Area basketball 12-19-23

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Langford Area 43, Hitchcock-Tulare 41
LANGFORD — A come-from-behind bid in the fourth quarter fell just short for Hitchcock-Tulare on Saturday, handing Langford Area its first win of the season with a 43-41 victory.

After trailing by 11 points heading into the final quarter, the Lady Patriots were able to outscore Langford Area 19-10 during the final eight minutes of play.

Megan Gustafson finished with a game-high 20 points to lead the Lions to the win. Payton Marlow and Alex Darling added eight points each.

Cambree Hoekman had 18 points and four steals to lead Hitchcock-Tulare, which is now 1-2. Rebecca Huizenga and Isabel Gilbert added six points each.

Huizenga also had team-high totals with 10 rebounds and three assists.

The Lady Patriots are now off until the Big Bo Classic on Dec. 28 in Wolsey.

Hitchcock-Tulare 7  17  22  41
Langford Area 11  23  33  43

Hitchcock-Tulare (1-2): Isabel Gilbert 3 0-0 6; Emmerie Arthurs 2 1-2 5; Gracyn Bixler 1 0-0 2; Rebecca Huizenga 3 0-0 6; Cambree Hoekman 6 2-2 18; Jocelyn Wagner 2 0-0 4. Totals: 17 3-4 41.

Langford Area (1-3): Payton Marlow 2 2-4 8; Tawnee Nelson 2 1-5 5; Alex Darling 3 1-1 8; Megan Gustafson 6 6-7 20; Eliana Darling 0 2-2 2. Totals: 13 13-19 43.