Winnebago's offense too hot for Broken Bow

MaNaPe Cleveland of Winnebago rises up on a three-point shot, March 9, 2018 against Broken Bow (KHGI)

Broken Bow was unable to keep up with the high scoring of Winnebago as the Indians got the best of Bow, 69-55.

Winnebago outscored the Indians in every quarter of the game, including 22 points in the second quarter, as they took a 35-28 lead to the half.

"In my opinion, it's the best Broken Bow team we've ever had," head coach Nate Olson said.

The real difference came from three-point territory as Winnebago hit 10 times from downtown to double up Broken Bow, a 15-point swing in favor of 'Bago.

MaNaPe Cleveland was the sharp shooter for Winnebago as he hit five threes and led all scorers with 27 points. D'Von LaPointe did most of his work closer to the rim with nine field goals made. He did hit a couple triples as well to finish the day with 25 for Winnebago.

Kevin Linn was a huge producer for Broken Bow, as the senior big man scored 22 points behind a 6 of 7 effort from the free throw line and eight field goals. Padyn Borders added 13 points for Bow in his second to last game.

Broken Bow plays Lincoln Christian for a C1 third place banner, 11 a.m. at Lincoln East High School.

"We want to end this on a positive note," said Olson. "We've got another game and we're going to prepare like we are playing the early game on Saturday."

'Bago plays Wahoo in the C1 championship at 9 a.m. Saturday inside Pinnacle Bank Arena

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