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Pella Boys Host Oskaloosa Tonight in Tournament Opener

Posted: Monday, February 21st, 2011 at 5:59 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS Sports-Eric Gotschall

The Pella boys basketball team begins its quest to return to the State Basketball Tournament tonight, as the Little Dutch open postseason play at home against Oskaloosa.  It will be the third time this season that the Little Dutch have faced the Indians, as the two teams split the regular season series; with the most recent game ending in a 51-47 win for Oskaloosa on January 28th.  

The Pella boys enter the postseason with a 17-3 overall record, while the Indians are 13-8.  You can hear tonight’s Class 3-A Boys District Semifinal between Pella and Oskaloosa streamed live on kniakrls.com with Eric Gotschall and Randy Sikkema providing the call.  Coverage begins at 6:45 p.m. with tip-off between the Little Dutch and the Indians set for 7:00 p.m.  

The winner of tonight’s contest advances to Thursday’s District Final against the winner of the Washington vs Williamsburg game.