The Decorah boys basketball team traveled to Dubuque for their season opener on Monday.
The Vikings only trailed by 3 points at halftime, with a score of 30-27. The Golden Eagles came back and took the lead by 22 points during the second half. Final score was Dubuque Wahlert 69 to Decorah's 47.
Nick Bockman led the Vikings with 12 points. Jerod Redenius and Andrew Kephart each scored 8 points. Jonah Johnson scored 7 points and Austin Myli scored 4 points.
Head coach Jonathan Carlson commented, "We didn't get the final outcome we desired, but our effort and intensity were present all evening. We will use this as an opportunity to learn and grow, and will be ready for a tough battle on Friday against Waverly Shell-Rock."