Rustlers Hold off Vikings

The Lakeland College Men's Basketball would look to tie the series up against the Augustana Vikings. The Rustlers were hoping to redeem themselves on home court tonight.

The Rustlers came out hot taking a large lead early into the 1st quarter. However, the Vikings wouldn't shy away from bringing the game within striking distance with a score of 20-14

The Vikings would come out strong in the second quarter of the game though scoring 19, With the Rustlers trading blow for blow, Vikings weren't able to gain much on the Rustlers with a half score of 37-33.

Augustana Vikings would continue to close the gap on the Rustlers. with a back and forth 3rd quarter, the Rustlers would walk out of the quarter with a score of 59-56

with each team running into foul issues early into the quarter the depth would come into play. With the Rustlers being able to keep the pace of the game on their own terms would help. The Lakeland College Rustlers would finish off a barn burner. With a final score 77-73.