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Hesston Boys Earn Big Win, as Swathers Basketball Sweeps Lyons


By Brad Hallier


LYONS, Kan. – The Hesston boys ran rampant, and showed signs their best basketball might be coming, as the two-time reigning Class 3A state champion Swathers scored the first 16 points Friday and went on to crush Lyons 71-29.

After the hot start by Hesston, Lyons tried to crawl back int the game, closing the deficit to 19-10 after one quarter. By halftime, however, Hesston was in control.

Jake Proctor led Hesston with 19 points, while Micah Dahlsten added 10 points.  Ethan Luck and Taylor Campbell led Lyons with 10 points each.

Both teams will head to their respective midseason tournaments next week, with Lyons making the short trip south to Sterling, while Hesston will travel to Hillsboro.


Hesston girls 59, Lyons 39 –  The Hesston girls shook off an early challenge from Lyons and led 28-15 at halftime en route to a win.

Kendal Brueggan led Hesston with 24 points, while Lyons’ Caitlyn Belote scored 23 points.