Monday Area Basketball: Pierce's big night leads Hanson
Published 02/08/2011, The Daily Republic
ALEXANDRIA — Pierce Smith had a triple-double in the Hanson High School boys’ basketball team’s 67-40 win against Freeman on Monday. Smith scored 13 points and had 12 rebounds and 10 assists for Hanson (9-5). Reid Smith led Hanson with 15 points and Jacob Bartscher added 13 points as the Beavers shot 49 percent and forced 19 turnovers. Chet Hermson led Freeman (1-12) with nine points and the Flyers shot 43 percent. Hanson plays Thursday against Mitchell Christian at the Corn Palace and Freeman plays at Stickney against Corsica/Stickney Thursday.Word count: 1441
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