Cambridge Christian basketball made their annual trip to the Coulee, Wis. Tip-Off Tournament last weekend where the Warrior boys went 2-1 to take 2nd place.
CCS began action with a 77–43 win over Mt. Top. Jake Bergman, Grant Taylor and Alex Moses all scored 20 points in the victory,
The Warriors kept rolling with a 61-41 win in the semifinals over host Coulee. Moses scored 28 points, and Bergman netted 17, with 4 points each coming from Anders Boyum, Jack Swenson and Taylor.
North Metro won the tourney title by getting past Cambridge Christian 74-60 Saturday evening. CCS was paced in scoring by Bergman (17), Boyum (16), Taylor (15) and Justin Roble (10).
“We dug ourselves in a hole in the second quarter but found ourselves pretty much even with North Metro the other three quarters. Jake played outstanding throughout the tournament, averaging 18 points and 11 rebounds per game. Alex Moses gave us a huge offensive lift, including sinking nine total three-pointers,” remarked CCS Coach Jeff Bonkoski.
CCS Girls consolation champs at Coulee
CCS girls hoops also went 2-1, winning the consolation title at the Coulee Tourney. The Warriors ran into eventual champs Mountain Top in the opener, falling 74-48, Kristin Bergman scored 23 points, Kellie Pedersen 10 and Karly Wiek 8 in that game.
CCS rallied with a 62-23 win over Monroe County Saturday morning. Bergman’s 27 points and Pedersen’s 17 led the way.
The final game for CCS was a 49-17 win over North Metro. Pedersen (13), Bergman (12), Jerusalem Solomon (10) and Kim Walburg (8) were top point getters for the Warriors.
Bergman was named to the All-Tourney team, and Walburg was given the Christian Character award.