Falcons down Tigers, send them to 0-22
Published 10:57 am Saturday, February 18, 2017
The Albert Lea boys’ basketball team hasn’t had much success this season.
Having not won a single game can hurt the confidence of players. However, the Tigers, while not winning, only seem to be getting better and improving.
The Tigers had a chance to upset Fairbault on the road Friday night.
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A tough first half saw the Tigers dig themselves a 13-point hole and trail 31-18. A 36-point second half was encouraging for the Tigers, but they surrendered 38 points to the Falcons in a 69-54 loss.
Fairbault came into Friday’s game having lost five in a row.
With the win, the Falcons sweep the season series from the Tigers.
Albert Lea is now 0-22 on the season.
It will finish up its three-game road trip this week with games in Mankato on Tuesday and Thursday before returning home to host Austin and Northfield to close out the season.