Key offensive rebounds propel Baraga past Chassell

1/29/2019 | Game Recap | By Eden Laase
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T om Goodreau paces up and down the sideline in front of the Baraga bench calling out instructions to his team. It’s the usual assortment of directions: take care of the ball, closeout, stop the cutters, etc.
But he says one command more than any other: Rebound.

And the Vikings missed their fair share on the boards, but when it counted, boy did they rebound. 

On two possessions in a row, Allison Durant and then Jaylyne Lindemann grabbed offensive rebounds off missed free throws and powered up for putbacks as the game wound down. 

Durant gave the Vikings a one-point lead, and Lindemann gave them a bit more cushion, stretching it to three.

The putbacks would be enough to give Baraga a 42-39 win over Chassell on Monday in Baraga.

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