Wednesday, January 26, 2011


The #2 ranked Osseo Orioles took on the Spring Lake Park Panthers in a boys’ basketball contest. Osseo was ranked #2 in the state in class AAAA.

Osseo looked to get the ball out of the basket and run with it in transition. Osseo looked to get the ball into the hands of Terez Wayne VanPelt. VanPelt knew where his teammates were supposed to be on the court. He did a good job of directing traffic.

Spring Lake Park looked to put a little pressure on Osseo. They used a three quarter press. Spring Lake Park tried to get Osseo out of rhythm. Osseo’s Joey Curtis Sonnenfeld found the basket midway through the first half. He was able to step up and knock down shots.

A Bryce Williams slam dunk and a three-point shot by Sean Scott got Spring Lake Park back into the game. Williams scored on the next two possessions and he tied the game at 19.

Michael Brush for Osseo stepped up and knocked down a few consecutive shots. That kept Osseo in the game.

Sean Scott for Spring Lake Park was not afraid to shoot the ball from anywhere on the court. He was able to get them in the game in the first half.

At halftime the score was Osseo 45 and Spring Lake Park 30.

Osseo looked to get the ball inside to Ian Theisen. Theisen did a good job of powering the up to strong to the basket. He was able to get a lot of easy shots from doing that.

VanPelt connected on some deep three-point shots early in the second half. He was feeling shit shot. His teammates did a good job of getting him open and he was able to step up and drain the jump shot.

Osseo did a god job of getting the inside to their big men for easy baskets.

Spring Lake Park didn’t give up. They kept on fighting. They didn’t back down to Osseo’s pressure.

Osseo was able to take a 20 point lead at 64-44 with 10:30 left to go in the contest.

Osseo continued to run the court and score baskets in transition. Spring Lake Park didn’t have an answer to the shots that Osseo was taking.

Osseo continued to make the shots that they put up in the second half. Osseo came away with the 91-60 victory over Spring Lake Park.

No comments: