Hazen basketball improves to 8-1

The Hazen Highlander boys basketball team improved their record to 8-1 on the season with a 65-56 win Saturday against Mount Rainier.

According to coach Ryan Thompson, his team "played pretty well" against the Rams, including stretches of "great defense."

He also said his team did a good job sharing the ball on offense.

Dominic Green led the way for the Highlanders with 23 points, 5 rebounds and 2 blocks. Anthony Phillips added 12 points, 17 rebounds, 3 blocks of his own in the winning effort.

Connor O'Hearn also had 13 points, 5 assists, 3 rebounds and Isaiah Davis notched 6 points, 4 assists, 2 steals, 3 rebounds for the Highlanders.

Hazen is scheduled to play at Lindbergh on Wednesday and take on Kennedy this Friday at home.

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