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Boys Basketball: BBE tops Kimball in OT

BELGRADE -- The Jaguars worked overtime to preserve their undefeated season on Thursday night. Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa is now 10-0 for the first time since 2003 after nudging the Kimball Cubs 70-68. BBE led 36-35 at half but fell behind by nine w...

BELGRADE -- The Jaguars worked overtime to preserve their undefeated season on Thursday night.

Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa is now 10-0 for the first time since 2003 after nudging the Kimball Cubs 70-68.

BBE led 36-35 at half but fell behind by nine with five minutes left. The Cubs' sparkplug was Brett Ostby. He nailed seven three-pointers on the way to 23 points.

But BBE responded behind threee 3-pointers in the stretch drive by Kirby Montbriand and the Jaguars knotted the score 65-65 to force the overtime.

BBE shooters made 5-of-6 free throws in overtime to counter a banked Kimball three-pointer with six seconds left.

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Connor Goodwin finished with 17 points and 10 rebounds and Brady Koehler 15 points and 12 rebounds for BBE. Kevin Kuefler also got 15 points and Montbriand 13.

BBE 70, Kimball 68

Kimball (2-2, 6-4) 35 30 3 -- 68

BBE (4-0, 10-0) 36 29 5 -- 70

KIMBALL - 25-55 FG (9-17 3-pt); 9-14 FT; 32 rebounds; 22 fouls ... Scoring: Neil Helgeson 15, Ty Filzen 5, Cameron Hunt 7, Dylan Menson 12, Brett Ostby 23, Aaron Laabs 2, Seke Snead 4 ... 3-point shots: Ostby 7, Filzen 1, Hunt 1 ... Rebound leaders: Menson 12... Assist leaders: Helgeson 5

Belgrade-brooten-elrosa - 25-61 FG (4-12 3-pt); 16-30 FT; 42 rebounds; 14 fouls ... Scoring: Bennett Weller 4, Kevin Kuefler 15, Brent Koehler 6, Brady Koehler 15, Kirby Montbriand 13, Connor Goodwin 17 ... 3-point shots: Montbriand 3, Weller 1... Rebound leaders: Brady Koehler 12, C. Goodwin 10 ... Assist leaders: Kuefler 3, Montbriand 3 ... Steal leaders: Kuefler 4

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