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Wildcats and Warriors Split Matchups




Arapahoe hosted Maxwell Tuesday evening for some hoops and the RPAC members split the games. Maxwell was able to win the girls' game in a tight battle and the boys' game was an offensive outburst that the Warriors won.


The girls' matchup as previously stated Maxwell won, in a close one 33-30. As you can see, the offensive side was a challenge for both teams. In the opening period, Maxwell claimed a four-point lead, 9-5.





In the second quarter, the Warriors cut into the deficit by a narrow margin, 17-14. The third quarter remained incredibly close. Arapahoe had some big stops and got the offense going. The Warriors even had the lead for a while. Going to the final eight minutes, Arapahoe and Maxwell were tied, 22-22.





In the fourth quarter, the teams stayed neck and neck throughout. Arapahoe had some great chances, but Maxwell's defense prevailed and helped secure the win.


Arapahoe was led by Sage Larson and Berkley Warner with 10 points each. Emma Strand grabbed nine rebounds in the game too. The Warriors fall to 5-6 this season and will play at home versus Medicine Valley.





Maxwell improved to 5-4 and will play at Hershey this Friday. The Wildcats were paced by Kristyn Cheek with 19 points. We visited with Kristyn after the win, check out the video below to hear her comments.




In the boys' game, it looked like Arapahoe was going to run away with it, but Maxwell fought back several times. The Warriors prevailed though, 62-46.


The Warriors dominated the first quarter as shots were falling left and right. They had a nice lead after the opening quarter, 21-7.


The Wildcats found some offense in the second period as they scored 13 points and held Arapahoe to nine. The Warriors led though 30-20 at halftime. In the third quarter, shot-making from both teams was on full display.


Maxwell scored 18 points and hit four threes in the period, three of them coming from Levi Huffman. Arapahoe countered with 21 points of their own and hit four threes in the fun-filled quarter.





The shooting percentages dipped a little in the final period as the defense tightened up. Arapahoe scored 11 points in the final eight minutes while holding the Wildcats to eight, allowing the Warriors to capture the win.


Maxwell, is much better than their 1-7 record indicates. They were led by Cole Huffman with 22 points. Levi Huffman had 12. They go to Hershey on Friday.





Arapahoe moves to 6-5. They were led by Kade Fisher with 18 points, nine rebounds, and six steals. Will Cacy had 12 points and nine rebounds. Arapahoe will face Medicine Valley at home on Friday.


We caught up with Trenton Roskop after the win. He had 11 points and nine rebounds.





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