Hanson School District

The Hanson boys basketball hosted the Ethan Rustlers in their season opener on Saturday, December 11.  The game was to be held on Friday, December 10, but was rescheduled due to poor weather conditions. 

The junior varsity downed the Rustlers, 34-27.  Jayce Slaba and Hayden Schroeder led the team in scoring with nine points apiece.  Sutton Dewald put up four points while Hadley Wallace had three.  Others contributing were Carter Popp, two; Weston Kayser, two; Jeren Zens, two; AJ Wilber, two; and Keaton Weber, one.

The varsity beat the Rustlers, 64-45.  Top scorers for the team were Ethan Cheeseman and Noah Price with 17 points apiece.  Luke Haiar marked 10 points while Kade Waldera had seven.  Jackson Jarding added four points while Slaba, Schroeder and Dewald added three points each.

Haiar dished out five assists in the game while Price had four and Slaba had three.

Leading the team in rebounding was Cheeseman with nine boards followed by Waldera with four. 

Cheeseman recorded three steals while Haiar and Jarding had two.

The varsity shot 27-of-50 (54%) from the field; hit six-of-17 (35%) from three-point range; and sank four-of-seven (57%) from the charity stripe.