Jerrick Harding scored 18 of his game-high 26 points in the first half and Milan Brown added 17 – all in the second half – in Southeast’s 62-48 victory over Hutchinson in a boys game at the WATC Basketball Challenge on Friday at Koch Arena.
Trent Webster scored 22 points for Hutchinson, which cut a 10-point halftime deficit to 28-21 early in the third quarter.
But Brown scored 11 consecutive points to push Southeast’s lead back to 39-21.
Other CL vs. AV-CTL
Northwest 88, Goddard 39 – Nick Williams scored 25 points to help the Grizzlies rout Goddard. Michael Duncan added 13 poitns and Braylyn Stanford 12 for Northwest, which held Goddard to 15 first-half points.
Salina Central 46, Campus 44 – Mario Ponds had 13 points and Noah Moody had 11 in Campus’ Division I road loss. The Colts trailed by seven with 30 seconds to play but made it close.
Circle 55, Wellington 52 – Cal Hartley led all scorers with 23 points, helping Circle to a Division IV road victory. Trevor Nance and A.J. Snipes led Wellington with 14 points.
Mulvane 52, Clearwater 35 — Jace Price had 16 points to lead four Wildcats in double figures for the Division IV home victory. Clearwater was held to 10 second-half points.
Rose Hill 48, El Dorado 36 – Rose Hill took command in its Division III road win by holding El Dorado to four third-quarter points. Parker Austin had 14 points and Brandon Ma 10 for the Rockets.
Eisenhower 67, Valley Center 42 – Matt Pile had 20 points and Bailey Strunk added 15 for the host Tigers in a Division II victory. Eisenhower outscored Valley Center 40-18 in the second half.
Central Plains League
Garden Plain 57, Bluestem 37 – The host Owls led by five points entering the fourth quarter but turned it on from there. Dalton Doyle led Garden Plain with 15 points and Jordan Joplin added 13.
Cheney 56, Chaparral 50 – Ty Patterson scored 17 points and Cameron Hill added 14 for the host Cardinals. Shawn Nulik had 11 to lead Chaparral.
Conway Springs 51, Medicine Lodge 33 – Nick Barkley had 14 points with Dylan Murphy and Matthew Leddy chipping in 11 each as the host Cardinals pulled away in the second half. Gage Axline had 11 to lead the Indians.