Blaine’s boys’ basketball team fell short in its 62-61 defeat to Lord Tweedsmuir in a game that went down to the buzzer Monday, Dec. 29, in the Blaine Holiday Classic at Blaine High School.
The Borderites’ Kier Munzanreder finished the game with 16 points and Anthony Ball added 15.
“(Tweedsmuir) came out in the third quarter, hit shots and did a good job of breaking us down on the dribble,” Blaine coach Shaune Pile said in a phone interview.
Blaine called a timeout with 16 seconds to go and were able to get the last shot off, but were unable to get it to go.
Marcus Potts and Anthony Ball were two players Pile said gave a good effort in the game and worked hard.
The Borderites will play Granite Falls next at 5:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 30, in Blaine Holiday Classic matchup at Blaine.
Lord Tweedsmuir 62, Blaine 61
Lord Tweedsmuir: Gill 16, Johnson 5, Rudio 13, Mason 14, Sihota 10, Wu 2, Chatrath 2, Preston 0, Nijjar 0. Totals: n/a 6-9 62.
Blaine: Sean Herrig 4, Anthony Ball 15, Jalen Kortlever 6, Ben Hodgin 5, Aaron Shaw 0, Carson Knutzen 5, Marcus Potts 2, Shaq Woods 6, Jon Fakkema 0, Kier Munzanreder 16. Totals: n/a 14-22 61.
3-point field goals — Lord Tweedsmuir: 6 (Gill, Sihota 2); Blaine: 3 (Munzanreder 2). Rebounds — no information provided. Assists — no information provided. Fouls — Lord Tweedsmuir: 19; Blaine: 15. Turnovers — no information provided.