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Brockton Boys Post Home Victory Over Culbertson, 68-58

Brockton Boys Post Home Victory Over Culbertson, 68-58 Brockton Boys Post Home Victory Over Culbertson, 68-58


The Brockton Warriors broke away in the fourth quarter to beat Culbertson, 68-58, during boys’ basketball play in Brockton on Thursday, Jan. 4.

The Warriors held only a 42-40 advantage entering the fourth quarter, but struck for six of the first eight points of the final period on a fastbreak drive by Ronnie Black Dog and four straight points by Colter Nygard.

After Bridger Salvevold pulled the Cowboys to 4844, the Warriors ran off eight straight points on four points by Quincy Belgarde, a three-pointer by Jarid Fast Horse and a free throw by Josh Firemoon.

Culbertson attempted to fight back as Donte Eagleboy scored on a drive, Micah Eagleboy put in a basket inside and Salvevold made a layup for a 62-50 game with 3:03 left. Drives by D. Eagleboy and Salvevold cut the gap to 10 points heading into the final two minutes of play.

Three points by D. Eagleboy got the Cowboys as close as 64-57, but Brockton responded with an inside shot by Belgrade and a free throw by Fast Horse to earn a 67-57 advantage with only 34 seconds remaining. Fast Horse led the Warriors with 24 points. Also reaching double figures were Belgarde with 10 and Kameron Rattling Thunder with 10.

Others scoring for Brockton were Black Dog with nine, Josh Firemoon with eight, Nygard with six and Quannah First That Walks with three.

Salvevold finished with 23 points to lead the Cowboys. Nyreece Halvorson and D. Eagle Boy added nine points each. Also scoring were Bergum with seven, Gavin Deen with six and M. Eagle Boy with four.

Culbertson held an 8-7 lead at the end of the first quarter and a 19-17 half-time advantage.

The Warriors put together an 11-2 run in the third quarter, including three three-pointers by Fast Horse, to take a 28-23 advantage.

With Brockton ahead 3126, Culbertson scored six straight points on baskets by Halvorson, Bergum and Deen. Three-pointers by Fast Horse, Black Dog and Rattling Thunder led the Warriors to a 42-40 lead at the end of the quarter.

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