Sunday, January 8, 2012


Pelican Rapids took on Minnetonka in a boys' basketball game at the Target Center as part of the Timberwolves Shootout.

Minnetonka came on fire. Minnetonka's Latrell Diquan Love got hot early on. He was able to hit shots. On the defensive end he was able to slow down his opponent.

Pelican Rapids went to the basket and was able to get their shots off.

Minnetonka's Malcom More did a good job of shooting the ball. He was all over the court.

Pelican Rapids got the ball into the hands of Casey Bruggeman. Burggeman was able to knock down some mid-range jump shots.

Minnetonka was on fire throughout the first half. Pelican Rapids was not able to slow down Minnetonka on offense.

Love continued to shoot the ball. He was hot from everywhere on the court. His teammates did a good job of getting him the ball.

At halftime the score was Minnetonka 53 and Pelican Rapids 34.

Minnetonka kept on shooting the ball. They were not going to give up any easy shots.

Minnetonka went to a half court defense. Pelican Rapids had trouble shooting the ball. Even though they were not making shots they kept on shooting.

Minnetonka dominated the game in the second half. Pelican Rapids was not able to get into an offensive flow at all.

Minnetonka came away with the 86-66 victory over Pelican Rapids.

The leading scorers for Pelican Rapids were Casey Bruggeman with 17 points and Luke Halbakken with 16 points. They shot 25-58 from the field that included going 2-8 from behind the three-point line. They were 14-17 from the free throw line. They grabbed a total of 29 rebounds, 15 of them on the defensive end.

The leading scorers for Minnetonka were Latrell Diquan Love with 27 points, Tommy McDermott with 20 points and Riley Dearring with 17 points. Minnetonka shot 33-60 from the field. That included going 7-13 from behind the three-point line. They were 13-18 from the free-throw line. They grabbed 33 rebounds, 20 of them on the defensive end.

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