Caledonia Tops Lewiston-Altura
Tuesday night on KFIL, we brought you a 1AA Section Quarterfinal! Caledonia defeated Lewiston-Altura by a score of 83-56. The Warriors will play again on KFIL on Saturday, taking on Pine Island at 11:00 AM!
The early going was all Caledonia. The Warriors jumped out to a 10-2 lead, with a 3-pointer, a 3-point play, and good long passes for open looks. The first 6 points for Lewiston-Altura were scored by Bradley Miller. Caledonia pushed the ball off of turnovers and off of inbounds plays after Cardinal scores. Lewiston-Altura kept chipping back at the Caledonia lead, but the Warriors went on 7-0 run to close the half, and their lead was 43-24 at the break.
The Warriors played tight defense all night long, coming up with some big steals and ripping the ball away on defense. Though there was some early foul trouble in the second half for both sides, Caledonia was able to pull away for the 83-56 victory.
KFIL Subway Player of the Game for the Lewiston-Altura Cardinals was senior guard Alex Brown. Alex scored 21 points to lead scoring for Lewiston-Altura, a pretty good showing in his last game in a Cardinals uniform.
KFIL Subway Player of the Game for the Caledonia Warriors was Owen King. Owen scored 21 in the first half and hit four three-pointers in the contest; also coming up with steals and rebounds.
The Kingsley Mercantile Game Ball was awarded to Marten Morem. Morem fouled out with 8 points, but was a presence down low, coming up with blocked shots and ripping the ball out for steals and rebounds.
Tune in again Friday night for girls basketball as Fillmore Central takes on Goodhue for the 1A Section Final! Make sure to tune in!