Hayfield boys basketball team scores its first win of the season

Published 10:30 pm Friday, January 5, 2018

The Hayfield boys basketball team picked up its first win of the season when it topped Mabel-Canton (4-6 overall) 69-58 in Hayfield Friday.

The Vikings (1-9 overall) hit six three-pointers in the second half as Ryan Risius hit three from downtown in the second half and Ethan Slaathaug, who scored 14 points, hit two second half three-pointers.

“It’s good to finally get over the hump and get a win,” Hayfield head coach Chris Pack said.

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MC 26  32    58

Hayfield 24  35    69

Hayfield scoring: Luke Dudycha, 20; Ethan Slaathaug, 14; Patrick Towey, 13; Ryan Risius, 9; Brady Nelson, 6; Jake Risius, 4; Mason Nitz, 3; free throws: 68 percent (19-for-28)