7th place goes to Mill Valley

By Steve Sell
January 24, 2015
Kendall Shaw

Mill Valley recorded its first-ever McPherson Invitational victory Saturday afternoon in the seventh-place game against Hutchinson.

After a slow start, trailing 11-8 after a quarter, the Jaguars outscored the Salthawks 33-22 over the middle two quarters to grab the game by the throat.

Kasey Conklin was in the zone for the Jaguars, scoring 27 points as he made 7 of 11 from 3-point and was 6 of 6 at the line.

As a team, the Jaguars were 17 of 35 from the field, including 8 of 20 from 3-point, and also were lights-out at the foul line by making 17 of 19. 

 Logan Koch added 10 for Mill Valley, now 5-7.

Hutchinson, which fell to 1-10, was led by Trent Webster with 24 points, including six 3-pointers. Turner Wintz added 13.

Mill Valley (59) — Kopatich 1-2, 0-0, 2; Koch 3-7, 3-3, 10; Con. Kaifes 1-2, 0-0, 2; Conklin 7-12, 6-6, 27; Coo. Kaifes 1-5, 1-1, 3; Widmer 2-3, 0-1, 4; Perkins 0-1, 0-0, 0; Holmberg 1-1, 7-8, 9; Grauer 1-1, 0-0, 2. Totals — 17-35, 17-19, 59. 3-pointers — Conklin 7, Koch 1.

Hutch (47) — Howard 0-1, 0-0, 0; Webster 7-12, 4-4, 24; Richards 1-4, 0-0, 3; Fee 0-3, 0-0, 0; Wintz 5-12, 2-5, 13; Middleton 0-1, 2-2, 2; Stoecklein 1-4, 2-3, 5; Faucett 0-3, 0-0, 0; Maldanado 0-1, 0-0, 0. Totals — 14-41, 10-14, 47. 3-pointers — Webster 6, Wintz 1, Stoecklein 1, Richards 1.


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