1-1 weekend for Hesston High teams

By Steve Sell
December 11, 2017

ROSE HILL — Both Hesston High basketball teams went 1-1 in games played on Friday and Saturday in the Rose Hill Invitational.

For the Hesston girls, they were a 63-40 winner over Rose Hill on Friday. The Swathers nearly doubled the Rockets in the first half, up 31-16.

Elise Kaiser stayed on fire by pouring in 28 points, including 5 of 11 from 3-point. 

On Saturday, the Swathers suffered their first loss, a 36-35 setback to Garden Plain. Hesston was ice cold for three quarters, down 26-17, before scoring 18 points in the final period.

Kailey Jo Ince scored 14 to lead Hesston and Kaiser added 12.

The Hesston boys lost 53-52 to Rose Hill on Friday, but came back to beat Garden Plain 56-42 on Saturday. Scoring for the games was not available.