Chester moves on in District 7B boys play

DELL RAPIDS – Chester Area defeated Colman-Egan 60-50 in the District 7B boys’ basketball championship game Friday night.

The Hawks led 13-11 after a quarter, but the Flyers moved ahead 28-27 at halftime and pushed the margin to 40-33 through three.

Chester’s Jesse Kreutzfeldt went 9-for-9 at the free-throw line while scoring 17 points.

Levi DeVries posted a double-double of 14 points and 15 rebounds.

Devin Eppard added 11 points and Haden Ewoldt nine.

Colman-Egan’s Kade Groos finished with 18 points.

Bodee Groos totaled 13 points and 12 rebounds.

Dalton Voelker dropped in 10 points off the bench and grabbed five boards.

Chester shot 42.9 percent (18-of-42) from the field and Colman-Egan finished at 30.4 percent.



COLMAN – The Hawks used a balanced offensive attack and stingy defense to beat Oldham -Ramona/Rutland 48-28 in a District 7B boys’ basketball semifinal Tuesday, Feb. 28.

Freshman Dalton Voelker scored a game-high 14 points and grabbed nine rebounds in 17 minutes of action off the bench. He went 6-of-6 from the field, including a 2-of-2 clip from 3-point range.

Kade Groos had 12 points, Bodee Groos seven and Keith Crittenden six. Walker Olivier, Malik Poppenga and Cole Kriech contributed three points apiece.

Bodee Groos also grabbed eight boards and Kriech chipped in with six. Poppenga came up with a trio of steals and blocked a pair of shots.

Colman-Egan shot 40.9 percent (18-of-44) from the field while limiting ORR to just 23.4 percent (11-of -47).

Jeridan Jordahl scored eight points and Jeremiah Hoekman six for the Raiders, who finished the season with a 13-8 record.

The Hawks concluded the season with a 15-7 record.

Chester Area (17-5) takes on District 8B champ Bridgewater-Emery (22-0) in the Region 4B game Tuesday, March 7 in Madison.


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