Two excellent bookend quarters see Hesston College take home a win against McPherson College JV in Monday nights home game. The Larks defeated the Bulldogs 68-59.
Ofter going down 2-0, the Larks found their rhythm quickly in the first quarter. A few ties and lead changes in the early minutes until a 12-3 run to end the quarter. In the final quarter, the Larks used their athleticism to pull ahead, going on a 12-5 run with 4:42 left in the game. Great defense allowed for some easy points in transition, securing the victory.
Essence Tolson stole the show with 22 points and 22 rebounds for the Larks. Denazia Jeffers (12) and Millaya Bray (10) both scored double digits for the Larks while five others were on the score sheet.
“I am happy to get the win,” said Head Coach Jeff Jacobs.
Hesston will host Sterling College JV on Thursday, December 6, at 6 p.m. before heading to Western Oklahoma State College on Saturday, December 8.