Spartan Men's Basketball Split to open the New Year

Spartan Men's Basketball Split to open the New Year

The men’s basketball team split their games in Grand Rapids, MN to start off the New Year. The Spartans beat Itasca Friday night 84-70 and lost on Saturday to Mesabi 69-88.

 

Friday’s leaders:

Jay Zimmerman – 19 points 9 rebounds

Jaleel Butler – 11 points 10 rebounds

Isaiah Lemke – 10 points 5 assists

William Heard – 11 points

Grant Yohnke – 12 points

 

Saturday’s leaders:

Chris Tungseth – 15 points 9 rebounds

Jay Zimmerman – 13 points 5 rebounds

Jared Affield – 11 points

Isaiah Lemke – 9 points 4 assists

 

“We started the weekend off well and looked good at times on Saturday. We need to click going into conference. We are in a tough conference and every team will come to play so we need to match that effort.”

 

The Spartans open conference play Wednesday night against Ridgewater at 7:45 PM.