Saturday, March 11, 2017


Vermilion and Central Lakes squared off in a men’s basketball game. It was the third-place game of the Minnesota College Athletic Conference state tournament. 

Vermilion pushed the ball down the floor scored baskets in transition. Central Lakes also pushed the ball down the floor and could score layups in transition.

Central Lakes got past the Vermilion defense and came up with layups. They could get everyone involved in the offense.

Central Lakes looked to trap Vermilion as they got the ball across half court. The Vermilion guards got frustrated by the pressure. 

Vermilion called a timeout with 11:20 left in the first half. The score was Central Lakes 23, Vermilion 12. 

Central Lakes set a lot of screens and they set their teammates up on the offensive end of the floor. 

Vermilion struggled shooting the ball throughout the first half. They were not able to hit shots.

At halftime, the score was Central Lakes 43, Vermilion 28. 

As the second half got underway Central Lakes Lamontrell Fuller came up with mid-range jump shots and layups. His teammates did a good job of getting him the ball in spots where he could shoot it. Fuller also could come off screens and got to the basket. 

Even though that Vermilion struggled shooting the ball they kept attacking the basket and looked for their shots. 

Both teams played hard throughout the game. Central Lakes came away with the 78-70 victory over Vermilion. 

The leading scorers for Central Lakes were Fuller and Jenkins both with 17 points. 

The leading scorers for Vermilion were Elijah Johnson with 15 points and Denario Jackson with 13 points.

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