular season with a 77-40 victory over Hay Springs.

The Rams head into sub-district action with a 17-4 record after jumping out to a 22-2 lead after the opening period against the Hawks. Crawford continued its explosive offense with a 21-15 run in the second quarter for a 43-17 lead at half-time. The Rams never let up, adding 34 to the board in the second half and holding the Hawks to 23 points.

The Hawks were led by Sadie Hanks with 18 points, including four shots from behind the arc, and Samantha Toof with 15. Toof , who also had one trey, earned a double-double with 11 rebounds.

In the boys’ game, Gabe Varvel netted five of the Hawks seven treys in Hay Springs’ 49-35 win over the Crawford Rams.

Varvel was the Hawks leading scorer with 21 points in a contest that Hay Springs led from the outset. The Hawks jumped out to a 19-3 lead after the first period. Crawford quadrupled its offensive output in the second period, outpacing the Hawks 14-10 but still trailed 29-17 at half-time. Hay Springs padded their lead marginally with an 8-6 run after the break, and the teams paced each other in the fourth, each netting a dozen points.

In addition to Varvel, Hay Springs had two other players in double figures – Gage Mintken added 12 to the board, including two treys, and Logan DeCoste chipped in 10.

Crawford            3            14          6            12          35

Hay Springs        19          10          8            12          49

Hawk stats: Gabe Varvel, 21 pts, 3 reb, 1 asst, 1 stl; Dylan Raymer, 2 pts; Gage Mintken, 12 pts, 5 reb, 3 stls, 3 assts; Toby Scherbarth, 4 pts, 6 reb, 2 stls; Logan DeCoste, 10 pts, 9 reb, 6 assts, 4 stls; Noah Kelly, 1 stl; Dylan Young, 6 reb, 1 stl; Dustin Brien, 4 reb, 1 asst, 1 stl; Talen Smith, 1 reb

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Crawford            22          21          16          18          77

Hay Springs        2            15          10          13          40

Hawk stats: Abigail Nelson, 2 pts; Molly Spicer, 3 pts, 2 reb, 1 asst, 1 stl; Samantha Toof, 15 pts, 11 reb, 2 assts, 1 stl; Sadie Hanks, 18 pts, 9 reb, 4 assts; Emily Nelson, 2 pts; Breely Smith, 1 reb; Jazlyn Smith, 3 reb, 1 asst; Elza Brien, 1 reb, 1 asst; Alexa Tonjes, 4 reb; Emily Nelson, 8 reb, 1 stl

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