Irene, S.D. — The Wynot Blue Devils travelled across the river to take on the Irene-Wakonda Eagles Tuesday.
Wynot built a big halftime lead only to see Irene-Wakonda stage a late comeback to make a game of it.
The Blue Devils were able to hit their freethrows down the stretch to preserve the win, 53-48.
Jalen Wieseler, operating most of the time from the high post, led the Blue Devils with 15 points and six assists. Justin Lange had a good first half and helped to build Wynot’s early lead with his 13 points. Nate Wieseler just missed double figures with nine counters, as well.
For Irene-Wakonda it was the trio of Tate Gale, Trey King and Levi VanBeek with 15, 14, and 13 points respectively.