Boys Hoops: Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Handles Park Christian

Updated: 03/13/2014 6:08 PM
Created: 03/13/2014 6:06 PM
By: KSTP Sports

Class A's top seed Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa (29-1) easily handled Park Christian (22-10) with an 85-50 win Thursday in the Boys' State Basketball Tournament Quarterfinals at Williams Arena.

The Jaguars broke a 13-13 tie with a 26-1 run spanning nearly nine and a half minutes of play. BBE led 47-18 at halftime after outscoring the Falcons 34-5 over the final 12 minutes of the first half.

BBE forced 16 first half turnovers and had a 26-2 scoring margin off those turnovers while
shooting 55.6 percent from the floor in the half.

The Jaguars' lead was never less than 25 points the rest of the game.

Jaguar senior guard Brian Goodwin led all scorers with 35 points and and had a game-
high six rebounds. He shot 17 of 27 from the floor.

Park Christian was led by senior guard Matt Moberg with 15 points and five rebounds
while senior forward Hunter Nickel added 14 points.

The Jaguars will play Fond du Lac Ojibwe in the semifinals on Friday at Target Center.

(Material from the Minnesota State High School League was used in this report.)

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