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Knights Down ELC Midgets

By Staff | Dec 7, 2010

GRAETTINGER – It’s always a challenge to play a bigger school, and for the Graettinger/Terril Knights, the fun was theirs on Saturday in a 53-50 win over Estherville Lincoln Central.

The Knights got after the Midgets right away in the contest, taking a 14-9 lead at the end of the opening frame, but ELC fought back in the second stanza and cut the deficit to a point at 26-25 at the intermission.

Graettinger-Terril would continue to fight but the Midgets took the lead in the third and held a 33-32 advantage to start the final quarter, but the Knights hit some late shots to edge away for the win.

Beau Craig led the Knights with 18 points, while Cody Chapman added 13. Eric Hatland scored nine, while Ty Bisenius added six markers. Mitch Girres chipped in five points and Colin Leiting scored two.

Beau Craig had nine boards in the win while Eric Hatland dished out six assists to his teammates in the win.