Posted On: 01/26/19 11:33 AM
In what was billed as the game of the night in Class 4A, the Mead Mavericks (No. 10) traveled down I-25 to face the Holy Family Tigers (No. 3) in a battle of two rivals that both were previously unbeaten in conference play. In the end, it was Mead that won a close 50-45 contest and assumed sole possession of the top spot in the Tri-Valley League.
Let’s take a look at a few things that stood out from the game.
Known for offense, Mead can also lock down on defense
The Mead boys deserve a lot of credit for holding Holy Family’s top scorers – Tanner Baird (15.3 ppg) and Kyle Helbig (14.6 ppg) – to a combined 18 points in the win. Both Baird and Helbig are career 1,000-point scorers, which goes