Minneota’s Bishop Drietz defends against Yellow Medicine East on Friday night.

Vikings scorch nets in rout of YME

10 players score as Minneota sinks nine treys, shoots 53 percent

Minneota shot an impressive 53 percent from the field and had 10 players score as the Vikings rumbled past Yellow Medicine East 79-28 in a Camden Conference game on Friday night.

The win was the third straight for Minneota and boosted them over the .500 mark at 6-5.

Four Vikings reached double figures in scoring with AJ Josephson leading the way with 17 points and 10 rebounds fpor his first double-double of the season.

This marked the third time in the last four games that Minneota went over the 70-point mark.

Bishop Drietz snapped the cords four times from beyond the arc and finished with a season-high 16 points. Jacob Hennen finished with 15 points, including a trio of three-pointers, to go along with six rebounds and five assists. Jacob Citterman added 13 points.

AJ Myhre made all three of his shots from the field and added a free throw for seven points.

The Vikings outrebounded the Sting 35-10.

YME was led in scoring by Preston Berends with eight points and Cody Dalager with six points. YME shot 11 for 34 (32 percent) from the field.

Minneota 79, YME 28

YELLOW MEDICINE EAST (total points) - Tony Berthelson 2, Preston Berends 8, Cody Dalager 6, Caleb Jans 2, Isaac Jimenez 2, Nikson Knapper 3, Wasson 2, Silas Whitebuffalo 3. Totals 11-34 2-4 28.

MINNEOTA (FG, FT, Pts) - Jacob Citterman 6-9 2-2 13, Bishop Drietz 6-9 0-0 16, Jacob Hennen 6-11 0-1 15, AJ Josephson 8-14 1-3 17, AJ Myhre 3-3 1-2 7, Cole Myhre 0-0 0-0 0, Braeden Panka 1-1 0-0 2, Isaac Pohlen 1-2 0-0 2, Max Rost 1-2 0-0 2, Anthony Rybinski 0-4 0-0 0, Joey Rybinski 1-2 0-0 3, Cale Sorensen 1-5 0-0 2. Totals 33-62 4-8 79.

3-pointers: YME 4 (Berends 2, Knapper 1, Whitebuffalo 1). Minneota 9 (Drietz 4, Hennen 3, Citterman 1, J.Rybinski 1).

Rebounds: YME 10 (Berhelson 3). Minneota 35 (Josephson 10, Hennen 6, Drietz 4, Rost 3, A.Rybinski 3, J.Rybinski 2, Citterman 2, Pohlen 2, A.Myhre 1, C.Myhre 1, Panka 1).

Assists: YME not available. Minneota 17 (Hennen 5, Rost 3, Drietz 2, A.Myhre 2, J.Rybinski 2, Josephson 1, Panka 1, Pohlem 1).

Steals: YME not available. Minneota 10 (Drietz 3, Rost 2, J.Rybinski 2, Citterman 1, Josephson 1, A.Myhre 1).

Turnovers: YME 8, Minneota 9.

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