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Rodichok and Jake Wolfgang knocked down shots on two consecutive trips up the floor. Buchanon answered with a jumper of his own, but it was Levi Engle and Mini who broke the flood gates open in the second quarter. The Vikings threw up a stellar second 8 minutes as they boosted 20 points and allowed just 11. The Vikings comfortably lead 35-16 at the break, but the Bulldogs wouldn’t go away.
When the second half kicked off, Buchanon knocked down another 10-footer followed by a Logan Yoder mid-range jumper. The Bulldogs also picked up the pace on the defensive end of the floor, holding the Vikings on three consecutive possessions.
The Bulldogs managed to steal away the third quarter, but they continued to trail on the scoreboard with just one quarter remaining.
Rodichok would prove to be the difference maker in the fourth quarter as he worked his way to the charity stripe to knock down two free throws. The Viking senior would also connect on a three-pointer that helped extend his team’s lead to 15.
Williams Valley did not let off the gas as they sank another 17 points in the final frame to give Denny Kasper yet another win on his already prestigious resume.
Rodichok led all Viking scorers with 17 points, including three 3-pointers. Wolfgang (15), Mini (14), and Engle (11) combined for 40 points. Buchanon was the lone double-digit scorers for the Bulldogs with 17 points.