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Jaguars Advance to South Sub-Section Finals in 6A with Win Over Hancock

By Craig Olson, 03/14/23, 7:15AM CDT


Top-seeded Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa advanced to the South Sub-Section championship game with a 58-42 win over Hancock on Monday night at Minnewaska Area High School in Glenwood.  BBE led 27-23 at halftime and outscored the Owls 31-19 over the final 18 minutes to 24-4 and run their winning streak to 7 games.

Three Jaguars reached double figures, led by Kaden Pieper with 20.  Luke Dingmann and Brady Schwinghammer had 13 points apiece.  BBE went 17-for-22 on the free throw line and won the rebounding battle, 35-23.

Jackson Koehl (15 points, 5 rebounds, 6 assists) and Chase Evink (13 points, 7 rebounds, 2 steals) led Hancock.  The Owls went cold from beyond the arc, making only 1-of-21 3’s in the game.

Hancock ends their season with a record of 13-14.

BBE will face Border West on Wednesday at 7:00pm in Glenwood.