Senior Kyle Huppe scored 26 points leading the Blazers to a 62-54 home win against Blue Valley North, Jan. 12.
Gardner Edgerton High School jumped to an early 18-15 lead but found themselves trailing 34-30 by halftime. A 17-10 third-quarter- run gave GEHS some breathing room and the Blazers secured their second league win of the season.
Besides Huppe, sophomore Kyle Hultgren added 8 points and senior Ben Carpenter and sophomore Brett Wright had 7 points apiece. Traevohn Wrench had 6 points and Caleb Clarke, 5. Josh Lang had 3 points.
Now 3-5 on the season, GEHS is participating in the Blue Stem Invitational in El Dorado, Kan., this week. First round action found the Blazers against Wichita Trinity. Results were not available at press time.