Viking boys basketball team hands Oelwein a 74-47 loss

Posted: Wed, Dec 18, 2019 9:01 AM

The Decorah Viking boys basketball team improved to 2-2 overall and 1-1 in the NEIC with a 74-47 victory in Oelwein on Tuesday night.

The Vikings got off to a strong start and led 17-5 at the end of the first quarter.  That lead increased to 36-18 at halftime and 56-32 at the end of the third quarter.

Matthew Franzen led the Vikings with 20 points, with Charlie Robinson adding 12 points and Logan Halverson adding 10.  Seven other Vikings also scored.

Decorah will host New Hampton Friday night in an important early season game for the Vikings.