Packers Win Home Opener

13 Dec

A strong finish by the Packers sealed the victory for their first home game of the year. The stands were full of Packer fans wanting to see their home town team win and they were not disappointed.  We are still working out the video highlight features, but see the  Austin Daily Herald for the recap of the game.  In case you missed it, here is another great story  from the Herald on the magical ride the basketball team has been on.

West 27 25 — 53

Austin 32 36 — 68

Austin scoring: Zach Wessels, 20; Ajuda Nywesh, 18; Bret Lukes, 11; Gach Gach, 7; Jacob Kempen, 6; Nik Gasner, 3; Noah Brehmer, 3; field goals: 41 percent (21-for-51); three-pointers: 29 percent (8-for-28); free throws: 60 percent (18-for-30); rebounds: 24 (Wessels, 6); turnovers: 6

Next game is on Saturday, Dec. 14 at 11 am at Minnetonka HS.  The boys will play Bloomington Kennedy in the Breakdown Classic.

Next week the boys have 3 home games, Tuesday vs Rochester Century, Wednesday vs Mankato East and Friday against another ranked opponent, Red Wing.  All game times are at 7:30 pm


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