Tuesday, December 17, 2013


On Dec. 16, Minnehaha and Holy Angels went up against each other in a boys’ basketball game.
Minnehaha started the game in zone defense. They wanted to spread Holy Angels out on the offensive end. Holy Angels did a good job of swinging the ball around the three-point line as they looked to get into an offensive rhythm. Minnehaha was not able to slow down Holy Angels on the offensive end early.
Minnehaha struggled offensively early. They were not able to hit shots. Minnehaha’s Joevon Walker made some layups
Minnehaha called a timeout with 13:26 left in the first half. The score was Holy Angels 11, Minnehaha 4.
Both teams dove on the floor for loose balls. There were many jump balls in the first half.  
Minnehaha kept on pushing the ball down the floor. They kept taking shots that they thought they could make. Minnehaha strung some baskets together late in the first half.
At halftime the score was Holy Angels 29, Minnehaha 26.
Holy Angels did a good job of getting Charlie Koontz the ball. Koontz was able to get the ball in spots where he could shoot it. He was not afraid to shoot the ball from anywhere on the court.
Neither team went on a run in the second half.
Minnehaha’s Simeon Davis was all over the floor. On the offensive end Davis came up with some nice shots. He was able to make shots from just inside of the three-point line. On the defensive end he was able to slow the guy that he was guarding down.
Holy Angels turned on the offensive jets late in the second half. They were able to turn Minnehaha over and score on the offensive end.
The Minnehaha offense went dormant in the second half. They were not able to make shots late in the contest.
In a game that saw a close first half, Holy Angels turned on the offensive power late in the second half as Minnehaha tried to claw their way back into the game. Holy Angels came away with the 61-50 victory over Minnehaha.
The leading scorer for Holy Angels was Koontz with 28 points. The leading scorer for Minnehaha was Davis with 12 points.

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