HLWW wins big, WM falls at buzzer in Double OT 01 Mar 14

The Howard Lake Waverly Winsted Lakers will face the Breck Mustangs in the Sub Section 5AA Championship Game Tuesday after both teams survived Semi Finals games on Saturday.  

The Lakers blew out Brooklyn Center 82-63 to win their 11th straight game.  The Lakers had 4 players in double figures, led by Austin Smith’s 27 points.  Tyler Sale had 13 for the Lakers, while Garrett Zander and Alex Smith had 11.  HLWW out shot the Centaurs from the free throw line hitting 28 from the charity stripe compared to only 13 for BC.  

The Breck Mustangs flipped the script on Watertown Mayer with a 73-72 Double OT win.  The Royals had won the earlier matchup in the regular season on a last second buzzer beater.  This time Breck got the win off of a tip in from Sophomore Center Miles Olowu to advance to the Sub Section Finals.  Each team had a chance to win the game…Breck at the end of regulation, and WM at the end of the first OT.  Will Culliton led the Mustangs with 32 points, while Ryne Alger had 18 points for the Royals.