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Boys Basketball: Brandon scores 45; Monte trips ACGC in 2 overtimes: LQPV at Paynesville

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GROVE CITY -- Eric Brandon poured in 45 points and Montevideo outlasted Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City in double overtime 85-80 on Tuesday, allowing the Thunder Hawks to stay in the lead with Morris in the West Central South.

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The game was tied 64-all at the end of regulation and 74-74 at the first overtime.

ACGC was running out of players by then -- five of their top six fouled out -- and the Thunder Hawks went on an 11-6 run to end it.

Brandon, a 6-1 guard who scored 29 points Saturday in a 69-67 win over New London-Spicer, had eight points in the final overtime, including 6 of 8 at the line.

He finished with 13 field goals (one a three-pointer) and cashed 18 of 25 at the line.

In supporting roles, Ryan Boike finished with 15 points, Jeff Jerve 13 plus 13 rebounds and Brett Bergeson with nine points.

Jordan Tanner led five Falcons in double figures with 22 points.

Montevideo 85, ACGC 80

Monte. (4-1, 7-2) 34 30 10 11 -- 85

ACGC (2-2, 5-3) 29 35 10 6 -- 80

MONTEVIDEO - 28-54 FG (6-12 3-pt); 23-45 FT; 38 rebounds; 24 fouls ... Scoring: Eric Brandon 45, Troy Hendrickson 1, Ryan Boike 15, Brett Bergeson 9, Jeff Jerve 13, Jake Douglas 2... 3-point shots: Brandon 1, Boike 3, Bergeson 2 ... Rebound leaders: Jerve 13, Brandon 12 ... Assist leaders: Brandon 3 ... Steal leaders: Jerve 3

ATWATER-COSMOS-GROVE CITY - 26-63 FG (4-12 3-pt); 24-34 FT; 33 rebounds; 29 fouls ... Scoring: Brooks Maurer 13, Jordan Tanner 22, Jeff Peterson 18, Mitch Tauer 2, Trevor Heining 2, Kurtis Huisman 12, Joel Slinden 11 ... 3-point shots: Tanner 2, Mauer 1, Peterson 1 ... Rebound leaders: Slinden 9, Huisman 9 ... Assist leaders: Tanner 5 ... Steal leaders: no leader

Benson 68, YME 55

Aaron Lindahl scored 25 points and had nine rebounds for the Braves (3-3, 4-6). Brennan Kent added 13 points and Steven James had 10 points and 11 boards.

Taylor Olson scored a season-high 21 points for the Sting (0-6, 0-8), who also reached the 40-point mark as a team for the first time this season. Dylan Lindstrom added 12 points.

Benson (3-3, 4-6) 36 32 -- 68

YME (0-6, 0-8) 28 27 -- 55

BENSON - 30-53 FG (1-2 3-pt); 7-18 FT; 36 rebounds; 13 fouls ... Scoring: Aaron Lindahl 25, Brennan Kent 13, Steven James 10, Jeff Berens 6, Daniel Martin 4, Josh Cluever 3, Andrew Ebert 2, Jake Hanson 2, Tyler Luschen 2, Keagan Pangrac 1 ... 3-point shots: Kent 1 ... Rebound leaders: Lindahl 9, James 11, Berens 5 ... Assist leaders: Lindahl 4, Kent 4, Martin 4 ... Steal leaders: Martin 4

YELLOW MEDICINE EAST - 21-44 FG (5-12 3-pt); 8-17 FT; 28 rebounds; 14 fouls ... Scoring: Taylor Olson 21, Dylan Lindstrom 12, Anton Leiseth 6, Destry Skjefte 6, Tom Volstad 4, Brian Rosenau 4, Karl Hegna 2 ... 3-point shots: Olson 3, Leiseth 1, Volstad 1 ... Rebound leaders: Lindstrom 5, Leiseth 6, Rosenau 5 ... Assist leaders: Lindstrom 5 ... Steal leaders: Lindstrom 4

Morris 65, BOLD 45

Morris (4-1, 6-2) broke away in the second half, outscoring BOLD (1-3, 2-4), 40-26.

Chris Scott led the way for the Tigers with 21 points. Dan Tiernan and Jackson Henrich added nine each. Eric Riley pulled down 10 rebounds.

Tyler Hebrink recorded 15 points for the Warriors. Ross Nelson added 10 points.

BOLD (1-3, 2-4) 19 26 -- 45

Morris (4-1, 6-2) 25 40 -- 65

BOLD - 16-55 FG (2-7 3-pt); 11-17 FT; 23 rebounds; 15 fouls ... Scoring: Dylan Gass 3, Tyler Hebrink 15, Grant Solem 2, Ross Nelson 10, Jacob Boersma 1, Mike Kingston 2, Jay Lippert 2, Trent Neisen 1, Brian Rothmeier 1, Shawn Dollerschell 6, Nathan Toren 2 ... 3-point shots: Gass 1, Hebrink 1 ... Rebound leaders: Solem 5, Nelson 5 ... Assist leaders: none ... Steal leaders: Nelson 3

MORRIS - 28-55 FG (3-10 3-pt); 6-16 FT; 33 rebounds; 13 fouls ... Scoring: Taylor Nohl 6, Matt Wulf 5, Dan Tiernan 9, Eric Riley 8, Lincoln Arnold 4, Chris Scott 21, Josh Love 3, Jackson Henrich 9 ... 3-point shots: Scott 1, Tiernan 1, Wulf 1 ... Rebound leaders: Riley 10, Scott 8, Henrich 7 ... Assist leaders: Tyler Meichsner 4, Arnold 4 ... Steal leaders: Meischner 3

The scheduled game between Lac qui Parle valley and Paynesville was postponed. No make-up date was announced.

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