Sunday, March 15, 2015


St. Michael-Albertville STMA went up against Apple Valley at the Target Center in the boys’ Class 4A state quarterfinal game.

Apple Valley passed the ball around the 3-point line as they looked to take time off the clock.

STMA called a timeout with 12:17 left in the first half. The score was Apple Valley 12, STMA 7.

Apple Valley looked to come up with layups off of steals. They were able to use their quickness to their advantage.

STMA passed the ball around the 3-point line as they looked to take time off the clock.

Apple Valley did a good job of getting the ball down the floor and getting shots.

At halftime the score was Apple Valley 40, STMA 20.

As the second half got underway Apple Valley continued to come up with shots on the offensive end.

On the defensive end they were able to come up with stops and slow down the STMA offense.

STMA was not able to get their offense going. Apple Valley was a lot quicker than STMA. Even though STMA couldn’t get their shots to fall they kept shooting late in the game.

Apple Valley’s Gary Trent Jr. Cameron Kirksey, Trey Jones, Brock Bertram and Riley Parham all came up with mid-range jump shots throughout the game. They all knew where they were supposed to be on the floor and all found the basket and hit their shots.

Apple Valley came away with the 70-57 victory over STMA.

The leading scorers for STMA were Greenwaldt with 21 points and Trevor Rothstein with 13 points.

The leading scorer for Apple Valley was Trent with 20 points.

After the game I was able to talk to Apple Valley head coach Zach Goring and Bertram and Trent about the game.

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