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OABCIG advances in District Semifinal win over Kuemper Catholic

February 18, 2021 11:04pm

The #2 team in Class 2A advances to the district final with a 79-63 win over Kuemper Catholic.

The opening frame saw the Falcons fly out to a 13-4 lead. The Falcons followed that up with a 9-4 run to lead 22-8 late in the first quarter. The Knights closed the gap with a 6-3 lead to cut the Falcon lead to 25-14 after one.

The second saw the teams trade baskets over the next six points for each side to a Falcon 31-20 lead. The Falcons extended the lead to 12 at 36-24. The Knights had a big run of 8-2 to cut the Falcon lead to 38-32 at the half. 

The third quarter saw the Knights have a 5-2 run to cut the lead to 40-37. The Falcons had a nice remainder of the quarter on a 17-10 run to extend the lead to 57-47. The Knights would score the final basket of the third quarter to cut the Falcon lead to 57-49 after 3.

The fourth quarter saw the Falcons 8-7 run to extend the Falcons lead at 65-56. The Falcons got on a roll to wrap up the quarter on a 14-7 run to win the game 79-63

The Falcons were lead by the "Wells Ag Supply of Fonda Player of the Game" Cooper DeJean who had a double-double with 34 points and 15 rebounds, Beckett DeJean with 13 points and Trust Wells with 12 points.

With the win the #2 2A Falcons improve to 20-1, and advance to the District One Final Tuesday vs East Sac County Raiders.

 

Hear the comments from OABCIG Boys Basketball Head Coach Steve Brown: