The Blazer boys varsity basketball team took third place in the DeSoto tournament last weekend. The team defeated Blue Valley Southwest in the third place game. Submitted Photo


Leading from start to finish, the Blazer boys varsity basketball team defeated Blue Valley Southwest 49-38 last weekend.
It was the third round of the Desoto Invitational. The Blazers defeated Pleasant Hill 60-54 in round one before a heartbreaking 60-57 overtime loss to host Desoto.
GEHS, 2-1, jumped out to a 12-6 first quarter lead and went up 23-15 at halftime. The team tacked on 26 second half points to seal the verdict.
Senior guard Austyn Hatton led the way with 10 points, including two treys. Devan Toomey added nine points, Anthony Reed had eight points, and Bryson Rohr, six.