Glenville-Emmons wins in OT

Published 9:23 am Friday, March 5, 2010

The Blooming Prairie boys’ basketball team saw its season come to an end after a 57-56 overtime loss to Glenville-Emmons in the Subsection 1A West quarterfinals in BP Thursday.

The fourth-seeded Awesome Blossoms (8-15 overall) had shots to win the game at the end of regulation and overtime but couldn’t close it out. G-E tied it up with three seconds left in regulation and the fifth-seeded Wolverines (18-6 overall) took the lead for good in OT when Peter Hansen knocked down two free throws with eight seconds left.

BP had taken the lead on a score by Robert Hofius with 15 seconds left in the game.

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“It was really one of those games where it’s just too bad somebody had to lose,” BP head coach John Bruns said. “It was an intense atmosphere and a good playoff game.”

BP led by six at the break. G-E will play in the subsection semifinals in Rochester Civic Auditorium at 6:30 p.m. Monday.