The Hanford, Washington Falcons defeated the Hermiston Bulldogs 63-50 on Tuesday, December 4, 2012.
It was a fairly close game until the Falcons stretched to a 10 point lead over the
course of the third quarter. Hanford took the 4-3 and never relinquished it for the
duration of the game.
For an early season game the first quarter was a fairly high scoring period. Hanford took
the early lead held on through out the first quarter. Bulldogs scoring in the first quarter
were Ramon Contreras and CJ Flores who hit a jumper and a trey. Hanford led at the end of
the first quarter, 15-12.
Hanford outscored Hermiston 15-13 in the second quarter. Hermiston's scoring came from Colby
Alexander, Austin Phipps, Dillon Zimmerly, Romon Contreras and CJ Flores. Hanford led at
Hanford stretched their lead to ten points in the third quarter outscoring Hermiston 16-11.
Bulldogs scoring in the third quarter included CJ Flores, Nico Calderon, Ramon Contreas,
and Austin Phipps. Hanford led 46-36 at the end of the third quarter.
Hanford again out scored Hermiston in the fourth quarter, 17-14. Scoring for Hermiston were
CJ Flores, Colby Alexander, Austin Phipps, Dillon Zimmerly and Eric Espain. Hanford won
LEFT - Eric Espain of Hermsiton, number 22 in white, drives to the basket.
RIGHT - Hermiston's Eric Espain, number 22 in white, shoots over the outstretched hand of
a Hanford defender.
LEFT - A Hanford players grabs a rebound.
RIGHT - Colyb Alexander of Hermiston, number 44 in white, gets screened out by a Hanford
LEFT - Pedro Cardenas of Hermiston, number 42 in white, attempts to drive to the basket.
RIGHT - Hermiston cheerleaders perform a lift during a break in the game.
LEFT - Colby Alexander of Hermiston, number 44 in white, shoots a lay up.
RIGHT- Hermiston's Keegan Crafton, number 30 in white, battles to grab a rebound.
LEFT - Nychal Gritz of Hermiston, number 32 in white, battles a Hanford player for control of
RIGHT - Hermiston defenders surround a Hanford shooter.