Packers defeat the Century Panthers

11 Feb

The Packers started fast and finished strong to sweep Century this season, winning 65-58.  Austin forced the home team into several turnovers to start the game and moved out for a 10-2 lead and led 31-22 at the half.  However, a slow start to the second half allowed Century to pull ahead by 4 points but the Packers went on a 10-0 run and eventually finished the game on a 25-17 run to win the game. The Packers were led in scoring by Gach Gach with 20 points and Levi Vierkandt with 13.

Austin will play at home on Thursday, Feb. 12 at 7:30 pm.  The game had previously been scheduled for Friday, but was moved to Thursday night.  Austin will take on Mankato East.  East just beat Red Wing for the second time this season and are 15-8 on the season.  Come out and cheer on the Pack, Thursday night!

Austin scoring: Gach Gach, 20; Levi Vierkandt, 13; Tate Hebrink, 9; Nik Gasner, 7; Zach Coffey, 7; Noah Brehmer, 5; Kyle Oberboreckling, 4; free throws: 72 percent (13-for-18); 3-pointers: 36 percent (8-for-22)

Read more about the game at the Austin Daily Herald.  The Rochester Post Bulletin.


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