Boys basketball: Brandon-Evansville hosts "Hoops for Hope" night in Monday game against B-B-E
Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa and Brandon-Evansville raised over $500 on "Hopes for Hope" night in a game in Evansville on Monday.
The Brandon-Evansville boys basketball team hosted Belgrade-Brooten-Elorsa (20-4, 2-1 Section 6A), on "Hoops for Hope" night in Evansville. This is the first time B-E has hosted this event, and it was a success.
“We hosted our first Hoops For Hope night, where the money raised goes to the Jimmy V Foundation,” B-E head coach Trent Hintermeister said. “Thanks to the generosity of fans from both communities, we were able to raise over $500.”
We played a talented @bbeboysbball team tonight and lost 82-60. I’m proud of how we played. More importantly, we were able to raise over $500 for @HoopsforHope1 and @TheVFoundation through the generous donations from both communities! @Sam_StuveAEP @CraigOsports @MNScoreFeed— B-E Basketball (@BE_BoysBball) February 28, 2023
As for the game itself, B-E played with good energy in an 82-60 loss, against one of the top Class A teams in the state. B-B-E is ranked No. 11 in Class A (Minnesota Basketball News poll).
“We played with great energy and played with heart throughout the game,” Hintermeister said. “We played a very good basketball team as tough as we could. I'm happy with our guy's effort and physicality.”
Dezmond White had a team-high 27 points in the game for B-E, while Tanner Riedel had 12, Lucas Fuller had three, and Brady Perleberg and Dustin Gillespie had two.
B-E (6-18, 4-14 Section 6A) hosts its final home game of the regular season on Tuesday against Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg (19-5, 4-1 Section 6A) at 7:15 p.m.
Other area basketball scores from Monday, Feb. 27, 2023 -
BOYS BASKETBALL -
Melrose (14-9) 69, Minnewaska (1-23) 51
GIRLS BASKETBALL -
Osakis (12-13) 54, Pillager (12-14) 31
Ashby (2-21) 56, Benson (3-11) 38 - Section 6A pigtail