The Braham Girls Basketball team had its 11-game winning streak come to
an end when they lost in a nail-biter 64-63 against the Minnetonka
Skippers on Feb. 11.
The Braham Girls Basketball team had its 11-game winning streak come to an end when they lost in a nail-biter 64-63 against the Minnetonka Skippers on Feb. 11.
The Skippers hit a 3-pointer with 3.7 seconds left to give its team the victory. The Skippers are ranked 9th in Class AAAA, improving to 17-4 overall on the season
The Bombers were led in scoring by Becca Dahlman with 32, followed by Kelsey Sorenson-Giffrow 10, Hannah Dahlman, 8; Katie Nickles, 5; Liz Anderson, 5; and Kayla Nickles, 3.
The Bombers are 20-2 overall, and remain undefeated at 14-0 in the Great River Conference.
Braham Boys 83, Pierz 64
The boys won 83-64 against Pierz on Saturday, Feb. 12, improving their record to 18-2 overall, and 12-0 in the Great River Conference.
Cambridge-Isanti Girls 55, Zimmerman 17
Head Coach Jody Ledahl noted the team had nice balanced scoring in the Feb. 12 game against Zimmerman.
She said the team didn’t shoot real well this game, but the defense created a lot of transition opportunities to make up for the team’s half-court court struggles.
points for the Jackets, with Natalie Larson grabbing 9 rebounds. Amanda Olson added 6 rebounds and 2 points.
Cambridge-Isanti Boys 56, Princeton 36
Bluejackets’ Coach Mike McDonald said the team played one of their better games of the season in defeating the Princeton Tigers 56-36 on Friday, Feb. 11.
McDonald noted the zone defense was as active as it has been all season, holding Princeton to 15 first half points. Eight Bluejackets scored, showing great offensive balance.
Scoring for the Bluejackets was Ted Lutterman, 14; Tom Selz, 9; Mike Henderscheid, 8; Ryan Rosenberg, 8; Preston Bosacker, 6; Jordan Schleicher, 4; Matt Swanson, 4; and Cory Prybilla, 3.
Henderscheid and Lutterman led with 5 rebounds each. Bosacker had 4 assists, and Matt Swanson had three steals. With the win, the Bluejackets improved to 7-11 on the season.