“Scoring ninety is tough to do in any recreation,” Sterkel stated. “But when we execute and share the ball, we will put up numerous factors.
“Once we run our movement offense like we will, we get attractiveness.”
Seniors Jordan Tomkinson and Jack Gerber led the best way for Sacred Coronary heart.
Tomkinson had a recreation-excessive 31 factors. The 6-foot-6 Gerber had 21 factors. Every grabbed 12 rebounds.
Gerber established himself within the publish early, scoring 14 of the Eagles’ first 27 factors. He was lively across the basket and the recipient of a number of good passes from teammates.
“We obtained Jack the ball early and he was getting some nice appears,” Sterkel stated. “He will get defenses to concentrate on him and that opens issues up for our different guys.
When groups begin to double-workforce Jack down low, our different guys are able to catch-and-shoot. And we now have some phenomenal shooters. Jordan is the most effective shooter I have been round. Brenden (Bethke, 10 factors) can mild it up. Oscar (Ortiz, 5 factors) is an effective shooter. And Jordan did a great job of getting everyone concerned within the offense.”
Sacred Coronary heart took management early. After Erick Bergman hit a trey for the Bears to open scoring, Sacred Coronary heart rattled off 12 unanswered factors to take a lead it by no means relinquished.
Sacred Coronary heart led sixty one-27 at halftime. The Eagles’ largest lead got here once they acquired to ninety when Jacob Schepp tossed in a hurried free throw with lower than two seconds left in operating time.
Ethan Dorman scored thirteen factors and Hunter Ehlers added 9 to steer the Bears, a younger staff with no seniors and just one returning common from a yr in the past.
“We’re making an attempt to rebuild,” first-yr Clearbrook-Gonvick coach Chris Westrum stated. “Our youngsters performed onerous till the top. I am proud of the best way we performed. However we’re younger and Sacred Coronary heart has a superb squad.”
Sacred Coronary heart faces an intracity matchup when the Eagles host East Grand Forks Senior Excessive at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.