Packers Survive in 2OT at Albert Lea

11 Dec

The Packers traveled to Albert Lea Tuesday night to open Big Nine play against the Tigers. Full highlights of the double overtime win will be coming tomorrow, but for now here’s the big finish.

After a late three by Albert Lea gave the Tigers a 71-70 lead with 10.5 seconds in the second overtime, Packers coach Kris Fadness called timeout to set up a final play. Here’s the result:

Zach Wessels, who hit the game-winner, led the Packers with 27 points, while Joe Aase added 21, Ajuda Nywesh 9, Bret Lukes 6, Tom Aase 5, Tommy Olmsted 5 and Collin Weisert 1.

The Packers, now 3-0 on the season, open their home season Friday night hosting Rochester Mayo.

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