Daily Archive: March 11, 2017

Mar 11

Sauk Centre BBB

For most of the game, the Sauk Centre boys basketball team was in control. Sauk Centre beat Holdingford by 20, 70-50 in the West sub section semi final Saturday night at St. John’s. Sauk Centre will play Melrose at about 8:00 Tuesday at St. John’s for the West sub section championship.
The 6:00 game Tuesday is for the East title, that has St. Cloud Cathedral playing Pine City.
Sauk Centre had an 8 point lead at half time 29-21 and built on that lead through the second half, their biggest lead was by 21.
Simon Weller had a good all round game scoring 17 points, Isaiah Westby 16 and Tanner Rieland with 11, Cade Neubert added 7.

Mar 11

Melrose BBB

They say all you have to do is win by one point and that’s what the Melrose boys basketball team did in their West sub section playoff game at St. John’s Saturday afternoon. Melrose beat Osakis by one point, 51-50 to stay unbeaten on the season and advance to Tuesday night at St. John’s against Sauk Centre. Those two teams will play for the West sub section championship, game time at about 8:00 Tuesday. Sauk Centre beat Holdingford 70-50.
Melrose (28-0)   Sauk Centre (22-6)
Melrose just couldn’t pull away from Osakis. Melrose led by one at half 22-21. Melrose jumped out with a strong start to the second half and built a 10 point lead. But Osakis keep fighting back to keep the game close.
Brady Birch led the scoring with 15 points and had a huge block late in the game. Reegan Nelson came up big with 14 points, Dillon Haider with 8.
Boys basketball scoreboard.