Grinnell Hands Oskaloosa Early Season Loss

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Grinnell Tigers came to town and handed the Oskaloosa Indians boys basketball team an early-season loss.

The Indians never could break away from the Tigers, and the game was kept close, with the Indians holding a slim margin at halftime.

Oskaloosa outscored the Grinnell 19-14 in the first quarter, with Grinnell responding to outscore Oskaloosa in the second quarter 16-12, making a halftime score of 31-30 in favor of the Indians.

In the third quarter, the Tigers added 5 more points than the Indians and were leading by 4 heading into the fourth quarter of play.

Oskaloosa outscored Grinnell 8-4 in the final quarter of regulation, and the game was headed to overtime.

During overtime, the Tigers outscored the Indians 6-2 to topple the top-ranked Indians 56-52.

Noah Van Veldhuizen and Xavier Foster each had 17 points on the night for the Indians. Foster pulled down 13 rebounds, blocked 3 shots and had an assist. He also fouled out with over 5 minutes remaining in regulation.

Van Veldhuizen had 5 rebounds, 1 assist, and 1 steal.

Iszac Schultz had 9 points with 6 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals, and 5 fouls.

Colton Butler added 4 points and pulled down 6 rebounds, 2 assists, and 3 steals.

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