Bobcats drop season opener
Hoke scores 22 against Warriors
December 9, 2021
A third-quarter slump eroded the Bobcat boys' basketball team's lead in the season opener, Dec. 2, at Neligh-Oakdale. The Warriors downed Summerland 67-58.
Led by a strong performance from senior Mason Hoke, who scored 22 points in the contest, the Bobcats took control of the game, leading 16-15 at the end of the first quarter. Summerland extended the its lead to 32-29 at the half.
The Bobcats could only land nine points the third quarter, giving the Warriors a 45-41 lead going into the final eight minutes.
Summerland coach Brett Kaczor said the Bobcats competed well against Neligh.