Vipers Extend Win Streak to Four with Win over Kings
STOCKTON, Calif. - The Rio Grande Valley Vipers (19-10) defeated Stockton Kings (16-11), 121-114, on Tuesday night. Houston Rockets assignee earned double-double with 26 points and 18 rebounds, adding on four blocks.
Vipers lead the first half, 67-53. RGV had four players with over 10 points; Hartenstein, Michael Frazier, Roger Moute a Bidias and Dakarai Tucker. Stockton had two players with over 10 points; two-way player, Troy Williams, and Daniel Ochefu.
Vipers extend road win streak to five with the help of six players scoring in double digits. Besides Hartenstein's big night, Frazier also earned a double-double with 25 points, 10 rebounds, three assists and four steals. Tucker totaled 14 points and four rebounds while, both Jordan Johnson and Chris Walker totaled 13 points. Johnson added six assists and three steals.
For Stockton, Williams added a double-double with a game-high of 33 points including 12 rebounds and three assists. Ochefu also earned a double-double with 17 points and 12 rebounds. Matt Jones contributed 19 points and six rebounds for the Kings.
Walker was ejected for a flagrant foul type 2 in the third quarter, 1:51, leaving RGV with three players on the bench.
The Vipers return to Bert Ogden Arena for back-to-back games this weekend. RGV faces Austin Spurs first on Friday, January 25. Then, Texas Legends on Saturday, January 26. Tipoffs will be at 7 p.m. (CST). For more information, contact the RGV Vipers at 956-56-ARENA or visit www.rgvipers.com.
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