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Fannett-Metal Defeats Hancock on Senior Night

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On Senior Night, the Fannett-Metal Tigers (10-8) hosted the Hancock Panthers and triumphed with a decisive 70-43 victory in a non-league matchup. The evening was dedicated to celebrating the high school careers of their three seniors: Daxten Detweiler, Drew Goshorn, and Riley Martin.

The game commenced with a tightly contested first quarter, culminating in a narrow 19-18 lead for the Tigers. The momentum shifted in the second quarter when Landon Arnold sank a three-pointer, sparking a 10-0 run fueled by vigorous defense and swift transition plays, leaving the score at 37-28 by halftime. Emerging from the break, the Tigers dominated the third quarter with a 17-5 run, extending their lead to 54-33. In the final quarter, the Tigers continued their relentless push, activating the running clock and sealing the game at 70-43. This victory was a fitting homage to the seniors, who have significantly contributed to the Tigers’ successes over their four years.

Evan Wingert led the scoring for the Tigers with 23 points, complemented by 3 rebounds and 2 steals. Landon Arnold contributed impressively with 17 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists, and 3 steals. Riley Martin added 11 points and 8 rebounds to the tally. Drew Goshorn had a standout game, scoring 9 points, delivering 6 assists, and achieving 7 steals. Broc Hostler rounded out the performance with 7 points, 5 assists, and 2 steals, while senior Daxten Detweiler contributed 3 points and 4 rebounds, marking a victorious Senior Night for the Tigers.

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