Braham Falls To Plainview-Elgin-Millville 84-67 (Audio Replay)
Tonight the Braham Bombers’ quest for another State Championship came to an end when Plainview-Elgin-Millville defeated the Bombers 84-67 in the semi-finals of the Class AA State Basketball Tournament. Braham will play again on Saturday though. They will play in the third place game at noon against Perham.
The Plainview-Elgin-Millville Bulldogs are now 26-6 this season. They are currently on a twelve game winning streak. In the Bulldogs first State Tournament game they knocked out the number two ranked team in class 2A St. Peter 69-65. Tonight’s game was a rematch of the third place game in the 2009-2010 State Tournament, where the Bulldogs defeated Braham 83-51.
The 30-2 Braham Bombers are ranked number one in class 2A. This is only their second loss of the season, snapping a winning streak of 30 straight wins. They punched their ticket to the State Tournament with section wins over Rush City, Moose Lake/Willow River, Virginia, and Esko. In their first game of the State Tournament they defeated St. Croix Lutheran 81-78. The Bombers will now take on Perham at noon on Saturday for third place in the tourney.
You can listen to Friday’s game between the Bulldogs and the Bombers right here. Just a reminder the Perham/Braham game will be on 100.9FM, WCMP, and also streaming live on our website at noon on Saturday.