HUTCHINSON — McPherson High’s ninth-grade boys basketball team powered its way past Garden City 57-40 on Thursday night to advance to the championship game of the Hutchinson Invitational.
McPherson and Goddard Eisenhower meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday for the championship. The Lions have averaged 71.5 points in their two wins. They raced past Maize 75-60 in a no-defense semifinal.
Drew Labertew led the Bullpups with 17 points and Sam Brossard furnished 13.
MHS (57) — Nikkel 1, Labertew 17, Myers 4, Wills 2, Armstrong 5, Diggs 9, Seidl 6, Brossard 13.