Here we go. Questions and comments welcome.
West starters: Schoper, Buryska, Ross, Larsen, Resner.
East starters: Risting, Richards, S. Karge, T. Karge, Ziegler
Richards' 3 gets East on board
Ziegler with 4 points, East up 7-2 at 15:50
Timeout West, East up 11-5, 13:52. Ziegler with 8 points.
West stayying close with rebounding, 7-3 advantage
Emily Veroeven with basket and rebound. She's an 8th-grader.
Richards' third 3 puts East up 20-12, 8:45.
Buryska's third 3 cuts the East lead to 22-17, 1H
West's leadng scorer Schoper has yet to score.
West is within 24-20, 3:00 1H
First half scoring: East Ziegler 15, Richards 12, T. Karge 4. West Veroeven 3, Buryska 11, Ross 2, Larsen 2, Resner 4.
West has 19-18 rebounding advantage. West with 6 turnovers, East 4.
West ball to start second half
East with 3 turnovers in first three minutes. Had just 4 in first half.
ziegler three-point play and East has biggest lead at 36-24, 14:39 2H
Schoper's first basket comes with 12:55 to play, with West down 40-26
Buryska's fourth 3 makes it 46-36 East with 8:15 to play
Schoper's second 3 cuts the lead to 48-39, 5:30
Ziegler has 24 points and 11 rebounds. She had only 12 points in the first meeting.
Timeout West, East up 54-42, 3:47 to play. Doesn't feel like big rally coming for West this time.
Ziegfler with 28 points, 11 rebounds and at least a couple assists and steals. By far the best player on the court tonight. Future coach (Minnesota State's Emilee Thiesse) is watching.
Boys game about to start. West starters: Dale, Stoffel, Myers, Jones, Burmeister. East starters: Chuol, Alhag, Sloniker, Seiler, Bornholt
East has tried three 3s in fist minute. No makes.
East with 4 offensive rebounds, lead 4-2, 15:30
4 turnovers on West, 2 charges, East up 6-2 at 14:25
Chuol 3, East up 9-2, West timeout
Officials trying to clean up some after-whistle stuff. Good move, could get heated in here.
Braun 3 pulls West within 11-8, 11:00 1H
West with 7 turnovers, East up 13-10, 9:50 1H
By my count, thats 6 offensive rebounds for East, three putbacks
More blood. Twice in girls game, first in boys.
Myers hook, West with first lead since 2-0, up 18-16, 6:40 1H
Timeout East. Makela 3 makes it 21-16 at 6:30 1H
West has the deeper bench tonight, paying off already
West has been able to run some lately, up 27-21 1:45 1H
Braun's second 3 puts West up 30-21, 1:00 1H
Burmeister putback makes it 36-26 West, 15:30 2H
Dangerous time for East, deficit at 12, 14:30 to play
Myers with 8 this half, West up 44-30, 13:27 2H. Est timeout.
Everything for East is 1-on-1, but Cougars are staying within reach. West 49-40, 10:35 to play
Sloniker 3 cuts West lead to 49-45, 9:23 to play
East isn't going away, but West is answering every score, up 61-54, 4:30 to play
Makela with two 3s, West up 67-58, 2:42 to play. East timeout
Final: West 76, East 62. West puleld away in seocnd half with strong post play. Dale with 17, Myers with 14, combiend for 22 in second half. Makela ended up with 18, 12 in the final four minutes. Chuol leads East with 19, Alhag 13.