Osseo boys handle Irondale in section basketball opener

Bridge Tusler of Osseo dunks for two points against Irondale. (Photos courtesy of Rich Moll)

Bridge Tusler of Osseo dunks for two points against Irondale. (Photos courtesy of Rich Moll)

Ian Theisen scored 30 points and Bridge Tusler added 25 to lead Osseo to an 83-58 home win Irondale in Section 5 boys’ basketball March 7.

Irondale hung close, trailing 31-40 at halftime, but the Oriole offense exploded and put the Knights away. Wheeler Baker added 11 points and Ty Vann 7.

Oriole junior center Ian Theisen glides in for two his game-high 30 points in the section win.

Oriole junior center Ian Theisen glides in for two his game-high 30 points in the section win.

Osseo, seeded second, played Centennial in the semifinal March 12. If they win the Orioles will advance to the section final Friday, March 15 at Rogers against either No. 1 Park Center or No. 5 Cooper.

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