By Jim Bastian
Journal Sports activities Author
NEW ULM — The New Ulm Eagles boys’ basketball workforce remained on prime of the Huge South-East Convention basketball standings Thursday night time with a 77-68 win over St. Peter.
Zander Fischer led New Ulm (7-3, 4-0) with 20 factors. James Osborne added 15 factors with Charlie Osborne and Colton Benson every scoring 14 factors.
Bennett Olson led St.Peter (6-6, 3-4) with 22 factors.
The Eagles trailed at halftime 31-30 after the Saints closed out the primary half with a 12-2 run.
St. Peter grabbed a 36-32 lead on a Tate Olson 3-pointer early within the second half.
However a 3-pointer from Charlie Osborne gave the Eagles a 44-41 lead with 12 minutes left and New Ulm by no means misplaced the lead.
New Ulm elevated its result in 51-42 afterward a James Osborne basket.
St. Peter reduce the result in 57-49 earlier than Colton Benson buried a 3-pointer that sparked a 7-0 run
Two free throws from Charlie Osborne with simply over 5 minutes to go within the recreation noticed the Eagles holding a commanding 64-49 lead.
St. Peter rallied to chop the result in 66-61 after which 70-63.
However the Eagles ran off a 5-0 run for a 75-63 lead with 1 minute left within the recreation — New Ulm’s final 2 factors in that spurt approaching Fischer’s third dunk of the sport.
The Eagles host LeSueur-Henderson at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday.