Basketball loses OT thriller to Westview, knocked out of playoffs

By Chase Bayless ’15

After the game couldn’t be settled in four quarters, the Broncos came up short in overtime losing to Westview 65-60 Feb. 19, in the first round of the playoffs.

Bo Brunkhorst ’16 led the team in scoring with 27 points, including six three-pointers.

Leading rebounders Freddie Erlandson ’15 and Michael Kempton ’15 both produced many second chances on offensive rebounds.

The Broncos were trailing for most of the first half and went into halftime down four points, but were able to come back in the second half.

Near the end of the fourth quarter both squads traded shots while neither could pull away.

At the end of regulation the score was tied. In overtime Westview immediately went on a 6-0 run didn’t look back ending the Broncos’ 2014-2015 season.