The Tigers ended last week with a tough-fought loss to Osseo-Fairchild in a 79-75 overtime thriller at the Fieldhouse last Thursday.

In the first half, the Tigers came out red hot and had an impressive defensive performance behind 15 points from Ethan Anderson and 10 points from Bryce Seiber, ending the half up 42-17.

The tides turned in the second half as Osseo-Fairchild came storming back as the Tigers landed themselves in foul trouble.

The Tigers scored 25 points in the second half versus the 50 points Osseo-Fairchild put up in the half to put the game into overtime.

In overtime, Osseo-Fairchild outscored the Tigers 12-8 to win the game 79-75.

Isaac Cowles, Brandon Nicholas and Anderson all fouled out during the game.

Cowles had five fouls including a technical foul, Nicholas had three fouls and Anderson had four fouls in the second half and overtime. Seiber was also forced to play cautious after picking up his fourth foul.

Anderson ended the night with 20 points after having a stellar 15-point first half performance. Seiber added 15 points, while Elliott Bird chipped in 13.

The Tigers next faced off against West Salem Tuesday, coming away with a 68-56 Coulee Conference win at home.

The Tigers came out strong, going into the locker room ahead 32-29. The Tigers would ride that momentum for the rest of the game.

Ethan Anderson led all scorers in the game with 21 points including going 5-of-5 from the charity stripe.

Bryce Seiber added 16 points for the Tigers with 14 of those coming in the second half. Jacob Woods chipped in 14 points including 10 in the first half. Elliott Bird followed closely behind with 12 points.

The leading scorer for West Salem was Hunter Wakefield with 13 points.

The Tigers now have an overall record of 4-4 and are 2-1 in the Coulee Conference.

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Jackson County Chronicle editor

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