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Foul trouble sets Vikings back in first game of regionals

 

Taylor Balkom / Ketchikan Daily News

Petersburg's Colby Bell jumps for the ball during Tuesday's match up against the Mt. Edgecumbe Braves at the Region V basketball tournament in Ketchikan. The Vikings lost against the Braves 49-65 and go on to battle the Sitka Wolves today in hopes of making it to the championship round.

In their first game in the Region V Tournament in Ketchikan, the Vikings fell to the Mt. Edgecumbe Braves 49-65.

About half of the Braves points came from baskets made at the free-throw line, with Mt. Edgecumbe making 30 of 42 baskets from the line. Two Vikings players, Alan McCay and Kayin McCay, fouled out as a result.

"We just fouled too much and gave up too many lay-ups. And then we were having to work hard on our end to score," Brock said.

The boys were back on the court after two and half weeks without game play, which Head Coach Rick Brock said was one of the factors in the Vikings s...



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