In the course of the precise boys basketball recreation, nevertheless, it was the Aggies’ Adam Zavalney who stole the present together with his play across the basket.
Zavalney poured in 28 factors and guard Jace Jehlicka added 20 to steer Park River/Fordville-Lankin previous Crookston seventy five-60.
The purpose complete was a season excessive for Zavalney. The 6-foot-four junior’s efficiency included a dunk on a quick break, a hook shot from the low publish and factors across the basket off the dribble and low-publish strikes.
“Adam’s an athletic child,” PR/FL coach Seth Kuchar stated. “I do not know if he even is aware of how athletic he’s.
“We have been making an attempt to pound the ball inside. That is been our recreation this yr.”
Jehlicka helped open the within with 4 treys. “That was a superb capturing recreation for him,” Kuchar stated.
Nathan Zavalney added 12 factors for the 9-5 Aggies, who gained for the seventh time of their final eight video games. Park River/F-L led 23-12, forty three-30 and fifty seven-forty on the quarter breaks.
Defending the publish has been a season-lengthy problem for the 9-9 Pirates.
“They received straightforward buckets,” Crookston coach Greg Garmen stated. “They have been a much bigger, extra bodily staff that we’re. We’re simply not that bodily. And we did not have a solution for that No. 12 (Adam Zavalney).”
Carter Winand had 17 factors, Jaden Lubarski 12 and Nick Garmen eleven to steer Crookston. “We did not shoot very nicely,” Greg Garmen stated. “And that is necessary for us. Once we’re hitting (from the perimeter), that is once we roll.”