Armstrong Boys Basketball Wins Home Opener
The Armstrong boys basketball team broke open a close game late in the first half on the way to a 99-73 win over Blaine in the Falcons’ home opener.
After Blaine led early, Armstrong came on strong in the final portion of the first half, building a 47-30 halftime lead.
They put 52 more points on the board in the second half to fall just short of the century mark.
Owen Skram led a balanced Armstrong attack with 26 points, followed by Leroy Barnes (22), Desmond Ware (18) and Seth Newbern (16).
Zack Schusted had 18, Ethan Pettis 17, Alvin Payne 15, and Jordan Lyon 14 for Blaine.
Armstrong improved to 3-0 with the win.
They face Cretin-Derham Hall as part of the Breakdown Sports event called The Big Stage Saturday at Osseo High School.