Viking boys basketball team is on a roll

Posted: Mon, Jan 6, 2020 8:30 AM

The Decorah Viking boys basketball team turned in two strong performances over the weekend, beating Waukon Friday night, 94-59, and South Winneshiek on Saturday afternoon, 77-29.

Charlie Robinson was the leading scorer for the Vikings at Waukon on Friday night, with 21 points.  But Keaton Solberg had 18 points, Matthew Franzen scored 16 and Logan Halverson and Patrick Bockman each added 10 points.

The Vikings led 19-7 after the first quarter, 47-30 at halftime and 74-44 at the end of the third quarter before finishing with a 35-point victory.

On Saturday afternoon at home, Robinson again was the high scorer with 16 points, with Franzen adding 15 points and Halverson adding 14.  The Vikings took a 42-15 lead at halftime and never looked back.

Decorah is now 5-3 overall and 3-1 in the Northeast Iowa Conference--good for third place.  The Vikings will play two non-conference home games this week--on Tuesday night against Spring Grove and on Thursday night against MFL/Mar-Mac.