Saturday, January 14, 2017
MINNEAPOLIS SOUTHWEST WENT UP AGAINST MINNEAPOLIS NORTH IN A BOYS’ BASKETBALL GAME
On Jan. 12, Minneapolis Southwest and Minneapolis North squared off in a boys’ basketball game.
The game started off slow as it took a while for each team to get into an offensive rhythm.
North got their offense going early in the half.
Southwest called a timeout with 7:30 left in the first half. The score was North 7, Southwest 5.
North continued to push the ball down the floor and look for layups in transition.
Southwest called a timeout with 8:11 left in the first half. The score was North 17, Southwest 7.
Both teams looked to score layups in transition. They also kept attacking the basket late in the game.
At halftime, the score was North 30, Southwest 22.
As the second half got underway Southwest looked to keep attacking the basket and came up with layups.
Southwest called a timeout with 12:59 left in regulation, the score was North 39, Southwest 26.
Southwest could come up with mid-range jump shots and layups late in the second half. Southwest’s Aiden Berg came up with some big shots that kept Southwest in the game.
North called a timeout with 6:38 left in regulation, the score was North 47, Southwest 43.
Both teams kept on attacking the basket late in the game.
North’s Isaac Johnson was all over the floor on the offensive end he could come up with mid-range jump shots and layups consistently.
In a hard-fought game that took a while to get going offensively for both teams, North came away with the 65-53 victory over Southwest.
The leading scorer for Southwest was Brennan Hawkins with 15 points and CK Deeq with 14 points.
The leading scorers for North were Isaac Johnson with 33 points.