Three-point play upends H-BC's boys

The Hills-Beaver Creek boys’ basketball team lost a game in heart-breaking fashion Friday in Hills.

Taking on Red Rock Central on their home floor, H-BC rallied from a 40-34 halftime deficit to take a 63-62 lead late in the game.

Unfortunately for H-BC, it was an edge that wouldn’t last.

RRC’s Henry Rogotzke converted a three-point play with 10 seconds remaining to give the Falcons a 65-63 victory.

Jeff Sandbulte (19 points and four assists), Carey Taubert (17 points and 11 rebounds) and Dylan Gehrke (12 points, seven rebounds, four assists and three steals) led H-BC statistically.

Jon Gallagher pulled down 10 rebounds, while Dalton Bass added seven rebounds and five assists to the cause.

Box score

Bass 2 0 1-2 5, Ellingson 1 0 0-0 2, Gallagher 4 0 0-2 8, Gehrke 3 2 0-0 12, Kerkhove-Brandt 0 0 0-2 0, Sandbulte 8 1 0-0 19, Taubert 8 0 1-2 17, Wagenaar 0 0 0-1 0.

Team statistics

H-BC: 29 of 63 field goals (46 percent), two of nine free throws (22 percent), 39 rebounds, 16 turnovers.

RRC: 25 of 52 field goals (48 percent), 10 of 12 free throws (83 percent), 25 rebounds, eight turnovers.

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