December 9, 2010

County tournament goes to Miners

County tournament goes to Miners
By STU MERRY

The McLean County boys tournament crown will rest in Beulah for the coming year. The Miners outlasted last year’s county champion Turtle Lake-Mercer-McClusky 75-63 this past Saturday night to claim the title.
The three-day tournament featured Beulah, Underwood, Max, Center-Stanton, Mandaree, Washburn, Garrison and Turtle Lake-Mercer-McClusky.
The Miners found themselves down 11-7 after one quarter of play, but rebounded to outscore the Trojans 68-52 in the final three frames.
Casey Dupong led the Miners, scoring 24. Adam Peltier led TL-M-M with 20.
In the third place game, Washburn outlasted Max 76-65. Jeff Rasmussen was on fire, scorching the twine for 41 points to pace the Cardinals.
Center-Stanton took the Garrison Troopers by 11, 66-55 in the consolation championship game, while Mandaree took care of business against Underwood, 58-51, in the seventh place game.
 


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