(BP Boys Basketball) Drew Kittelson starter

Blooming Prairie senior forward Drew Kittelson recorded 28 points and 15 rebound against the Tigers. (Stephen McDaniel/southernminn.com)

The Blooming Prairie boys basketball team completed a season sweep of Medford on Thursday night, with the second win even closer than the first.

Earlier this year, the Awesome Blossoms topped the Tigers 85-81. Thursday night in Medford, Blooming Prairie escaped with a 68-67 victory.

The Blossoms held a 36-35 lead going into halftime.

The Tigers nearly doubled their first half score and outscored the Blossoms 42-32 in the final 18 minutes, but Blooming Prairie narrowly held on.

Blossoms senior forward Drew Kittelson led the way with a 28-point, 15-rebound double-double and was followed by sophomore forward Zach Hein with 16 points and nine rebounds, and senior guard Colin Jordison with 11 points and nine rebounds.

Payton Fristedt added six points and nine rebounds, Brady Kittelson added five points and Garret Farr added two points.

(Medford BBB) Henry Grayson BP

Medford senior guard Henry Grayson (12) scored a team-high 26 points against Blooming Prairie. (Stephen McDaniel/southernminn.com)

On the Tigers’ end, senior guard Henry Grayson posted a team-high 26 points. Junior guards Austin Erickson and Connor Jones with 18 and 12 points, respectively.

Jack Paulson also had six points, Landon Driscoll had four points and Tyler Buck had one point.

Reach sports reporter Stephen McDaniel at 507-444-2375. Follow him on Twitter @OPP__Sports. ©Copyright 2021 APG Media of Southern Minnesota. All rights reserved.

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