Golden Bears fall in double OT

A young, scrappy Newell-Fonda hung around long enough to force two extra periods and took a 73-68 double overtime boys’ basketball victory over the Bishop Garrigan Golden Bears.

Four players reached double figures for the Mustangs, who overcame an 11-point deficit in the first half and big performances from Cade Winkel and T.J. Schnurr for the black-and-gold in the Class 1A district semi-final contest played at Britt on Thursday, Feb, 21.

Bishop Garrigan started fast by scoring the first six points of the game before Bryce Coppock got the blue-and-white on the scoreboard with a three-pointer.

Baskets by Chase Winkel and Schnurr suddenly ballooned the lead to 10-3 before Coppock drained another triple for Newell-Fonda.  After Chase Winkel and Coppock traded field goals, Schnurr nailed a three for the Golden Bears.

 

For more on this story, please see the March 2 issue of the Algona Upper Des Moines.

 

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