Mayer Lutheran's Kobey Woolhouse drove past Mahnomen/Waubun's Dion Bower in the first half of the Class 1A quarterfinal game Thursday at Williams Arena. Photo: ELIZABETH FLORES • firstname.lastname@example.org
Guard Kobey Woolhouse scored eight of Mayer Lutheran’s first 10 points in the first half as they raced out to a 14-0 lead against Mahnomen-Waubun.
From there, the Crusaders turned the Class 1A quarterfinal game into a blowout, defeating the Thunderbirds 71-40 in the first quarterfinal game Thursday at Williams Arena.
“I’ve been super excited this whole week,” said Woolhouse, who finished with 16 points in the game. “When I got on the floor, I wanted to take advantage of the opportunity my teammates gave me.”
Class 1A tournament top seed Mayer Lutheran defeated Mahnomen-Waubun 71-40 in the first quarterfinal game Thursday at Williams Arena.
Guard Kobey Woolhouse scored eight of the Crusaders’ first 10 points in the first half as they raced out to a 14-0 lead. Woolhouse finished with 16 points.
Mayer Lutheran (28-3), led by first-year coach Patrick Buchanan, built a 39-18 lead over Mahnomen-Waubun (18-12) at halftime.
Mahnomen-Waubun entered the tournament after its first season as a co-op. The Thunderbirds’ Treston Spalla led his team with 12 points.
Check back later for more on the game.