STROMSBURG, NE — Colton Beebe scored 27 points to propel the Cross County Cougars to a 64-46 win over the Osceola Bulldogs.
Osceola (1-8) started the game on a roll behind big buckets by Garrett Fisher and Tristin Johnston. The Bulldogs led 11-10 after one quarter. Then, Cross County (5-3) heated up from beyond the arc. Beebe drilled three three-pointers in the second quarter to help the Cougars pull ahead 36-26 at halftime.
The Bulldogs ran into foul trouble in the second half with Fisher, Johnston and Caden Theis getting benched at different points. Fisher and Theis eventually fouled out.
Cross County got productive minutes from their bench as Alex Pinkelman scored 10 points, Grant Hollinger added eight along with Cael Lundstrom.
Fisher led Osceola with 17 points with James Snipes chipping in nine points on three triples.