The Pella High varsity boys’ basketball team defeated the Grinnell Tigers 79-44 on Friday, Feb. 14.
The Dutch jumped out to a 43-25 lead after the first half. After a 22-point third quarter by the Dutch offense, the defense held Grinnell to the single digits in the fourth quarter.
John Oltman led the Dutch with 20 points, two rebounds and two assists. Logan Shetterly had 13 points, two rebounds and five assists. Josh Warner had 11, four rebounds, an assist and two steals.
Grant Nelson led in rebounds with 11 and five points, Treyton Sturgeon had five points, five assists, two steals and three blocks.
Pella is set to face Mount Pleasant Tuesday night, Feb. 18, at home.