Big Second Half Lifts Big Lake Over Rocori

Mar 17, 2017 at 4:01 am

Big Second Half Lifts Big Lake Over Rocori Photo: Matt Demczyk (KNSI)

The Big Lake Hornets punched their ticket to the State Tournament by defeating the Rocori Spartans in the section 5AAA championship game on Thursday night on the KNSI Sports Network. 

Rocori came out strong in the first half and built a 38-27 halftime lead thanks in large part to Derek Thompson who scored 17 first half points for the Spartans. 

Big Lake started the second half on a 9-0 run. The Hornets were led by Andrew Miller who put up 24 points on the night. 

The Hornets out-scored the Spartans 40-23 in the second half and came away with a 67-61 victory. 

For their efforts, Derek Thompson and Andrew Miller were named the All-Star Trophy and Awards Players of the Game. 

Join the KNSI Network tomorrow night as we bring you live coverage of the section 6AA championship game between St. Cloud Cathedral and Melrose. Coverage begins at 7:45 with the Benusa Appliance Pre-Game Show. 

Rocori Highlights

Derek Thompson Three Pointer.mp3

Sam Olson Three Pointer.mp3

Big Lake Highlights

Nate Sandford Dunk.mp3

Zach Nagorski Three Pointer.mp3

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