The Faribault Bethlehem Academy Cardinals scored 43 points in the second half Friday night in a 72-48 win over the Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton Bulldogs.  The Cardinals had a 29-26 halftime lead.  Ball movement appeared to be the key.  Bethlehem Academy finished the game with 18 assists while the Bulldogs had 8.

Senior Damon Trump led all scorers with 20 points, adding 8 assists and 7 rebounds.  Classmate Jack Clark added 15 points, 3 assists, 3 rebounds.  Freshman Brady Strodtman provided some spark for the second consecutive night finishing with 14 points on 4 of 7 shooting.  The Cardinals were 7 of 14 from three point range, but struggled at the free throw line going 5 for 11.

J-W-P was 4 of 6 from the charity stripe, 6 of 15 from beyond the arc and shot 52 percent from the game.  However they had 24 fewer shots and 10 less field goals than Bethlehem Academy.  According to Cardinals statistics the Bulldogs had 29 rebounds and they had 27.

The win evened Bethlehem Academy's record (5-5) .  Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton is 2-7 and has lost six straight.  The Bulldogs are at Madelia Monday.  The Cardinals go to New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva.

Other boys basketball scores Friday:

  • Winona 70  Faribault 44
  • Red Wing 74  Kasson-Mantorville 42
  • Glencoe-Silver Lake 71  LeSueur-Henderson 60
  • Farmington 58  Rosemount 54
  • Shakopee 88  Burnsville 67
  • Lakeville North 75  Eagan 48
  • Breck 63  Rochester Lourdes 60
  • Randolph 76  Houston 53
  • Waterville-Elysian-Morristown 95  Kenyon-Wanamingo 44
  • Hayfield 66  Triton 43
  • Lanesboro 78  Glenville-Emmons 42
  • Spring Grove 65  Lyle/Austin Pacelli 40
  • Blooming Prairie 71  Chatfield 66
  • Rushford-Peterson 61  Wabasha-Kellogg 38
  • Stewartville 76  LaCrescent 57
  • Cannon Falls 77  Leroy-Ostrander 54
  • Mabel-Canton 46  Schaeffer Academy 42
  • Lake City 73  Lewiston-Altura 50
  • Plainview-Elgin-Millville 63  Byron 56
  • Kingsland 73  Grand Meadow 55
  • Prior Lake 76  Lakeville South 60
Bethlehem Academy Van Orsow Auditorium photo by Gordy Kosfeld