The Alcester-Hudson Cubs held off the Andes Central/Dakota Christian Thunder at the Irene-Wakonda Classic on Saturday, January 27th. The Cubs earned a 37-31 victory.
The Thunder started the game on a 6-0 run. Alcester-Hudson finished the quarter on a 9-0 run for a 9-6 first quarter lead. The run continued into the second quarter and ended with the Cubs ahead 12-6 with 6:15 to play in the half. Alcester-Hudson would extend the lead to 20-10 at halftime. The Thunder cut the lead down by two points in the third quarter and trailed 25-17 going into the fourth quarter. The Cubs were able to build a double-digit lead late in the fourth quarter before the Thunder scored the final five points of the game.
Dominic Van Egdom finished with 12 points, nine rebounds, four steals, and three assists. Ethan Bovill added six points and two assists. Jose Topete-Lopez had five points and six rebounds. Mateo Kleinhans had four points, four rebounds, and two steals.