Hayfield boys basketball team tops Maple River

Published 10:15 pm Thursday, December 19, 2013

The Hayfield boys basketball team edged out Maple River (3-3 overall) 66-59 in Hayfield Thursday.

The Vikings (8-1 overall) jumped out to an 18-4 lead and they stayed ahead by at least two possessions the rest of the way.

“[Maple River] has three really good players and they’ll be pretty good by the end of the year,” Hayfield head coach Chris Pack said.

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Cole Kruger had 16 points and Cam Rutledge added 15 points for Hayfield.

Hayfield scoring: Cole Kruger, 16; Cam Rutledge, 15; Jeremy Stuart, 14; Drew Streightiff, 11; Merrick Ducharme, 6; Carter Pesch, 4; free throws: 75 percent (9-for-12)