Salina South roared back from a nine-point deficit in the fourth quarter to hand McPherson’s seventh-grade A-boys their first basketball loss of the year here Thursday, 39-35.
MMS led 31-22 going into the final quarter, but couldn’t hang on in dropping to 3-1 on the year. Kyler Hoppes led the Bullpups with 11 points.
On the other hand, it was the first win of the year for the B-team, 27-23. Tyler Stegman led a balanced effort with six points. MMS is now 1-3.
The Bullpups play Monday at Pratt.
MMS A (35) — Hoppes 11, Alexander 8, Hoover 7, Wilson 6, Kinnamon 3.
MMS B (27) — Stegman 6, Yowell 5, Nowak 5, Reifschneider 4, Brewer 2, Brossard 2, Johnson 2, Lawrence 1.