Its the 1st big showdown in the Minneapolis City as Henry visits North. Both teams coming into the night undefeated in the conference. Its a sellout crowd on hand and the spirit is high. Due to the tight crowd I make the mistake of not having one of the walking tacos.
Number of Teams I've Seen: 95 (29 courts). 14 out of state, 8 girls
Beverage Ticker: 542.7 ounces (5815 Calories)
46 days, 62 games, 2 scrimmages added on
- Pepsi: 220.9 ounces (2760 calories)
- Coke: 84 ounces (1000 calories)
- Dr. Pepper: 12 ounces (150 calories)
- Sprite: 20 ounces (240 calories)
- A&W Root Beer : 16.9 ounces (240 calories)
- Mug Root Beer: 20 ounces (260 calories)
- Red Gatorade/Powerade: 168.9 ounces (1165 calories)
Pizza Ticker: 6
Walking Taco Ticker: 5
North's Issac Johnson with his 2nd 3 of the night and its from NBA range. Lamar Wood on the offensive glass for Henry. 20-12 North at 11:17. Wood dunks a dishoff, Savion Scott hits a 3 to beat a trap and puts back a miss. Its Wood again on the offensive glass. 27-21 North midway through the 1st half. Scott with a nice give and go off a post feed for a free throw. Issac Johnson with 4 free throws and the lead extends to 44-29 late in the half. Scott with a 3, 2 and a free throw as Henry tries to rally. But they miss 2 of 3 free throws and Isaac Johnson scores the last 4 of the half. 50-37 Polars at the break.
Da'Kei Hines with a putback, Odell Wilson on the bounce goes behind the back and scores. JaQuan Sanders-Smith pulls up for a jumper. 60-42 North just over 3 minutes into the half. But the Patriots immediately cut that margin down to 7. Scott with 5 and Wood with 4 in that run. Just 2 minutes late its 60-53 Polars with Henry having the momentum. North counters with a 3 and an Isaac Johnson BLOB hoop. Nasir El-Amin productive off the bench as he adds a 3 point play. That doubles the lead back to 14, 72-58 North with 10:25 left. Isaac Johnson 2 free throws and a Tyler Johnson bank and North is back in control 81-62. Savion Scott makes a couple more 3s as Henry cuts the lead to 10 but the finish is never in doubt. North wins 92-80.
Henry falls to 5-1 in the Minneapolis City, 7-4 overall. Savion Scott carries the Patriots offense to the tune of 40 points. He knocked in 7 bombs. Lamar Wood was a factor on the offensive glass with 23 points. But the rest of the roster really struggled to find offense. Henry now has 5 straight games at home over the next 2+ weeks. South visits next Tuesday.
Minneapolis North gets 27 from Isaac Johnson. The Polars end up with 5 in double figures. JaQuan Sanders-Smith with 18, Tayler Johnson with 16. Odell Wilson with 14. Nasir El-Amin with a very productive 13 off the Polars bench. North's winning streak is now at 10 games after the opening game loss to Apple Valley. 3 conference games coming up and then some very interesting non-conference games at Heritage Christian, home vs Caledonia and at Central MN Christian in early February.