May 22, 2024

DCHS Boys Fall to Junction City in TOC Semifinal

(Courtesy of DCHS Publications – Chelce Gebhart)

The Dodge City Demons played the Junction City Bluejays in the second semifinal game on Thursday night at the DCHS Fieldhouse.

Junior Aidan Sowers got the Demons going with a three point shot from the left side of the arc – his first of two 3-pointers for the game. The Red Demons trailed at the half by a score of Dodge City 16 and Junction City 21.

Junior Cooper Scheck got the second half going with a three point shot at the top of the key drawing Dodge City within two points. Dodge City came back strong in the fourth quarter tying the game to 40 with five minutes left before the Bluejays went on a (7-0) run to push the game out of reach. Matt Friess hit a three at the buzzer, but the Demons fell short by a final score of 52 – 48.

Matt Friess and Dawson Taylor led the team in points with 13 and 12, respectively. This puts the Red Demons at 6-4 on the season.  The Demons will face Goddard Eisenhower on Saturday at 1:00pm for third place.