Viking boys upset No. 2 ranked BryonPublished 9:57pm Friday, February 8, 2013
BYRON — The Hayfield boys basketball team broke out of its recent slump as it knocked off No. 2 ranked Byron 47-46 on the road Friday.insure
The Bears (18-2 overall, 10-1 HVL Gold) had an 18-game winning streak going but that came to an end when Cole Kruger, who scored 19 points, hit a pair of free throws to put Hayfield (15-5 overall, 8-3 HVL Gold) up 46-44 with 2:03 left.
Kruger added one more free throw with 25 seconds left and Byron air balled a game winning heave as time expired.
“It was a grind it out game and every possession was huge,” Hayfield head coach Chris Pack said. “Hopefully we’re back to where we were before Brady Kramer got hurt.”
Hayfield 26 21 — 47
Byron 29 17 — 46
Hayfield scoring: Cole Kruger, 19; Trevor Anderson, 11; Brady Kramer, 9; Merrick Ducharme, 2; Jeremy Stuart, 2; Brady Stevens, 2; Drew Streightiff, 2; free throws: 78 percent (14-for-18)