Vikings tie school record with 16 threes in win over USC

Published 9:25 pm Friday, March 12, 2021

The Hayfield boys basketball team knocked down 16 threes as they beat United South Central (5-8 overall, 5-5 Gopher) 84-60 on the road Friday.

The Vikings (14-4 overall, 12-2 Gopher) tailed 26-14 late in the first half, but they were able to pick up the pace.

The 16 threes hit by Hayfield ties a school record and seven separate players hit at least one three.

“We just blitzed them in the second half,” Hayfield head coach Chris Pack.

Hayfield 28  56  —  84

USC 34  26  —  60

Hayfield scoring: Ethan Slaathaug, 23; Easton Fritcher, 16; Ethan Pack, 16; Isaac Matti, 14; Isaiah Tempel, 9; Kobe Foster, 3; Erik Bungum, 3; free throws: 77 percent (10-for-13)