Falcons out of sync in loss to A-A

The O-A/BC-IG boys’ basketball team closed out the regular season Feb. 5 with a 71-49 loss to Alta-Aurelia in Ida Grove.

The Falcons entered district tournament play Monday, Feb. 12, against Missouri Valley with a 13-8 record (see next week’s Courier for results). The winner of the O-A/BC-IG versus Missouri Valley game will play Logan-Magnolia this Thursday, Feb. 15, at 6:30 p.m. at Carroll Kuemper High School in Carroll. The winner of Thursday’s contest will advance to the district final in Denison Tuesday, Feb. 20, at 7 p.m.

Falcon Coach Steve Brown noted his club made a lot of progress from last season to this year. The varsity record last season was 5-16 and 2-7 in the conference. The team finished second in the conference race this season with a 7-2 mark. Brown added this year’s freshmen team has just one loss, and the junior varsity team has two setbacks.

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