Levi Easley hit a jump shot for the Diggers, then Wilburton took its first lead since early in the first when Hartshorne turned the ball over and Gauzdausky converted the fastbreak opportunity into a layup that put Wilburton up 32-31.
Medicine Bear tied the game with a free throw, then hit a layup late in the third for a 34-32 lead. Hartshorne led the entire fourth quarter.
“Fourth quarter, we just didn’t execute,” Hooker said. He added, “They’re physically stronger than we are.”
With the win, Hartshorne improve to 13-4. Wilburton fell to 6-14.
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