Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

By Dave Faries

Kimball Boys Sink Sailors In Home Finale


Vicki Stull

Jordon Berger grimmaces as he corrals a loose ball during the third quarter of Saturday’s game. Berger and the Longhorns’ defense held Sutherland to just 3 points in the period.

Throughout the opening eight minutes of Saturday’s 63-40 Kimball win, visiting Sutherland looked like potential giant killers. They connected on four of five three point attempts and rushed out to a 16-14 lead.

“They shot lights out in the first quarter,” Zach Rockhold-O’Brien said.

The Longhorns sprang to life in the remaining three periods, knocking down 64 percent from inside the arc in the second, squelching the visitor’s offense in the third and eventually cruising to their 15th win of the season.

“It’s always best winning in front of the home crowd,” Caleb Reuter noted...

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