Nov 24, 2021 3:52 AM

WBB: No. 21 Dragons hold off Beavers

Posted Nov 24, 2021 3:52 AM
Tor'e Alford hit four three-pointers Tuesday. All four came in the first quarter. Photo by Rod Zook.
Tor'e Alford hit four three-pointers Tuesday. All four came in the first quarter. Photo by Rod Zook.

By DAREN DUNN

Hutch Post

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — The No. 21 Blue Dragons (8-1, 2-1) jumped ahead of Pratt (2-5, 1-2) by 16 after one quarter. 

The lead came compliments of some hot shooting from Tor'e Alford. She finished 4 of 8 from distance with 17 points, five rebounds and five assists. 

The Beavers cut the lead to 37-27 at the break and outscored Hutchinson in the second half.

Chariah Daniels led the Beavers with 12 points and 12 rebounds. 

Pratt never led, but cut the Hutchinson lead to two with 49.8 seconds left. 

Hutchinson got a defensive stand with 15 seconds left and went up four, before winning by seven. 

FINAL: Hutchinson 64 Pratt 57

Mya Williams led Hutchinson with 19 points. 

Mele Kailahi only had four points, but 13 rebounds. 

Natalie Payne finished with 11 points and six boards.