STROUD — Sophomore Kade Brewster produced 20 points Friday night, igniting Meeker to a 55-50 triumph over Stroud in consolation play of the 66 Conference Tournament.
Meeker, 5-11, was up 45-31 after three quarters. Stroud couldn’t come closer than the final five-point margin.
Seniors Levi Hayes and Gavin Hale recorded 14 and 12 points respectively.
Hayes was accurate on four 3-point field goals. Hale had two treys.
Meeker went 15 of 26 from the charity stripe. Stroud was 5 of 10.
The Bulldogs, 2-0 this season opposite Stroud, will tangle with Chandler at 1:30 Saturday in the consolation championship matchup. Chandler inflicted an 81-65 defeat on Meeker earlier this year.
Note: Report compiled by contributing writer Fred Fehr.