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Bullpup Boys Survive Quarterfinals, Defeat Fort Scott 61-48


SALINA, Kan. – It was not pretty, but the undefeated McPherson High boys finish the state quarterfinals in Salina with a 61-48 victory of #8 Fort Scott.


The Bullpups led just 29-20 at halftime. After a strong Bullpup run, Fort Scott forced multiple turnovers and made it a five-point contest with 2:30 left in the game. However, strong late-game defense and clutch free throw shooting pulled the Pups away with their 23rd victory of the season.

Kyden Thompson led all scorers with 20 points on 8-13 shooting. Owen Pyle added 11 points, including four clutch points down the stretch. Cory Muehler finished with 10.

The Bullpups move to the state semi-finals against the winner of #4 Circle and #5 Baldwin at 4 p.m. Friday, March 8. Coverage can be heard on 98.9/1540 KMCP.