Saturday, December 28, 2019

Saturday action: wrestling and basketball

Blaine has opened up a sizable lead on Day Two of the Rogers Holiday Madness tournament. Early in the afternoon, Blaine has 183.5 team points. Princeton has a small lead over our B-B-E Jaguars wresting team with 157 points. The Jaguars have 152 points, with a huge lead over fourth-place Dover-Eyota (111.5 points).

Later tonight, the B-B-E Jaguars boys' basketball team tips off at 6:15 p.m. in the Big Red Gym of Willmar senior high school against MACCRAY. The game will be aired on 106.5 FM The Train.

Another fresh batch of video/web articles have been posted at the Bonanza Valley Voice newspaper website: Share and enjoy!

Update from Rogers:  after briefly pulling into second place, the Jaguars now trail second-place Princeton by a 179 to 170-point margin. Way out in front is Blaine with 211.5 points.

*Another update:  Canon Swanson claimed the 145-pound title at Rogers with a 10-2 major decision win in the championship over fellow senior Solomon Lankow (17-3) of Park high school of Cottage Grove. Swanson is now 23-0 on the season.

As a team, the Jaguars settled for third place at Rogers with 175 points. In second was Princeton with 185 points. Blaine won the team title with 224.5 points. In fourth place was Dover-Eyota with 149.5 points. Cambridge-Isanti took fifth with 122 points.

**Basketball update: the Jaguars trail 64-53 to MACCRAY with 6:30 left in the game. The Wolverines led 35-31 at halftime.

With 2:30 left in the game, MACCRAY has a 74-63 lead.

*Final score: MACCRAY 81, B-B-E 72. The Jaguars are 2-6 overall but have really ramped things up in these past few games.

Area boys' basketball scores on December 28:
Redwood Valley 76, Parkers Prairie 55 (Cardinals, 7-3, hold the Panthers to 20 points below their scoring average and hand them their first loss of the season)
BOLD 77, Henning 70 (BOLD hands Henning their first loss of the year and is now 7-0)
Cromwell-Wright 60, Proctor 57
Perham 86, Sauk Centre 53

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