Wolves advance in postseason with win over Hawks

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Harris-Lake Park senior Bret Sohn scored 23 points to lead his team to a 54-33 district tournament win over Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn on Thursday. (DCN file photo)

The Harris-Lake Park boys basketball team defeated Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 54-33 Thursday night in the second round of Class 1A District 2 tournament play in Paullina.

The Wolves pulled ahead to a 16-9 lead after one quarter of play and stretched their advantage to 28-11 at the half. In the third quarter, Harris-Lake Park outscored HMS 10-5 before cruising to the 21-point victory in the final stanza.

Senior Bret Sohn led the Wolves with 23 points on the night. He also had five rebounds, two assists and a steal.

Fellow senior Trevor Gunderson had 10 points, three rebounds and two assists.

Sophomore Isaac Ihnen had seven points, three rebounds and a steal. Senior Bryce Perkins had 10 rebounds, three assists and a steal. Senior Keegan Carpenter had seven points, six rebounds and four assists.

With the win, the Wolves improved to 11-11 overall on the season. They returned to action Tuesday night in the district semifinal against 10th-ranked South O'Brien.

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