“MS Boys Varsity Basketball upset in semi’s by the Linfield Lions, 45-38″

Posted in: Sports News- Mar 07, 2012 Comments Off

The Santa Rosa Rangers started slowly in the Semi-Finals of the league playoffs Tuesday night, but came on strong in the later part of the first half closing the deficit to 21-17. The Rangers fought hard and lead the Lions statistically in the rebound department 25-23 against a much bigger Linfield team.  Leading the way was Dominic Morace who hustled his way to 16 points and 9 rebounds. Teddy Badillo pulled down 7 rebounds and Jordan Zinter had 5 rebounds and led the team with 3 steals.  Nano Dodson had 7 points and shared the point guard position with Jake Hieber who also helped run the Ranger offense. Tim Pacheco had the Rangers only 3 point basket of the ball game and added a steal in a solid defensive effort. The Rangers entered the playoffs as the second seeded team and fought hard tonight but came up short in a close game 45-38.  This year’s team ended the season with a very respectable record of 9-2 and also had a key victory over the Linfeld Lions during regular season play, a feat never before accomplished by the Rangers.  Every member of the MS Varsity Blue team played a vital roll in the team’s overall success this year.  The Rangers have a lot to be proud of!

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