BBB- Knights Win in Overtime

Written by Alex Endreson on . Posted in WCA Sports News

The West Central Area Knights played overtime against the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Thunder on Saturday afternoon, pulling out a 60-58 victory. 

WCA started the game leading 4-0 before LPGE scored nine straight points to take a 9-4 lead.   The Knights would not lead again until just over a minute left in regulation.   

The Thunder led 32-30 at halftime and had their biggest lead at 39-32 before a barrage of 3's by the Knights against the Thunder zone propelled a 17-7 Knights run as they took their first lead at 49-48.   The Thunder's Blake Fossland hit a 3-pointer with 14 seconds left to give the Thunder the lead back at 51-49.

Logan Paulson scored inside with three seconds to go to tie the game at 51-51 to send the game into overtime. 

The Knights outscored the Thunder 9-7 in overtime to secure a 60-58 victory. 

The Knights made 48% of their shots (21-44) and the Thunder hit 23-52 for 44%.  Both teams shot the ball pretty well from the 3-point line.   Both teams made 9 of 22 threes for 41%.   The Knights hit 9-20 free throws and the Thunder only made 3-14. 

The Thunder had a 36-26 advantage on the boards.  The Knights defense took five charges in the game including four by Jake Combs

Leaders for the Knights were Paulson with 16 points, 5 rebounds, and 3 assists; Aaron Wiese had 16 points and 3 rebounds; Nathan Kaye had 9 points, 5 rebounds, and 3 steals; Jake Combs had 8 points, 5 rebounds, and took 4 charges.   Jacob Bright had 7 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal, and 1 blocked shot; Logan Nadgwick had 3 points and 3 rebounds; Jack Nelson 1 point and 3 rebounds and Caden Fernholz contributed 4 assists. 

The Knights had four different players, Kaye, Wiese, Bright, and Nadgwick, make 3-pointers in the game. 

Scoring for the Thunder were Blake Fossland with 18 points (6 three-pointers); John Towner 16, Matt Roe 16, Gabe Abraham 5, and Chris Ogle 3.

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