The Bethlehem Academy Cardinals boys nearly doubled the Waterville-Elysian-Morristown Buccaneers on the glass tonight in a 64-57 Gopher Conference win.

The rebound totals were 29 to 15 in favor of the Cardinals.  The Buccaneers shot 54% from the field including 9 of 19 from three point range.

BA hit 50% of their shots and were 3 of 16 (18%) from long range.  The Cardinals scored one more point from the free throw line 11-10.

Cardinals Head Coach Ed Friesen was happy with the defensive effort in the second half after trailing 35-33 at the half.

Bethlehem Academy senior Hudson Dillon had an outstanding night with 18 points on 7 of 10 shooting from the field.  He also amassed 5 rebounds, 2 assists while playing every second of the game.

Senior Bradlee Sartor added 13 points and senior Justin Simones tallied 10 points and 8 rebounds while playing half the game with foul trouble.

Sophmore Aaron Huerta was 4 of 7 from the field off the bench for 8 points and added 7 rebounds.

The Buccaneers were led by Michael Taylor with 25 points, 6 assists while playing every millisecond of the game.   Johnathan Remme accumulated 15 points in 18 minutes.

Bryce Hermel played every second while scoring 11 points for WEM.

The Cardinals committed only 7 turnovers in the game while the Buccaneers finished with 14 lost possessions.  Points off turnovers favored BA 11 to 2.

Bethlehem Academy moves to 5-13 overall, 3-10 in the Gopher Conference while Waterville-Elysian-Morristown is 7-13, 4-10 in league play.

The Cardinals will play United Christian Academy Saturday in Van Orsow Auditorium at 2:30 p.m.

The game is scheduled to be taped for broadcast on FCTV.

Other boys high school basketball scores reported Friday night:

  • Rochester Century 64  Faribault 52
  • Austin 84  Albert Lea 61
  • Apple Valley 39  Eagan 36
  • Lakeville North 98  Burnsville 38
  • Farmington 87  Prior Lake 54
  • Eastview 58  Rosemount 54
  • Waconia 42  New Prague 38
  • Rochester Mayo 62  Red Wing 55
  • Jackson County Central 64  Tri-City United 55
  • Owatonna 83  Winona 54
  • Mayer Lutheran 75  Lester Prairie 56
  • Belle Plaine 78  Norwood Young America 64
  • Sibley East 58  LeSueur-Henderson 57
  • Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial 90 Nicollet 47
  • Martin County West 59 Alden-Conger 40
  • St. Clair 49  Mankato Loyola 38
  • Goodhue 58 Byron 47
  • Rochester Lourdes 59  Cannon Falls 43
  • St. Peter 75 Fairmont 50
  • Lyle-Pacelli 64  Houston 24
  • Randolph 71  Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton 43
  • Lanesboro 52 Grand Meadow 44
  • Kingsland 52  Mabel-Canton 20
  • Kenyon-Wanamingo 87  Medford 44
  • NR-H-E-G 66  Blooming Prairie 40
  • Lake City 77  Pine Island 46
  • Spring Grove 82  Leroy-Ostrander 49
  • Stewartville 68  Zumbrota-Mazeppa 29
  • Schaeffer 72  Glenville-Emmons 37
  • Hayfield 81  United South Central 50
  • Waseca 57  Blue Earth Area 51
  • Mankato West 68 Rochester John Marshall 41
  • LaCrescent 75 Wabasha-Kellogg 51

Minnesota high school girls basketball scores reported Friday:

  • Mankato East 74  Faribault 29
  • Eagan 64  Apple Valley 12
  • Lakeville North 59  Burnsville 41
  • Prior Lake 68  Farmington 60
  • Rosemount 50  Eastview 30
  • Shakopee 59  Lakeville South 50
  • Jackson County Central 73  Tri-City United 35
  • Hayfield 72  United South Central 20
  • Rochester Century 65  Northfield 39
  • Rochester John Marshall 54  Mankato West 41
  • Waseca 53  Blue  Earth Area 19
  • Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial 51  Martin County West 26
  • Goodhue 49  Byron 45
  • Rochester Lourdes 61  Cannon Falls 38
  • Houston 55 Lyle-Pacelli 38
  • Randolph 51  J-W-P 39
  • Grand Meadow 56  Lanesboro 44
  • Kingsland 52  Mabel-Canton 20
  • Maple River 57  Triton 48
  • Medford 51  Kenyon-Wanamingo 26
  • NRHEG 65  Blooming Prairie 31
  • Pine Island 80 St. Charles 43
  • Spring Grove 60 Leroy-Ostrander 42
  • WEM 64  Bethlehem Academy 50
  • Hayfield 72 United South Central 20
  • Owatonna 51  Winona 40
  • Dover-Eyota 77  Southland 34

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