Blooming Prairie Awesome Blossoms boys basketball team stays unbeaten with 71-45 win over NRHEG Friday evening

The Blooming Prairie Awesome Blossoms boys basketball team took to the road Friday night to try to keep their 2023-2024 record unblemished against the NRHEG Panthers in a Gopher Conference matchup in New Richland, and Gabe Hein led three Blossoms in double figures in scoring with 24 points as the Blossoms downed the Panthers 71-45.

The Blossoms sprinted out to a 41-24 lead at the half, and besides Hein’s 24 points, which included four of BP’s five 3-pointers in the game, Zack Hein drained the other 3-pointer Friday night on his way to 17 points, Brady Kittleson also totaled 17 points, Cooper Cooke tallied seven points, Gabe Staloch chipped in five points,and Jacob Pauly scored one point in the win.

The Blossoms are now 14-0 overall on the season and 7-0 in the Gopher Conference, and Blooming Prairie returns to action at home versus Hayfield Tuesday evening, with the conference matchup set to start at 7:15 p.m. that evening.