Big second quarter lifts Indians on road

December 8, 2012

Keyed by a 22-6 second-quarter run, the Lipan Indians evened their record at 4-4 with a 54-37 victory at Keene Tuesday.

Lipan was led Blake Williams with 14 points, while Tanner Richardson had 11 points, seven rebounds and four blocks.

The Indians had slipped from the Class A Division II state rankings following a slow start to the season, but have won three of four. This includes a third-place trophy in last weekend’s Santo Tournament.

Lipan shot nearly 50 percent from the field, including 20-for-38 from 2-point range. The Indians limited Keene to a 9-for-24 night from 2-point range and 6-for-24 from 3-point range.

Lipan had a 33-20 rebound advantage, including 12-7 on offensive boards. Also, they overcame 20 turnovers compared to 16 for Keene.

Lipan is in the Poolville Tournament this weekend.

Boys basketball

Lipan 10 22 11 11 – 54

Keene 7 6 10 14 – 37

Lipan (4-4) scoring – Blake Williams 14, Tanner Richardson 11, Kyle Mercer 7, Joey McFadden 6, Colby Clinton 5, Brady Nelson 5, Hunter Hightower 3, Joel Rice 2, Jorge Hernandez 1.

3-pointers – McFadden 1, Hightower 1.

Rebounds – Richardson 7, Hightower 5, Hernandez 5.

Assists – Clinton 8, McFadden 4.

Blocks – Richardson 4.

Free throws – Lipan 8-17, Keene 1-2.

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