The Adel-DeSoto-Minburn Tigers boys basketball team traveled to Atlantic to play the Harlan Cyclones in the semifinal district game. The Tigers beat the Cyclones 65-51 and will be traveling once more to Atlantic to play the Atlantic Trojans in the district finals.
The leading scorer for the Tigers against the Cyclones was Tajen Ross. Ross had 14 points alone from four field goals, one three pointer and three free throws.
The Tigers had three players tie for second leading scorer. Samuel McCartney, Cole Knoll and Koby Hardcastle each had ten points.
McCartney had three field goals, one three pointer and one free throw. Knoll's ten points were all field goals and Hardcastle had one field goal, two three pointers and two free throws.
The Cyclones' leading scorer was senior Caleb Rasmussen. He finished the game with 12 points from his one field goal, two three pointers and four free throws.
Shane Chamberlain was the second leading scorer for the Cyclones with 11 points. Chamberlain made two field goals, one three pointer and four free throws against the Tigers.
The leader in rebounds for the Tigers was Knoll. Knoll had three offensive rebounds and five defensive rebounds for a total of eight. The second leader was Payton Conrad. He ended the night with four rebounds, one that was offensive and three that were defensive.
Rasmussen led the Cyclones in rebounds. He finished with a total of seven from his one offensive and six defensive rebounds. With four rebounds was Chamberlain for the second leader. His rebounds consisted of two each of offensive and defensive.
Of the Tigers 18 assists, Conrad had six to lead the team. The second leader in assists was Knoll with four assists.
Rasmussen and Chamberlain led the Cyclones in assists as well. Rasmussen finished with seven and Chamberlain finished with three.
Conrad also led the Tigers with three of their six steals.
The Cyclones only had two steals, one from Rasmussen, one from Logan Klaassen.
McCartney led the Tigers in blocks with the only one of the night. The Cyclones did not have a single block.
The Tigers beat the Cyclones 65-51 and are now heading back to Atlantic for the Class 3A District 15 championship against the Atlantic Trojans. The game will begin at 7:00 p.m. on Feb. 23.