By: John Raffel
MLS beats Valley Lutheran
MLS squeaked out TVC West road victory on Tuesday night 61-54. The game was tied at eight after one but MLS took a slight advantage 23-18 into the half. The Cardinals came out hot and took a ten point advantage halfway through the third. Valley put together a nice run and the two teams finished the third quarter 43-38. The Chargers cut the lead to as little as two but A.J. Alcorn hit four free throws to help MLS get the win. Jacob Hecht and Eli Frank led Valley Lutheran with 18 pts apiece. Josh Samsell scored 11. MLS was led by Eli Slangor 19 pts, Nathan Seafert finished with 12 pts and six rebounds. A.J. Alcorn added 7 pts and 10 rebounds. Max Nordlie contributed 8 points and nine rebounds.