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Crimson Boys Fall to No. 2 Apple Valley in OT

Dec 29, 2015 10:54PM ● By Doug Erlien
The third ranked Maple Grove Senior High School boys basketball team entered their game against number two Apple Valley undefeated at 6-0. The Crimson and Eagles put on a show in the main event of the first day of the Granite City Classic with Apple Valley coming out with an 86-81 win in overtime.

Tywhon Pickford led the way for the Crimson with 31 points while Brad Davison finished with 28 in the loss. Gary Trent Jr. led the way for Apple Valley with 26 while Tre Jones added 23 and Cameron Kirksey scored 20.

Davison entered the game with 976 points and scored his 1,000th career point on a drive to the basket where he finished and was fouled to make it a three-point game late in the second half.

The Crimson (6-1) will face St. Cloud Tech Wednesday afternoon in the final day of the Granite City Classic.

Box Score:
Maple Grove:
Taron Pickford 2; Tywhon Pickford 31; Jared Martinson 4; Jack Hutchinson 9; Brad Davison 28; Reed Nikko 7

Apple Valley:
Gary Trent Jr. 26; Tre Jones 23; Jordan Bolton 5; Cameron Kirksey 20; Brock Bertram 12

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