WAYNE, W.Va. — The Hannan boys basketball team kept things respectable for 16 minutes, but Wayne ultimately used a 41-22 second half surge to wear down the guests and claim a 67-41 decision Friday night during a non-conference matchup in Wayne County.
The visiting Wildcats (1-3) trailed 17-8 after eight minutes of play, but rallied with a small 11-9 run in the second canto to pull within 26-19 at the intermission.
The Pioneers (2-0), however, went on a 21-8 charge in the third quarter to establish a 47-27 lead headed into the finale, then closed regulation with a 20-14 spurt to wrap up the 28-point outcome.
Kade McCoy led HHS with 12 points, followed by the trio of Ty Paige, Brad Fannin and Paul Holley with six markers apiece. Austin Akers and Adam Wilson respectively chipped in four and three points, while Daniel Black and Elijah Sowards both added one point each to round out the scoring.
Hannan hit five trifectas in the setback and was also 14-of-21 at the free throw line for 67 percent.
Alex Elkins led Wayne with a game-high 21 points, followed by Brett Justice with 13 points and Grant Ferguson with 11 markers. The hosts were 15-of-25 at the charity stripe for 60 percent and also made a dozen three-pointers in the triumph.