Communication is key in loss to Algona

Wyatt Sutter of Hampton-Dumont rises up to shoot over the Algona defense in the first half of H-D’s 66-45 loss on Friday, Jan. 4. (Kristi Nixon/Hampton Chronicle)

HAMPTON — Hampton-Dumont boys’ coach Heath Walton is emphasizing communication with his team.

It is getting there, but Walton would like to see more in H-D’s 66-45 home loss to Algona on Friday, Jan. 4.

“I think if we can get them to communicate, that shows greater trust for their teammates,” Walton said. “If we can get them to talk, we can get them in better spots..."

The full story appears in the Jan. 9 print and online editions of the Hampton Chronicle.