DELTA-The Aurora Conference basketball tournament started today here are some of the scores from the early action.
Both Hutchison teams get first round wins. The boys led wire to wire and beat Valdez 70-60.
The early 9 am tip didn't hinder the Hawks. Anthony Peter had 15 pts and 11 boards for the Hawks. Three other Hutchison players scored in double figures. Morgan John had 13 while Michael Benson and Daniel Page contributed 10 points a-piece. Andrew Hedman had a game high 20 for the Buccaneers. The Hawks face no.1 Monroe this evening.
The Hutch girls won 57-22 over Monroe powered by Taylor Hasting's and Elley Veazey's 14 point performances. They will face no.2 Valdez tonight.
The Eielson girls rallied from a 20 point deficit in the second half but fall short 48-51 to Delta. Katie Browder had 15 to lead the Ravens. Larissa Franklin also scored 11 points for Eielson.
Eielson will face the Valdez/Hutch loser. The Eielson boys lost to Galena in their first game as well.