Cedaredge jumped out to a big lead in the opening quarter, but in the end, the Bruins had to withstand a furious rally from the visiting Ridgway Demons to earn a 63-56 victory in season openers for both teams.
Aaron Henrie and Trent Walker scored five points each in the first quarter to lead the Bruins to a 17-9 advantage after eight minutes of play.
A second-quarter turn around produced a 15-10 run for the Demons with Hagemeyer tossing in nine of Ridgway's points. Dillon Smith scored six of his 10 points in the period to help the Bruins take a 27-24 lead at the break.
Cedaredge came out strong in the third frame with Walker's 12 counters propelling the Bruins to a 19-14 run and a 46-38 lead with one quarter left to play.
Hagemeyer dumped in 10 fourth-quarter points for the Demons in a 17-16 edge for Cedaredge and a 63-56 final score.
Hagemeyer's 25 points led all scorers in the game with Cedaredge's Walker next high with 21 markers.
Cedaredge takes this week off before heading to Gunnison on Tuesday (Dec. 11) for a 7 p.m. contest. On Dec. 14, the Bruins are in Olathe to face the Pirates at 7 p.m.blog comments powered by Disqus