Hagen leads BP boys past Southland

Published 10:28 pm Tuesday, December 18, 2018

The Blooming Prairie boys basketball team were able to hold off Southland (1-5 overall) to stay unbeaten in a 55-46 win in BP Tuesday.

Gabe Hagen paced BP (6-0 overall) with 17 points as the Awesome Blossoms led by as many as 20.

“We left the door open a crack and have a lot to improve on. We won’t win on Friday if we don’t start playing complete games,” BP head coach Nate Piller said.

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Southland 19  27    46

BP 38  17    55

BP scoring: Gabe Hagen, 17; Kaden Thomas, 12; Zach Archer, 10; Trent Swenson, 6; Isac Ille, 5; Matthew Pryor, 3; Tim Wolf, 1; Parker Vaith, 1; free throws: 73 percent (8-for-11)

Southland scoring: Ethan Forthun, 18; Reece Tapp, 10; Nick Boe, 7; Lee Wilson, 4; Matt Mueller, 3; Daniel Boe, 2; Noah Lamp, 2; free throws: 66 percent (2-for-3)