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Badgers Lose In Tale Of Two Halves 89-79 At Flagstaff
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32 Korey Schwartz scored a game high 29 points for the Badgers. File Photo by Ron Williams

Schwartz scores 29 in game that featured a combined 53 fouls and 73 free throws

A slow start put the Prescott Badgers in a hole early that resulted in a 89-79 loss to the Flagstaff Eagles. On the flip side, you could also say a quick start by the Eagles put them in the drivers seat. Considering the offensive output by Flagstaff, I will go with that.

The Badgers, who trailed by 15 after one quarter, did progress upward in each quarter of scoring. As for the Eagles, Christian Lancaster and Troy Yazzie combined for 48 points, with 32 of those coming in the first half as Flagstaff built a 52-22 lead at the break. Meanwhile Korey Schwartz had 13 of the Badgers 22 first half points. Schwartz was the one constant for Prescott, scoring at least six points in every quarter. 

Trailing by 30 to start the third quarter, Prescott put up an outstanding effort in outscoring the Eagles by 16 to pull within 14. During the quarter, the game was stopped due to a serious leg injury to Badger player Jacob Carter. The injury was later determined to be a broken leg. Prescott continued to play hard to get within striking distance, though still trailing 63-49 to start the final quarter. The quarter was a long one as fouls and free throws were the main course.

Flagstaff made only on basket in the final quarter as Andrew Harbottle knocked down a three pointer. All the rest of the Eagles 23 points came on free throws. Prescott was outscored 37-17 from the charity stripe.

Sam Yeager was the only other Badger in double figures, as he came off the bench to score 10 points. 

The Badgers (2-6) in Grands Canyon Region, (5-13) overall, play at Coconino on Frdiay at 7pm.

FLAGSTAFF EAGLES 89, PRESCOTT BADGERS 79
Prescott (79)-Boyd 3 2-3 8, Parent 2 1-2 7, Schwartz 11 7-11 29, McKenna 1 2-4 4, Owens 2 0-0 5, Lopez 2 0-0 5, Carter 1 0-0 2, Greene 0 2-2 2, Yeager 3 3-4 10, Hicks 3 0-0 7, Pena 0 0-0 0, Mickelson 0 0-0 0. 28 17-26 79.
Flagstaff (89)-Lancaster 6 8-10 23, Yazzie 6 11-15 25, Thompson 3 0-0 8, Downs 3 2-2 10, Harbottle 1 5-6 8, Joyce 1 2-2 4, Smith 0 0-0 0, Kortsen 1 0-0 2, Crowther 0 9-10 9, Center 0 0-2 0. 21 37-47 89.
Score by Quarters - 1   2    3    4  -  T
Prescott                    9  13  27  30 - 79
Flagstaff                  24  28  11 26  - 89
Total Fouls- Prescott 34, Flagstaff 19  
Fouled Out- Boyd, Parent, Lancaster
Three Pointers-Prescott (6)-Parent 2, Lopez 1, Yeager 1. Flagstaff (10)-Lancaster 3, Yazzie 2, Thompson 2, Downs 2, Harbottle 1
 
GRAND CANYON REGION STANDINGS
School -                      W-L      W-L
Lee Williams                6-2     15-5
Mingus                         5-2    11-10
Bradshaw Mountain   6-3    10-8
Coconino                     6-3    10-11
Flagstaff                       3-5      6-12
PRESCOTT                   2-6      5-13
Mohave                        0-7      6-15 
 
Tuesday Night Scores
Flagstaff 89, PRESCOTT 79
Bradshaw Mountain 40, Lee Williams 36
Coconino 63, Mohave 47
Mingus 58, Cactus 55
Ron Williams

Ron Williams is the advisor, broadcaster, and sportswriter for the BBN, Badger Broadcasting Network. The BBN is a community club for high school students enrolled in the Prescott Unified School District.

 

 

 

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