Owatonna downs Albert Lea boys’ basketball

Published 2:53 am Sunday, February 28, 2010

The Albert Lea boys’ basketball team fell 72-36 Saturday against Owatonna in Owatonna.

The Tigers fell behind by 17 at halftime, though Tigers head coach Lucas Kreuscher said Albert Lea played better than the score indicate.

But in the second half the Tigers failed to stop the Huskies along the baseline and Owatonna ran away with the game.

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Alik Smed led Albert Lea with 13 points and Kyle Ooms added six points.

Owatonna 72, Albert Lea 36

Albert Lea 20 16 — 36

Owatonna 37 35 — 72

Albert Lea scoring: Alik Smed 13, Kyle Ooms 6, Damian Montes 5, Colby Strilaeff 4, Tyler Wichmann 2, Cameron Solie 2, Clayton Bratten 2, Silas Randall 1, Ethan Abben 1.