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Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa coach Dave Montbriand has guided the Jaguars to two state titles and a 121-4 record over the last four years. Tribune photo by Tom Larson

Boys Basketball: Was this year’s team the best ever at BBE?


MINNEAPOLIS — Before the Class A championship game, Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa head boys basketball coach Dave Montbriand was asked a tough question: Is this your best team?

It’s almost like asking a parent to choose their favorite child, especially for the coach of a program that on Saturday defeated Rushford-Peterson 52-40 to win its second Class A State Boys Basketball Tournament championship in three years, in its third appearance in the title game in four years.

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Tom Larson

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

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