Armstrong Boys Basketball Rallies Past Champlin Park
The Armstrong boys basketball team closed strong to rally past Champlin Park for a 75-68 win Tuesday.
Armstrong had the lead for part of the first half until Champlin Park surged into a 39-32 lead at halftime.
The Rebels’ lead grew to double figures early in the second half, and they were in front for much of the second half.
Armstrong stepped up the defensive pressure though and took the lead for good with about four minutes left in the game.
Peyton Newbern had 25 points and 8 steals to lead Armstrong. His brother Seth Newbern had 19 points and played great defense.
Ayo Taki scored 24 to lead Champlin Park.
It was the season opener for the Rebels, while Armstrong improved to 2-1.
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