Decorah boys basketball team wins a close game at Waukon

Posted: Mon, Feb 11, 2019 11:16 AM

The Decorah Viking boys basketball team registered its third NEIC victory of the season with a 70-68 win in Waukon on Tuesday night.

The game was close throughout, with the teams tied at 18-18 at the end of the first quarter.  Waukon put on a burst to lead by seven points at halftime, 42-35.  But the Vikings chipped away at the Indians' lead, coming to within three points by the end of the third quarter, 53-50.  A 20-point fourth quarter brought home the victory for the Vikings, with a final score of 70-68.

Decorah junior Logan Halverson led the Vikings, making 7 of 8 shots and adding five free throws for 19 points.  Junior Pat Bockman added 11, with six other Vikings also scoring.