Red Lake Warriors eliminate Blackduck 62-54 in first round of Boys 8A East Sub-Section Tournament - P30
They will face #3 Win-E-Mac on Saturday afternoon
April 18, 2019
RED LAKE - The Red Lake Warriors hosted their first round of the Boys 8A East Sub-Section Tournament on Thursday, March 7, 2019, playing against the Blackduck Drakes.
Although Red Lake had defeated Blackduck twice during the regular season, the Drakes played well and trailed the Warriors by just 2 points at the end of the first half, 25-23.
The Warriors outscored Blackduck in the second half, and coupled with a height advantage, held on to win 62-54 and move on to the next round which will be played at the Ralph Engelstad Arena in Thief River Falls.
Justin Barrett paced the Warriors with 17 points, Delwyn Holthusen II added 13, Riley Chaboyea hit for 11 and Carter Spears had 9 points.
Dylen Moen led Blackduck with 20 points, while Kobe Arp added 11.
Red Lake, now 17-10 on the season, will be up against Win-E-Mac, 22-6, at 1:45 PM on Saturday, March 9th. The two teams met during the regular season in early February with Win-E-Mac edging the Warriors 57-55 in Win-E-Mac.
Cass Lake-Bena also defeated Goodridge-Grygla and will be up against Fosston in the earlier game in 8A East Subsection at Thief River.