HUTCHINSON — Drew Labertew fired in 20 points and Wyatt Seidl added 11 as McPherson’s undefeated ninth-grade boys opened play in the Hutchinson Invitational Monday with a 52-32 rout of Derby.
The Bullpups are now 12-0 on the season, but only the No. 3 seed here. They play Garden City at 6 p.m. Thursday in the semifinals.
Garden City outlasted Hutchinson, 48-45. The championship game is set for Monday.
Goddard Eisenhower, the top seed, routed Campus 78-48, while Maize edged Kapaun in overtime, 54-49. Eisenhower and Maize play at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the other semi.
MHS (52) — Labertew 20, Williams 1, Armstrong 1, J. Alexander 4, Diggs 9, Seidl 11, Brossard 6.