Decorah can't make up deficit in loss to Indians
Thursday, January 24, 2013 2:04 AM
After falling behind early, the Decorah boys basketball team (8-5, 4-4 NEIC) made a spirited comeback Tuesday night that came up short as Waukon (6-7, 2-6 NEIC) got the win 53-47.
Senior Lee Rollins makes the dish in a recent game. The Vikes take the show on the road this weekend, going to Oelwein Friday and South Winn Saturday. (Photo by Jennifer Bissell)
"We didn't deserve to win as Waukon outplayed us for three quarters. Anytime you don't play for a full 32 minutes and are not fully engaged mentally, you run the risk of getting beat, which occurred," said Coach Jonathan Carlson.
The Indians challenged the Vikes from the beginning as Decorah managed just nine points in the first eight minutes of play. After one quarter the Vikes trailed by 10. In the second, the Indians continued to baffle the Viking offense. At the half it was 34-21.
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