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Rock Creek boys, girls lose in sub-state

By The Mercury

At Hayden, Royal Valley came back from a five-point deficit at the start of the fourth quarter to stun the Rock Creek boys, 55-51.

The Panthers (10-11) trailed 33-28 going into the final period, and both teams got in a shootout the rest of the way. Royal Valley outscored Rock Creek (16-4) in the fourth to win by four.

Royal Valley got 12 points out of Austin Hodison in the fourth quarter, including three 3-pointers, while Thomas Broxterman chipped in all eight of his points in the period as well. Skyler Link led the Panthers with 14 points.

Rock Creek got a 16-point performance out of Ryan Schneider, while Jacob Miller had 13 points and 14 rebounds for the Mustangs.



At Hayden, the No. 3-seeded Santa Fe Trail Chargers built up an early lead on Wednesday and never looked back in a 54-32 win over Rock Creek.

The Chargers (17-4) opened the game with a 10-0 lead, and extended it to 21-3 before Rock Creek could get any offense going. By halftime, the score was 29-10.

Santa Fe Trail was led by Shelby Dahls’ 13-point night, while Danielle Kuney scored 10 points.

Megan Srna had 13 points for the Mustangs (7-13), with a 10-of-11 performance from the foul line.

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