BY PARKER HODGE
HANFORD 61, EASTMONT 58
Hanford rallied from a 42-19 halftime deficit to outscore visiting Eastmont in the second half and earn the non-conference victory and the Falcons’ first win of the season.
The Falcons outscored the Wildcats 27-7 in the third quarter and trailed by just three points entering the final frame. Trevor Kaiser led all scorers with 22 points and was 86% from the free throw line to lead the attack. Jaden Morales scored 17 of his own before fouling out.
KENNEWICK 81, MOSES LAKE 46
Kennewick led 18-13 after one quarter and never looked back as the Lions picked up a 81-46 non-conference win over visiting Moses Lake.
The Lions had a balanced attack with five players in double figure scoring, led by Jackson Burns and Dierks Chavez with 15 points each.
KENNEWICK 55, MOSES LAKE 49
Dylyn Dress drilled five 3-pointers and racked up 14 points to lead Kennewick to a 55-49 non-conference road win over Moses Lake.
The Lions overcame a 14-9 first quarter deficit to earn the victory despite four of its eight players in foul trouble.
EASTMONT 53, HANFORD 51
Hanford senior Lynnea Moran finished with 18 points, including two from long range and a 86% performance from the charity stripe, but Eastmont was able to earn the non-conference victory.
The Falcons fall to 0-2 on the season and open MCC play hosting Kennewick on December 8.