The Moberly Greyhounds overcame a ten-point first half deficit in a 65-53 win over Three Rivers Wednesday night at Fitzsimmons-John Arena. Down 20-10, the Hounds went on an eight-nothing run, then pulled ahead for good just moments later.
J.B. Connoley with the call on KWIX and centralmoinfo.com. Jaheim Tanksley finished with a game-high 28. Coach Pat Smith gave credit to his players for how hard they played.
Moberly is now 17-3, 4-0 in Region 16, and winners of seven straight. Three Rivers is 8-11, and 1-3 in the region.
In the early game, the Lady Greyhounds beat the Missouri Valley JV 106-62. Six Lady Hounds finished in double digits, led by McKenna Eddings and Jenny Ntambwe with 19 each, and Bukky Akinsola with 15.
Moberly only led 25-21 after 1, but outscored the Vikings 31-6 in the second to blow the game open. Coach Hana Haden said the defensive focus was not giving up cuts.
Moberly is now 17-2, and will host Crowder Saturday night at 5. The men will play West Plains at 7.
Find our postgame interviews with both coaches with this story at centralmoinfo.com.
Coach Hana Haden:
Coach Pat Smith: