Lancers close out Vikings

Published 12:10 am Wednesday, January 5, 2011

The Hayfield boys basketball team missed out on some late chances in a 50-45 loss at La Crescent Tuesday.

The Vikings (6-2 overall, 0-1 HVL) had the ball down one late it the game but couldn’t convert.

“We missed a couple of shots we would normally make,” Hayfield head coach Chris Pack said.

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Hayfield had led 25-16 late in the first half, but the Lancers (4-5 overall) responded with a 16-4 run to take over. Bobbie Stephens hit one of his five threes to give Hayfield a lead with nine minutes to go, but Calvin Waller, who had 23 points and scored his 1,000th point for La Crescent, responded with a trey.

Hayfield scoring: Bobbie Stephens, 15; Cole Kruger, 10; Brady Kramer, 8; Dillon Wagner, 6; Tyler Anderson, 5; Tyler Krekling, 1; free throws: 62 percent (8-for-13)