Thunderbirds Rolling to Start the New Year, top Turner 60-49, Chester/J-I 52-48
January 12, 2022
The Hays/Lodge Pole Thunderbirds began the new year with a bang. Friday night they welcomed the Turner Tornadoes to town and picked up their first conference win, 60-49. Saturday the Chester/Joplin-Inverness Hawks visited the Thunderdome. Hays/Lodge Pole was clutch down the stretch in securing a 52-48 win.
The Thunderbirds have played some barn burners this season but were still unable to find the win column, that all changed Friday night. Turner had the hot hand early getting long balls from sophomore Ryan Doyle and sophomore Trent Billmayer. Junior Brandon Castillo had the Thunderbird ans...