Algoma Holds On For Second Straight Win

The Algoma boys basketball team held off a second half rally by Sturgeon Bay, for a 46-40 Packerland Conference win Tuesday night. The Wolves (2-0 / 2-1) outscored the Clippers (0-1 / 0-2) 16-5 in the second quarter to open up a 27-16 halftime lead.  However, Sturgeon Bay rallied in the second half and cut the deficit to five after three quarters and down to three in the fourth.  The Wolves hit three free throws in the final eleven seconds to lock up the victory.  Hunter Prokash scored a game-high 14 points for Algoma, while Sam Koss added 12 points and Devin Kostichka chipped in 10.  Trey Bumgardner scored 11 points to lead Sturgeon Bay.

Algoma head coach Bob Graf on his team’s win:
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Sturgeon Bay head coach Jim Benesh on the second quarter:
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Tuesday night in boys Packerland Conference basketball:
Southern Door beat Kewaunee, 46-43
N-E-W Lutheran beat Gibraltar, 64-34
Oconto beat Sevastopol, 77-20

Tuesday night in girls non-conference basketball:
Sturgeon Bay beat Green Bay West, 59-27
Denmark beat Southern Door, 41-24
Oneida Nation beat Sevastopol, 58-24
Oconto beat Coleman,  47-26

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