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Hallsville beats North Callaway in varsity basketball

Posted on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at 11:03 pm

The now 4-1 Hallsville Indians boys basketball team beat the visiting North Callaway Thunderbirds 82-71, Tuesday night in Hallsville.

The Lady Indians won their varsity match, 64-30.

The boys game was a clinic in comeback basketball.

The Indians started slow and finished the first quarter down, with nine points to North Callaway’s 15. They ┬áturned on the gas though in the second and went into halftime winning the game 33-30.

Hallville’s Jaylen George scores against North Callaway.

There was a lot of back and forth in the third, but Hallsville kept the lead, leading 54-53 going into the fourth.

They took over in the fourth and finished 82-71.

Jaylen George led

Colton Hobbs goes up for two.

Peyton Thoenen on her way to a basket.

Clara Quintana takes a rebound.

Hallsville with 23 points. AJ Austene scored 16 and Matt Faber, 15.

Cody Cash led North Callaway with a game-high 30 points.

On the girls side, Emily Leer led the varsity ladies with a game-high 21 points, Avery Oetting scored 19 and Lauren Proctor – 11.

McKenna Allen led North Callaway with 11.

They dominated all four quarters leading 20-4 in the first; 42-19 in the second; 59-26 in the third and finished 64-30.

The varsity Lady Indians are not 6-2.

The Lady Indians won the junior varsity contest, 40-13.

For more, see next week’s edition of the Centralia Fireside Guard.