Golden Bears edge Bulldogs, 55-53
In the annual cross-town boys’ basketball contest, Bishop Garrigan hit a pair of late free throws to squeeze out a hard-fought 55-53 victory over Algona in a battle played in front of nice crowd at Algona High on Thursday, Dec. 22.
Brad Capesius hit a free throw with 17 seconds left and Chase Winkel sank one two seconds later to break a 53-53 dead-lock to give the visitors the win in battle that saw five ties and 11 lead changes during the contest.
Jackson Helmers nailed a three-pointer to open the game’s scoring before Chase Winkel’s rebound field goal got the visitors on the scoreboard at 3-2 early.
To read more on the Algona and Bishop Garrigan boys' basketball contest, see the Dec. 29 issue of the Algona Upper Des Moines.