DES MOINES — #6-Don Bosco closed the game on a 19-8 run to rally from a 43-42 deficit early in the fourth quarter to a 61-51 win over #3-Remsen St. Mary’s Thursday morning in the Class 1A consolation game at the Boys State basketball tournament in Des Moines. The Hawks took a 43-42 lead on Derrick Schorg’s three-point play with 6:09 to go in the game. Zach Nie and Jack Kelley combined on the next seven points for the Dons as they went ahead 49-43 and were never headed again. Don Bosco finished 20-of-21 from the free throw line and outscored St. Mary’s by 16 points from the charity stripe. The Dons also had a 35-22 rebound advantage in the game. Derrick Schorg finished with 18 points and six rebounds for the Hawks with Carter Kuchel dropping in 13 and Spencer Schorg and Brody Ricke adding 10 each. Kelley and Nie had 24 points each for the Dons. Remsen St. Mary’s finishes at 26-and-2 and in fourth place for the second straight year while Don Bosco closes out a 24-and-4 season. St. Mary’s said good-bye to seven seniors, four of which were starters.
Thanks Sadie Regnier for the terrific photos.
photos courtesy of Sadie Regnier.