Tricounty News

State-ranked Jaguars defeat Cubs (basketball)

The Kimball Cubs hosted the #2 state-ranked Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Jaguars last Thursday night, Feb. 14. Kimball jumped out to an early 7-2 lead. The Jaguars answered with a 22-4 run of their own.  B-B-E  went  into the half leading by a 36-19 score.

In the second half the Jaguars increased their lead at one point to 32 points. The Cubs cut into the lead, but could not get close enough to challenge B-B-E in the end. Kimball fell by a score of 75-49. Jarred Merchant led the Cubs in scoring with 19 points. Austin Roerick hauled in five rebounds. Cameron Hunt led the team with four assists. The Cub’s record now stands at 10-10 on the season and 4-6 in conference play.


Sophomore Joey VonWahlde works the ball to the inside. Staff photo by Marguerite Laabs.