Thursday, January 30, 2014


Edina and Eastview went up against each other in a boys basketball game. Edina started out in a zone defense. They wanted to try to force Eastview to take long jump shots. They were successful at doing that.
On offense Edina did a good job of moving the ball around the three-point line. They got everyone involved in the offense.  
Edina’s Max Lynch called for the ball in the paint. He was able to score layups with ease. On the defensive end Lynch was able to guard his guy well.
Edina was able to trap the ball on defense and get steals and layups.
There were many ties and lead changes throughout the first half. Neither team was able to go on a run.
Edina was able to score baskets in transition. Eastview was able to run with Edina and get back on defense.
Eastview’s Obi Ibeneme and Marquise Walker were able to come up with some steals and turn them into baskets.
The score at halftime was Edina 41, Eastview 38.
Eastview’s Marquise Walker was able to knock down a mid-range jump shot that kept his team in the game.
The score went back and forth early in the second half. Neither team was able to go on a run.
Edina’s Lynch continued to take the ball hard to the basket. He was not afraid of contact when he was driving to the basket for layups.
Edina made some shots down the stretch. Eastview was not able to counter.
Edina came away with the 85-77 victory over Eastview.
The leading scores for Eastview were Walker and Ibeneme each with 19 points.
The leading scorers for Edina were McGory with 26, Spranger with 17 and Lynch with 13.

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