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Boys’ basketball beats Fort Dodge in substate semifinal 61-48

Boston Grimes '18 goes up for a layup in a game against Ford Dodge Feb. 23. Grimes shot 8-11 from the field in the 61-48 win.

Evan Newcomb, Staff Writer

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The boys’ basketball team extended their win streak to nine games and improving their record to 19-3 with a win Feb. 23 in the substate semifinal against the Fort Dodge Dodgers by the score of 61-48 advancing to the substate final to play fourth-ranked Des Moines North. Johnston started dominating from the start taking a commanding seven-point lead by the end of the first quarter. They added to their lead even more in the second quarter by playing solid defense giving them a 25-15 lead going into halftime. They closed the game out with quick-fire offense scoring 36 second-half points with Boston Grimes ’18 leading the team in scoring with 20 points on 8-11 shooting. Late in the fourth quarter lesser used player Jacob Skidmore ’18 came in to play his last home game in a Johnston jersey he didn’t make his one shot attempt but it was a big moment for Skidmore.

Grimes also added six rebounds, five assists and two steals to his 20 points. Camden Vander Zwaag ’18 also had a big game scoring 17 points on five of nine shooting with six rebounds, three assists, and four steals. Peyton Williams ’19 added 10 points and seven rebounds. Nathan Newcomb ’19 had six points and two blocks while Bo Sandquist ’18 scored eight points.

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