Paiten Taylor and LaRae Arnall were co-leading scorers with 16 points each for the Hulbert High School girls' basketball team in a 45-41 win over the Warner Lady Eagles.

Dillon Brown was the boys' leading scorer with 16 points as the Riders also won, 77-57 on Tuesday night.

In the girl's game, Taylor scored in every quarter, with three in the first, four in the second, three more in the third period, and six in the fourth.

The only quarter in which Arnall did not score was the first quarter. She had a 3-pointer in the second, seven in the third period, including her second 3-pointer of the game and six in the fourth quarter.

The Lady Riders trailed 10-9 at the end of the first quarter, but outscored the Lady Eagles 7-5 in the second to take a 16-15 lead at halftime. The game remained close in the second half as HHS outscored WHS, 15-14 for a 31-29 lead at the end of three. The Lady Riders outscored Warner 14-12 for the final score of 45-41.

Krystal Chance, P.J. Farmer, and Angelique Garcia scored four points each for the Lady Riders (2-2 Big Eight Conference, 2-2 overall). Rachel Murphy rounded out the scoring with one point. Sheena Bullard of Warner was the game's leading scorer with 19 points. Keelee Blair also scored in double figures for WHS with 11 points. Kelsey Taylor and Sarah Smithson scored three points each, followed by Tiffany Lyons and Brittany Hawkins who scored two points each. Victoria Lewis rounded out the scoring for the Lady Eagles with one point.

The Riders (4-0, 4-1) had four scorers in double figures, led by Brown with 16 points. Skyler Heaton followed with 15 points, and Brett Walker put in 12 points. Dustin Shade was the other Rider in double figures with 10 points.

The Riders led from the start with a 24-13 lead at the end of the first quarter, then outscored the Eagles 16-14 in the second period for a 40-27 lead at the half. The Riders continued to pour it on in the second half by outscoring the Eagles 16-12 in the third period for a 56-39 lead. HHS outscored WHS 21-18 for the final score of 77-57.

Brown scored in every quarter with four in the first, seven in the second, a trey in the third and two more in the final period.

Heaton also scored in every quarter for the Riders with three points in the first quarter, then two each in the other three quarters for his fifteen points in the game.

Brett Walker also scored in all four quarter with a trey in the first, two in the second, six in the third period which consisted of two 3-pointers, and one in the fourth period.

Shade, the other Rider in double figures scored eight points in the first period, and added two more in the fourth quarter.

Cody Adair scored nine points, with two treys in the first period and three more in the third quarter. Cody Potts scored eight points and Dustin Justice put in three points for HHS. J.D. Hancock and Richard Henson rounded out the scoring for the Riders with two points each.

Warner placed three in double figures. Blaine Ross scored 14 points and Andrew Mealer made 12 points. The other Eagle in double figures was Jed Baker with 11 points. Nathan Walker scored eight followed by Gage Stidham with five. Brandon Hilton scored three points for the Eagles, followed by Kory Keith and Gabe LaBonty with two points each.

Next action for the Riders and Lady Riders will be at home against Boynton Friday with the girl's game starting at 6:30 p.m.. The Boys will follow.

The seventh and eighth-graders split with Warner as the Lady Eagles defeated the Lady Riders, 28-17. The Riders defeated the Eagles 29-27.

Makayla Young led the way with seven points, followed by Aleah Young with four points. Lindsey Hutson, Angel Timber, and Samantha Right scored two points each. Kendall Broderick led the scoring in the boys' game with eight points, followed by Vance McGowan with six points. Jake Teague scored five, while Dustin Chance and Craig Potts scored four points each. Tylen Layten finished the scoring for the Riders with two points.

The Riders and Eagles also splits the Freshmen Games Thursday. Warner won the girls' game, 37-28 while Hulbert won the boy's game, 36-34. Courtney Buford scored 10 points, followed by Kassie Dirteater with seven points. Garcia scored five points, Dahlie Aliya scored four points while Taylor Gassaway scored two points.

Cody Long led all scorers in the boys game with 18 points, followed by Terrance Blue with 10 Points. Vance McGowan put in seven, followed by Teague with two points. Dustin Chance rounded out the scoring with one point.

Next action for the Junior High will be at Boynton, Thursday. The girl's game will start at 4:30 and the boys will follow at 6.

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