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Viking boys get past United South Central

The Hayfield boys basketball team beat United South Central (3-2 overall, 3-1 SEC) by a score of 55-38 in Hayfield Friday.

Ethan Slaathaug scored 22 points for the Vikings (4-2 overall, 3-1 Gopher) as he was sent to the free throw line 10 times.

“They made it a physical game and they were all over Ethan,” Hayfield coach Chris Pack. “It was a little ugly, but we’ll take the win.”

USC 15  19  —  38

Hayfield 26  29  —  55

Hayfield scoring: Ethan Slaathaug, 22; Isaac Matti, 20; Easton Fritcher, 9; Isaiah Tempel, 2; Karer Heydt, 2; free throws: 58 percent (11-for-18)