The Dodge City Red Demons boys basketball team lost to the Hays Indians Tuesday night by a score of 92-80.
The Red Demons shot better than the Indians, hitting 49 percent to the Indians’ 48 percent, but Hays made six more shots on 16 more attempts Tuesday.
Sophomore John Johnson led the Red Demons with 21 points, five rebounds and three steals. Junior Noah Sowers had 20 points, a team-high eight rebounds and a team-high six assists in Tuesday’s game.
Hays made 11 3-pointers, but Dodge City made 12. Despite that, Hays was able to win in part due to second-chance points and points of turnovers. The Indians outscored the Red Demons 26-14 off turnovers and 25-11 on second chances. They also outrebouded the Red Demons 44-31.
It was the third straight loss for the Red Demons who are now 9-10 overall. They take on the Liberal Redskins Thursday night in the Dodge City High School Field House to complete their regular season.