Boys basketball team beats Charles City at home Friday night

Posted: Sun, Jan 10, 2021 5:26 PM

Home court was an advantage for the Decorah Viking boys basketball squad on Friday night as the Vikes took care of Charles City, 65-38.

The two sides were relatively close in the first half, with Decorah holding a 34-27 lead into the break.  But the Vikings turned up the defense in the second half, allowing only 11 points to the Comets, while putting in 31 points.  Decorah led 47-37 at the end of the third quarter, but outscored the Comets 18-1 in the final quarter.

Five Decorah players scored in double digits--Jacob Pipho, Charlie Robinson, Joe Bockman, Mason O'Hara and Addae Whitsitt.  Bockman was the highest scorer with 16 points.

Decorah is now 5-3 overall and 4-1 in the Northeast Iowa Conference.