I headed off to Frederic Saturday afternoon to watch the second / final game of the Regional Basketball Tournament. This time the Luck Cardinals would play the Frederic Vikings.
|I was hoping that this sunset was a good omen.|
Not red enough I guess.
|Gus, Kris & Kyle chatted up the referee before the game.|
It didn't help us though.
The fans were assembled.
Even Kris, Lora and Anders came from Alma.
Lots of other family too: Kenny Olson, Harry Skow, Heather, Jessica Mortel, Janice Olson, Lois Johansen, Ryan Johansen, Lora Johansen, Stella & Ruby Johansen, Emily Chivers, Aaron Chivers and Kris Johansen. (Sorry if I missed anyone.)
|And on the 50 yard line across the court Gus, Kyle, Alec, Carson, & Cole|
And here we go.
The Cardinals again chose to be introduced as a team and then the tip off.
|Noah got the tip.|
He usually does
|Austin worked hard all game.|
Frederic pressed alot.
|It was a fast moving game.|
|I like this shot, you can see the fans in the background.|
|Jack going for the ball|
|Jack, waiting, near the end of the game.|
|Time out, Gage is manager handing out the waters|
|Jack has a shiner from another game where he took an elbow to the head.|
Frederic 57 Luck 49
Frederic advances to Sectional Tournament
|Anders and Megan after the game, cousins in matching coats.|
I'm proud to be a Luck Cardinal fan and I know this is not how these kids wanted their season to end.
It was a close game and it could have gone either way.
Ball control was a factor and free throw shooting was off, and Frederic is a very good team with talent and depth.
So, it was bittersweet to see our kids play so well, yet lose.
Good Luck to the Vikings!