Golden Bears defeat Cardinals, 57-45

n the regular season finale for both teams, Bishop Garrigan defeated Garner-Hayfield/Ventura by the score of 57-45.  The Top of Conference girls’ basketball game was played on Thursday, Feb. 9 at Algona.

Bishop Garrigan broke a 4-4 tie early with a 10-3 run to take a 14-7 advantage and enjoyed a 14-10 lead as the buzzer sounded to end the first period of action.

The second quarter margin remained at that lead until with the score at 24-20, the home team scored the final five points of the first half to take a 29-20 advantage into the locker room at intermission.

The Golden Bears scored the first two baskets of the third stanza to increase the lead to 33-20 and the margin remained there most of the period as the black-and-gold led 42-32 at the conclusion of the third quarter.

The final eight minutes saw the visitors get the lead under 10 points at 44-35 early in the period but could get no closer as Bishop Garrigan swished 8-of-9 free throws in the fourth quarter to go onto the conference victory.


For more on this story, please see the Feb. 16 issue of the Algona Upper Des Moines.


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