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Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa's 6-foot-4 senior guard Kirby Montbriand fires from the side in the first half before a full house at the gym in Brooten on Monday night. Montbriand finished with 19 points in the top-ranked Jaguars' 78-49 win over Section 6A rival Ashby. Tribune photo by Rand Middleton

Boys Basketball: No. 1 Jaguars outrun Arrows to stay perfect


Tribune Staff Report

BROOTEN -- Ashby made a run at the Jaguars Monday night but then Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa decided to outfly the Arrows 78-49 in a Brooten gym filled to capacity.

Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa and the visitors exchanged baskets until the 6-minute mark of the first half.

Ashby had several one-point leads along the way and trailed 24-23 at the 5:50 mark.

At that point, the home team down shifted and left the Arrows in the dust.

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