Grovers vs. Squirrels

Posted On: 01/5/21 11:20 PM

Coming into tonight’s game Oak grove was 2-2 and Central Cass was undefeated with a 5-0 record. We had a good one in Casselton tonight. This was the most intense, competitive, and aggressive game that I have been to this season. Oak Grove drew blood first going up early by a couple of buckets. Casselton got its scoring started by freshman Cole Holzer who hit two 3-pointers to make the score 8-6 with Oak Grove in the lead. The Grovers would score the next two baskets and finish the first quarter up 12-8. From there both teams traded baskets for a few possessions. With 5:30 left in the half Central Cass tied the score 16-16. After the tie, the Squirrels would take a brief lead, but the Grovers snatched it back quickly and went into halftime with a 24-23 lead.

The second half was tightly contested much like the first. Casselton switched up their defense with some half-court odd-front zone and a full-court zone press. This change of pace seemed to tip the Grovers off-kilter a bit and allow the Squirrels to make a bit of a run. Casselton had a big boost from freshman Carter Vrchota in

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