Garden City, KS-Garden City tied the game twice in the closing minutes but could not get any closer losing to Butler Community 71-67 to fall 3-5 in Jayhawk West Play.
The Grizzlies came out hot early in the first and second half keeping the Busters at bay. Butler shot 50% from the field to Garden City's 49%. The Grizzlies were led by Amari Dennis with a game high 23 points and Ashley Gibson added 13. The Grizzlies had the rebound edge pulling in 25 while Garden City snagged 20.
Garden City travels to Hutchinson on Wednesday February, 4th for a 5:30 tip off. Hutchinson is the number one team in the nation at 23-0 overall and 9-0 in the Jayhawk West . The Buster are 3-5 in the Jayhawk West and 12-10 overall.