The Hawks would out score the Pioneers 12-10 in the 1st quarter behind Donovan Bass-Briscoe’s 6 points. Patriot was led by Desmond Hopkins, 5 points.
In the 2nd quarter David King and Greg Jones each scored 4 points, and again Hayfield would score 12 points, while holding the Pioneers to ten points. Nasir Coleman would lead Patriot with 7 points.
Trailing 24-20 after one half of play the Pioneers hoped to change the second half in their favor. Greg Jones and David King each each had 4 points again, and the Hawks again scored 12 points while holding the Pioneers to 8 points. Jay Randall scored 6 of the Pioneers 8 points.
With a quarter to play the Hawks were 8 minutes away from a second consecutive state championship.
The 4th quarter saw Patriot put out their best offensive output, scoring 14 points and twice coming within 5 points. But Hayfield would not be denied, scoring 16 points to seal their second state championship in as many years, 52-41.
Patriot finishes their season (27-4), while Hayfield finishes (30-1). Patriot was led by Nasir Coleman’s 12 points. Hayfield was led by Donovan Bass- Briscoe and David King who each scored 14 points. Patriot out rebounded Hayfield for the game 44-31. Patriot turned the ball over 20 times while Hayfield turned it over 10.