The Peabody-Burns High School Warriors boys’ basketball team suffered two losses this past week. The team lost 63-52 to Remington on Feb. 7. The squad was edged, 42-40, in the last seconds by Goessel on Friday. PBHS will end the week with a senior night contest Friday with Moundridge.
Remington 63, PBHS 52
Remington jumped out to an early 4-0 lead. Brody Kyle put back a rebound for the Warriors. The Broncos added 8 more while PBHS remained scoreless for the remainder of the quarter. Remington led, 12-2, at the end of the first quarter.
Scoring improved in the second with 9 PBHS points but the Broncos controlled the quarter with the addition of 17. Christian Gard had a trey to lead the Warriors. Lucas Larsen, Austin Savage, and Hunter Pickens each added 2 points.
The Warriors trailed, 29-11, at halftime.
PBHS scored 15 points in the third quarter. Matt Hiebert led with 7. Seth Topham added 4. Gard and Larsen each had 2. The Warriors were down, 47-26, at the end of the quarter.
Savage had a big fourth quarter, leading the team with four treys. Hiebert had 10 points, and Topham and Pickens each added 2. Remington earned 16. The Warriors lost to the Broncos, 63-52.
Hiebert, 17; Savage, 12; Topham, 6; Gard, 5; Larsen, 4; Pickens, 4; Kyle, 2
Goessel 42, PBHS 40
The Bluebirds’ offense won the battle, 14-9, in the first quarter. Topham had 5 points in the quarter. Hiebert and Kyle each added 2.
PBHS offense picked up, adding 11 points while Goessel went cold in the second with only 5. Hiebert paced the team with 5. Savage, Pickens, and Kyle each added 2. The Warriors had a 1- point edge at halftime, 20-19.
The Bluebirds outscored the Warriors, 18-14, in the third quarter. Savage had 10 in the period. Topham and Pickens each contributed 2. PBHS trailed by 3 at the end of the quarter.
PBHS came back to tie the score in the fourth, but Goessel led with three seconds left in the contest. A PBHS 3-point shot rimmed out at the buzzer. PBHS lost, 42-40. Hiebert, Topham and Savage each had a basket in the final period.
Hiebert and Kyle each had 9 rebounds.
Savage, 14; Topham, 9; Hiebert, 9; Kyle, 4; Pickens, 4