Medicine Valley played host to Wallace for some Monday night hoops as we approach the Holiday Break. The Medicine Valley girl's basketball team and Wallace boy's basketball team came away with wins.
In the girls matchup, it was dominated by Medicine Valley, winning 58-38. Medicine Valley jumped out to a strong start, leading 19-9 after the first eight minutes. The Raiders didn't slow up as they scored another 15 points while holding Wallace to just two points.
The Raiders were shooting lights out, but hustle plays from players like Remi Stout were a huge part of Medicine Valley's big lead.
In the second half, Wallace did get their offense going, scoring 27 points. But, on the flip side, Medicine Valley scored 24 to maintain their large lead.
Wallace was led by Kendyl Flaming with 13 points. Reagan Finley added seven points off the bench too. Wallace is now 2-4 and will play at the Perkins County Booster Club Holiday Tournament on Thursday and Friday.
Medicine Valley had a trio of players lead the way. Stout had 20 points, Stella Heapy had 16 points, and Sienna Houghtelling had 14.
We caught up with Remi Stout after the game. Check out her comments in the video below.
Medicine Valley is now 4-4 and will play Alma on Thursday, which will be an RPAC Rundown Featured Matchup.
In the boy's game, it was a see-saw effect that eventually Wallace won, 53-44. In the first quarter, Medicine Valley led 13-11. In the second, it looked like Medicine Valley was going to pull away after some big buckets. They led 22-11 with about three minutes to go before halftime.
But, like they say, basketball is a game of runs. And Wallace went on a big one, a 14-0 run to close the half. Wallace led 25-22 going into the intermission.
Medicine Valley bounced back nicely in the third quarter, scoring 18 points, while holding Wallace to 13. The Raiders led 40-38 going to the final quarter. In the fourth period, Wallace got their offense going, and tightened up on defense, scoring 15 while holding Medicine Valley to four.
Brody Sneff led Medicine Valley with 15 points and Mason Roblee had 10. Sneff fouled out at an important juncture of the game with roughly 4:00 minutes to go when the game was tight.
Medicine Valley is now 3-5 and will play Alma on Thursday which will be an RPAC Rundown Featured Matchup.
Wallace was led by Jason Fisher with 19 points and 11 rebounds and Matt Lungrin put up 16 points including three three-pointers.
We caught up with Fisher after the game and got his comments about the Wildcats win.
Wallace is 3-3 and will play in the Perkins County Booster Club Holiday Tournament this Thursday and Friday.