Spring Hill High School held off a furious fourth quarter rally and escaped with a hard fought 60-56 home win against rival Paola, Dec. 20.
Spring Hill led by 12 points entering the fourth quarter but saw Paola rally to within 57-56. The Broncos sank three clutch free throws in the final minutes to seal the four point win.
Both teams battled to an 8-8, first quarter tie before the Broncos took a 24-18 halftime lead. From there, Spring Hill fought off a closing rally and sealed the verdict.
Drew Cygan led Spring Hill with 19 points. Danny Hodge added 17 points. Chris Bybee had nine points, Nick Reynolds, six, Ryker Johnson, three, Chance Hollern and Trevor Cluck, two points.