Haxtun takes on Prairie & Merino in first two contests of tourney
December 21, 2022
A mid-December blizzard on the plains of northeastern Colorado caused havoc in scheduling for organizers of the 2022 Holiday Tournament at Northeastern Junior College last week. What was slated for a Thursday, Friday, Saturday tournament turned into action for Saturday, Monday and Tuesday. Haxtun kicked off play with a win over Prairie in round one of action and a two-point, overtime loss to Merino in round two.
Haxtun entered the tournament bracket as the number one seeded team which pitted the Bulldogs against Prairie in round one of play on Saturday night at NJC in Sterling. As they...