The Hiawatha Red Hawks hosted the Sabetha Bluejays on Tuesday night, and it was a quiet offensive night for both teams, as each squad saw their game slip out of grasp in the closing minutes.

Despite a slow offensive start, the Lady Red Hawks jumped out to a 9-6 lead after one quarter, but in the second, the Bluejays began to turn the tide. Sabetha entered the half up by a score of 21-25, as the Hiawatha offense struggled to gain any momentum. The Jays held strong in the early-going of the third quarter, stretching their lead to 19-33 before the Hawks began to pick up momentum. The deficit was cut to 33-24 by the break, and Hiawatha was able to get with in 2 points, at 33-35 by halfway through the fourth quarter. From there, the offense went silent again, as shot after shot just missed the mark. Sabetha was able to muster just enough to keep ahead of the Hawks as time ran down, and a pair of late free throws by the Jays put the game out of reach with seconds to go, finishing off the 41-37 win.

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