Boys’ Basketball Finishes Second at Holiday Tournament


Senior Drake Johnson looks for an open teammate during a recent game versus GICC.

Tate Florell, staff member

     The Holdrege basketball team picked up another win in the Lincoln Lutheran Holiday tournament against Fairbury. The 50-57 victory gave the team confidence and showed the week to week improvement from the squad.

    “We have learned how to work together to get things done on offense,” said junior Jackson Hilyard.

     Jackson Hilyard led the team with 23 points which is also a career high for him.

      In the final game, the boys had a sluggish start that gave Lincoln Lutheran a 10-1 lead in the first quarter. The Dusters fought back making the halftime deficit only 1 point. They continued to fight till the end and when the buzzer sounded, the score was 44-58 Lincoln Lutheran.