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G-H boys beat Whiting in tourney

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

HOLSTEIN - Galva-Holstein led all the way as the Pirates beat Whiting 61-48 in Class 1A District Tournament action here on Feb.19.

Mark Cronin of Galva-Holstein drives past a River Valley defender in recent boys basketball action in Holstein. The two teams meet again on Feb. 24 in 1A District Tournament action. Photo by Reta Todd
Isaiah Miller scored 19 points to lead the 19-3 Pirates of Coach Bob Lee, and Kellen Jacobson was also in double figures, with 10 points. Cole Egger added nine points for the winners.

Taylor Nees led G-H on the glass with nine rebounds, while Jacobson and John Harris grabbed five apiece. Jordan Else led the Pirates in assists with five, and Mark Cronin led in steals with four.

G-H sank 28-69 field gooals for 41 percent, and cashed in 9-13 free throws.

The Pirates will host River Valley, overtime winners over Woodbury Central, in the District semifinal on Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. The Western Valley Conference rivals have tangled three times previously this season, with the Pirates winning all three by an average of 14 points.

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