Blooming Prairie Awesome Blossoms boys basketball team falls at St. Charles 69-47 in season opener
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The Blooming Prairie Awesome Blossoms boys basketball team opened the 2022-2023 season on the road at St. Charles Friday night in a non-conference matchup with the Saints, and it was St. Charles outscoring the Blossoms 33-19 in the second half on their way to a 69-47 win.

The Blossoms, who trailed 36-28 at the half had three players in double figures in scoring with Cooper Cooke leading the way with 11 points, Gabe Hein and Brady Kittleson each tallied 10 points, Sam Smith scored six points, and Jacob Pauly and Zach Hein each tallied five points in the loss.

Blooming Prairie opens with an 0-1 record, and the Blossoms will play their home and Gopher Conference opener next Tuesday evening versus Maple River, with tip-off at 7:15 p.m.