Saturday, May 14, 2011


In the 16U division Minnesota Lockdown took on Minnesota Select Blue in a boys' basketball game. Minnesota Lockdown came out on fire as they were able to hit their shots.

Minnesota Lockdown started the game out in a zone defense. They looked to spread Minnesota Select out and make them take long shots. Taylor Halvorson for Lockdown was all over the court. He was able to make shots that he put up.

Minnesota Select had a hard time shooting the ball. They didn't get discouraged. Select continued to shoot the ball.

Jamar Boone from Minnesota Lockdown took the ball hard to the basket. He knew where his teammates were on the court and he was able to get them involved in the plays on the offensive end. Lockdown used a motion offense. There was a lot of passing and cutting involved.

As the second half got underway, Minnesota Select came out on fire. They were able to make a quick few shots. They cut the deficit to three points.

The game got close midway through the second half.

Minnesota Select went on a run with 13:00 left in regulation. That didn't sit well with Minnesota Lockdown. Minnesota Lockdown continued to take the ball hard to the basket.

Minnesota Lockdown mostly used a zone defense in the second half.

The score went back and forth throughout the second half as both teams played very tight defense on each other.

Minnesota Select made a run and they were able to extend their lead to 10 at 56-46 with 5:00 left in regulation. Minnesota Lockdown didn't give up.

Minnesota Select went on a run late in the game and that was too much for Minnesota Lockdown. Minnesota Select came away with the 63-51 victory over Minnesota Lockdown.

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