Hoboes advance in district tourney

Published: Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at 06:48 PM.

Twenty-three seconds into the second quarter Bryson Cooper scored of an offensive rebound to put Laurel Hill in front 11-10. Calloway converted a 3-point play 21 seconds later and the Hoboes led the rest of the way.

Hartzog came up big for Laurel Hill in the second quarter scoring six points on a variety of drives to the basket.

Strickland’s first score came on a dunk on an offensive rebound at the horn ending the second quarter. The dunk pushed the Laurel Hill lead to six points at the half.

Bethlehem closed the Laurel Hill lead to 27-24 with 4:50 left in the third quarter and that’s as close as the Wildcats would get.

The Hoboes had an answer for every Wildcat challenge  throughout the second half and held on to take the double digit win.

Randy Dickson is the Crestview News Bulletin’s sports editor. Email him at randyd@crestviewbulletin.com, tweet him @BigRandle, or call 682-6524.

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