Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


February 18, 2014

Hempstead comes back to top Blooming Grove, 88-77

Corsicana — A spectacular season for the Blooming Grove Lions came to an end Monday, as the Lions fell to Hempstead, 88-77, in the bi-district round of the Class 2A boys basketball playoffs.

Senior point guard Daniel Pelzel had 25 points to lead the Lions, who capped their season with a 21-7 record. Juanya Pyburn had 19, and Rowdy Barlow added 14.

The Lions built a 25-14 lead after the first period, but the tables turned in the second period. Hempstead (20-11) cut the lead to one, 29-28, by the intermission. The Bobcats took a three-point lead into the fourth.

Tyler Lewis added nine points for the Lions, while Dalton Blake and Tyler Ellis had four each. Keller Southard added a bucket for Blooming Grove.


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