Hayfield boys take third in Tartan Tournament

Published 10:42am Sunday, December 30, 2012

TARTAN — The Hayfield boys basketball team took third place in the Tartan Tournament when it beat Rogers (3-7 overall) 66-61 Saturday.

The Vikings (7-2 overall) trailed 57-50 with nine minutes left in the game, when they mounted an 11-0 run. Hayfield took the lead for good when Cole Kruger, who finsished with 26 points, hit two free throws to make it 59-57.

“This was a huge win over a ‘AAAA’ school and it’ll give us confidence to build on,” Hayfield head coach Chris Pack said.

Kruger, a junior guard, averaged 24 points per game in the three-game Tartan Tournament.

Hayfield 32 34 — 66

Rogers 35 26 — 61

Hayfield scoring: Cole Kruger, 26; Brady Kramer, 15; Brady Stevens, 8; Trevor Anderson, 6; Drew Stretighitff, 4; free throws: 64 percent (21-for-33)

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