Fertile-Beltrami at East Grand Forks
Fertile-Beltrami 72 at East Grand Forks 56 (BBB) YLE
East Grand Forks, MN — Despite leading by 14 points at halftime, East Grand Forks boys’ basketball reliniqued their lead and fell to Fertile-Beltrami and lost 72-56, matching their loss total from last season.
The Green Wave went 26-3 last year but now sit at 3-3 after losing to the Falcons (5-1). Fertile-Beltrami extended its winning streak to five and are now 3-0 on the road thanks to three Falcons scoring in double figures. The Falcons endured a 24-4 run and trailed at halftime 24-4.
To push their way back into the contest, the Falcons rattled off a 22-4 run and then capped a 19-4 run the final 10 minutes of play. The Green Wave are 2-1 at home now and are 40-4 since opening its new gym. Two of those losses belong to Fertile-Beltrami with the first coming back on Jan. 9, 2018 in a 77-56 victory for the Falcons.
Evertett Balstad: 21 points, 10 rebounds
Rylin Petry: 14 points, 1 rebound
Derek Sorenson: 20 points, 9 rebounds
Caiden Swenby: 5 points, 1 rebound
Tyson Stuhag: 6 points, 5 rebounds
Matthew Sykes: 3 points, 4 rebounds
Austin Bjerk: 2 points, 4 rebounds
Justin Solie: 2 rebounds
East Grand Forks Green Wave
Sam Votava: 13 points, 4 rebounds
Tanner Campos: 7 points, 2 rebounds
Jeremiah Haavig: 22 points, 6 rebounds
Cole Gerber: 2 points, 2 rebounds
Tyson Mahar: 3 points, 2 rebounds
Joe Votava: 2 points
Carter Vasek: 5 points, 4 rebounds
Spencer Eggland: 2 points
East Grand Forks takes on Warroad (6-0) on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in Warroad, Minnesota. Fertile-Beltrami heads home to batte Bagley (2-4) on Friday at 7:30 in Fertile.
comments from FB coach Neil Steffes 5511G
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