Minnesota High School Basketball - Deer River knocked off by Mesabi EastFebruary 4, 2019: Deer River, MN 56636
The Mesabi East Giants basketball team scored 54 points and held the host Deer River Warriors to 40 in the Giants league triumph on Monday.
The Giants now sport a 15-6 record. They put it on the line next when they host Ely for a non-league contest on Thursday, February 7. Mesabi East will meet a Timberwolves team coming off a 75-41 league loss to Mountain Iron-Buhl (Mountain Iron, MN). The Timberwolves record now stands at 10-8.
The Warriors (11-9) will now prepare for their contest against Virginia (Virginia, MN). The Blue Devils enter the Iron Range contest with a 6-15 record. In their last contest, Virginia was defeated by Hermantown (Hermantown, MN), 66-34, in a non-league contest.