By Staff

            LINDSBORG – On Tuesday the Smoky Valley boys took an early lead and never let up on their way to a 26-point, 58-32 home court win over Lyons.

            The win raised the season mark for the Vikings to 9-5 as they ready for a Friday road trip to Nickerson.

            After taking a 14-point, 17-3 lead in the first quarter, Smoky Valley put up another 23 points in the second quarter to give them a commanding 26-point, 40-14 advantage as the teams went to the halftime break. Both teams put another 18 points on the board in the final two quarters, giving the Vikings their final 26-point victory.

            Karson Pihl connected on four three-pointers to lead the Vikings in scoring with 14 points while Ki Blanchat made three three-pointers to score 13. Justice Autry also reached double digits with 10 as nine Vikings put at least a pair of points in the scorebook.


SCORING: VIKINGS > 17-23-12-6 = 58;  Lyons > 3-11-4-14 = 32.

SMOKY VALLEY VIKINGS INDIVIDUAL SCORING > Karson Pihl – 14; Ki Blanchat – 13; Justice Autry – 10; Braxton House – 6; Kade Blanchat – 4; Vincent Pickering – 4; Ethan Able – 3; Jerome Autry – 2; Mason Holcom – 2.  3-Pointers Made > Pihl – 4; Ki Blanchat – 3; Ju. Autry, Able – 1.

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