Apollo Defeats Fergus Falls and Advances
Todd Simpson | Mar 5, 2019 AT 9:31 pm
(KNSI) - The St. Cloud Apollo Eagles defeated the Fergus Falls Otters 58-54 on Friday Night.
The win will send Apollo to Moorhead on Saturday to play the number 1 seeded Bemidji.
Apollo kept a big lead in the first half, leading by as much as 9 points.
Some frustration from Apollo's Deng Diew caused a technical foul, and the Otters were able to put themselves to within 4 before halftime.
In the second half, the Otters overtook Apollo early, and lead changed several times.
At the end of regulation, some clutch free throws helped Fergus Falls tie it up, to send the game into overtime.
In overtime, Apollo dominated and were able to hold on to the ball and the lead.
The Eagles won with a score of 58-54.
Apollo's Michael Gravelle was selected as the All Star Trophy and Awards player of the game with 21 points.