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Update Week of Dec. 20-28
December 31, 2013Robbinsdale Armstrong Basketball
We had another successful week as a program and for the varsity. We had a big win over Osseo (Click here to watch game) Dec. 20 83-79 in OT. Evan Nolan made a huge 3 with an assist from Jerome Dixon to put us ahead for good in OT. Evan also made a tip in at the buzzer in regulation that should have won the game, but was called off by the ref. The Falcons didn't let that faze them and came out strong in OT. Sean Burns had an excellent game with 22 points and 5 rebounds. Evan Nolan also had an excellent game with 22 points and 8 rebounds. Ryan Casperson did a great job neutralizing 6'10 Ian Theisen and also contributed 9 pts. Jerome Dixon again had double figures scoring (10 pts.) and Melvin Newbern had 6 assists, 9 pts. and 0 turnovers. Tre Tate had 9 points, including 6 for 6 on clutch free throws down the stretch. He also had 3 assists and 0 turnovers. Rojon Whitley and Jerome Burnes provided much needed defense and helped wear down Osseo's guards. Vinnie Williams made a highlight reel play at the end of the first half as he secured a rebound and went coast to coast to make a 3 at the half time buzzer.
Edina Tournament: We won the Edina tournament for the 3rd time in 4 years with 2 nice wins by 17 points each over St. Thomas Academy (6-3) and Edina (8-4). In the Edina game we had 5 players in double figures to continue our trend of balanced scoring.
Other levels: The 9A and 9B beat Osseo, the 9B beat the Robins and the 9A won the Edina tournament with a 17 point win over St. Louis Park, who had previously defeated Edina by 20.
The sophs lost to Osseo by 12 and won the Edina tournament with an exciting come from behind win over Edina by 2 points.
The JV lost to Osseo and beat St. Thomas Academy by 35, before losing to Edina by 4 in the championship game.
Records for the respective teams: