December 26, 2007 Edition

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Mustangs beat Manila

Debbie Richey
Staff Writer

Hoxie traveled to Manila to take on the Lions in conference action on Dec. 18.

In the senior high game, Hoxie led 15-11 at the close of the first quarter and held a 30-22 halftime lead.

Hoxie proved to be too much for Manila, as the Mustangs increased their lead to 50-29 at the end of the third quarter and cruised to a 66-39 win.

Ray Volner led the Mustangs with 17 points. Justin Weitkamp had 12 points, and Tanner Jarrett scored 10. Morgan Puckett notched eight points, and Cody Harper sank two three-pointers for six points.

Manila defeated Hoxie in junior boys action 50-39.

The junior Lions controlled the game from the start, leading 17-8 at the end of the first quarter, 29-14 at halftime and 36-21 after three quarters.

Michael King and Eric Archer led Hoxie with eight points each, and Zach Crisler added seven points.


The Corning Bobcats overcame a 14-point fourth-quarter deficit to record a 68-67 overtime win over Hoxie on Thursday at Hoxie.

Volner scored 31 points for Hoxie, and Beau Sisco had 11 points and seven rebounds. (More details from this game are expected for next week's issue.)

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