Sunday, February 1, 2015


Lakeview Christian and New Life Academy went up against each other in a boys’ basketball game.

NLA pushed the ball down the floor as they looked to score layups in transition.

Lakeview looked to get the ball into the hands of guard Bjorn Broman. Broman stepped up and was able to knock down deep 3-point baskets.

Lakeview called a timeout with 11:04 left in the first half. The score was NLA 24, Lakeview 14.

NLA’s Conrad Engstrom came up with 3-point baskets and layups throughout the first half.

Lakeview struggled to score baskets after the timeout. However NLA came up with steals and was able to make layups off the steals.

Broman was able to come up with mid-range jump shots in the first half. His teammates did a good job of getting him the ball in spots where he could shoot it.

Lakeview came up with steals and then they were able to get down the floor and come up with layups or 3-point shots.

Broman got hot late in the first half. He stepped up and was able to knock down 3-point jump shots.

At halftime the score was NLA 46, Lakeview 43.

As the second half got underway Lakeview continued to look get the ball into the hands of Broman.

Broman was able to hit shots that he put up from both inside and outside of the 3-point line.

NLA looked to keep getting the ball into Engstrom. Engstrom came up with deep 3-point shots. The defense had a hard time slowing him down.

Lakeview continued to attack the basket in the second half. They were able to hit shots that they put up.

Lakeview was able to get steals on defense and come up with layups on offense.

NLA’s Brad Goulet came up with layups and mid-range jump shots late in the game.

NLA was able to string some baskets together late in the game.

Engstrom scored his 1,000th point on a free throw late in the game.

NLA came away with the 90-80 victory over Lakeview.

The leading scorer for NLA was Engstrom with 37 points. The leading scorer for Lakeview was Broman with 60 points.

After the game I was able to talk to NLA’s Engstrom about the game. I was also able to talk to Broman about his performance.  

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