Posted On: 02/20/21 9:29 PM

We had a big-time Region 3 matchup in this one. Ellendale is from District 5 and Linton/HMB is from District 6. These two could potentially meet up again in a few weeks in the Region Championship game. Ellendale had a 15-2 record before this game and is ranked #5 in our Power Rankings. Linton/HMB had a record of 15-3 coming into the game.

Halftime Score – Ellendale 26 Linton/HMB 35

Final Score – Ellendale 56 Linton/HMB 61

Three-pointers made - Ellendale = 2 Linton/HMB = 10

Free-throws – Ellendale = 14/24 Linton/HMB = 7/12

The Lion’s pressure, full-court press, and 3-point shooting were the difference in this game. Wagner was still phenomenal for the Cardinals inside the paint. He owned the boards on both ends. It would be fun to see these squads play again in the Region Championship. If you plan on watching the Region 3 Tournament you are in for a treat.

Here are the best players from tonight’s game:

Lucas SchumacherLucasSchumacher6'2" | SGLinton | 2021StateND (2021) |6-3 G| Linton/HMB – 21 points, 4-4 on FT’s, and 3 triples. He proved today why he should be in the talks for Mr. Basketball. Early on Lucas showed a great hesitation move

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