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BP boys fall to NRHEG

BLOOMING PRAIRIE — The Blooming Prairie boys basketball team lost 57-48 to New Richland-H-E-G (6-14 overall, 4-8 Gopher) in BP Tuesday.

“We shot the ball poorly and really did not play very well defensively in the first half,” BP head coach John Bruns said. “We made a push in the end, but NRHEG made some big plays down the stretch to seal the win.”

Michael Thomas had 15 points and 10 rebounds for BP (8-10, 4-6 Gopher).

BP 20 28 — 48

NRHEG 28 29 — 57

BP scoring: Michael Thomas, 15; John Rumpza, 9; Gabe Kartes, 8; Luke Hueman, 6; Alex Fiebiger, 4; Ryan McCabe, 3; Cody Doerhoefer, 3; field goals: 32 percent (19-for-58); three-pointers: 27 percent (5-for-18); free throws: 50 percent (5-for-10); rebounds: 24 (Thomas, 10); turnovers: 14