Red Level knocks off Samson

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, January 2, 2018

The Red Level Tigers finished in the fifth place of the Red Level Christmas tournament with 55-44 victory over Samson.

Matt Coleman had a big 3-pointer to open the scoring for Red Level, but Samson went up 15-13 at the end of the first period.

The Tigers battled back from the free-throw line and went on top 26-24 at halftime.

In the third period, Chance Russell took over for the Tigers and accounted form eight points to push Red Level’s lead up to 37-34.

Russell had eight more in the fourth to push the Tigers to a win.

Russell led the Tigers with 18 points.

Coleman finished with 12 points and Kade Green and 11 points.