HEM boys evade Longhorns

In a key conference game HEM comes out on top over Rock River

The Hanna, Elk Mountain, Medicine Bow (HEM) Miners were hosted by the Rock River Longhorns on February 11 where they managed to dig down for a narrow conference win. The win, described by Head Coach Cliff Jones as a battle, was HEM’s second against the Longhorns and puts them in the No. 3 spot of the 1A Southeast Conference.

“The game went to overtime,” Jones said. “We had a chance to win it in the end and we came up short. In overtime we traded buckets but we got the two points that put us ahead.”

Jones said the game was a good team effort.

“In the beginning, Hayden (Atencio) sort of took ove...


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