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Willmar's Kyler Johnson rises up in heavy traffic to get off a shot during the second half of the Cardinals 72-48 non-conference win over Montevideo on Saturday in Montevideo. Tribune photo by Tom Larson.

Boys Basketball: Dogged D the key in Cards' win


MONTEVIDEO – Prep basketball coaches preach it constantly: Rebounding and defense equal victory.

Prep players maybe don’t always buy into the idea that boxing out and moving feet provide the surest path to victory, but the Willmar Cardinals were true believers in the hard-work ethos on Saturday.

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Tom Larson

Tom Larson is the sports editor of the West Central Tribune.

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