Posted On: 05/21/18 11:53 AM

Joey Batt leads the way to 53-48 OT win over Suns Jeff

There were precious few upsets in the 1st 2 days of AAU state tournament play—the higher seeds are 34-8 with 2 freshman semi-finals yet to go as I write this on Saturday night, 3 of the 8 were of the #8 vs. #9 variety. But, we picked out one upset special right away, 1st thing in the morning at 8 a.m., and it saw the #11 seed Rise 11th Wolfe scramble back from a ten point deficit at 3:28 of the 4th quarter to defeat #6 Suns 11th Jefferson 53-48 in OT in the 2019 D1.

The comeback started with a pair of 3s by Grace Dehen (Nicollet/Loyola) and Joey Batt (New Ulm), and continued with 3 FTs by Batt and Sidney Botker (Nicollet/Loyola). Madison Gehloff (Waseca) scored off an assist by Caitlin Rorman (Blue Earth) at almost exactly 1:00 for the unlikely 42-41 Rise lead. Lindsey Olson (St. Louis Park) answered with a 3 for the Suns but a Joey Batt 2 for the Rise sent things to OT.

In OT, Gehloff scored from Batt, then Batt hit a 3 and Gehloff another 2 and that was

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