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Boys Basketball | Mayo 70, Albert Lea 41

Post-Bulletin staff

This was one the Rochester Mayo boys basketball team knew it should win, matched up against struggling Albert Lea on Tuesday at McNish Gymnasium.

The Spartans won, all right, pounding the Tigers 70-41 behind a monster game from guard Andrew Matsumoto.

The senior, who is generally a light scorer, was anything but against Albert Lea as he poured in 22 points. And that wasn’t all. He also grabbed 11 rebounds and handed out two assists.

The win upped Mayo’s record to 5-4 in the Big Nine and 7-9 overall. Albert Lea is 0-9, 1-15.

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"We got off to a quick start and played well as a team by moving the ball around on the offensive end," Mayo coach Shaun Lang said.

Mayo also got 13 points from Dan Allman and 12 from Sam Calcagno.

ALBERT LEA (41)

Brandon Antl 0, Aaron Klatt 2, Alik Smed 4, Sean Templeman 10, Josh Eisenbraun 4, Cameron Solie 0, Woody Dahl 2, Colby Strilaeff 9, Silas Randall 2, Cody Hoenisch 0.

MAYO (70)

Sam Calcagno 12, Garrett Benson 1, Ty Quint 0, Steve Miller 4, Keaton Wendroth 4, Nick Bhaskaran 0, Andrew Matsumoto 22, Michael Franzone 6, Marcus Franzone 0, Evan Morris 4, Christian Johnson 0, Aaron Rickard 0, Ian Hathaway 2, Dan Allman 13, Cody Gallaher 2.

Other stats: Matsumoto 11rebounds, 2 assists.

Halftime: MAYO 38, AL 17.

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Free throws: AL 9-10, MAYO 21-28.

Three-point goals: AL 2, MAYO 3.

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