John Mitchell

John Mitchell lays it in Friday night in Tilden against Elkhorn Valley. Mitchell tied a school record with 53 points. 

John Mitchell was disappointed after Friday night's 30-point win over Elkhorn Valley. The Bulldogs sophomore lit up the scoreboard for 53 points, but he wanted one more.

"I wanted one more, so it sucks," Mitchell said with a laugh. "I mean it still feels good to get that many points and the win, but I was trying to force some stuff. I should have just played calm and played my game."

With 26 points in the first half, the sophomore — who just surpassed 1,000 career points on Tuesday — added 11 more in the third and 16 in the fourth to finish with 53 points.

Bulldog Basketball

Brody Eggers and Dylan Kuhlman go after a rebound during Creighton's 78-48 win over Elkhorn Valley. 

Elkhorn Valley came out strong in the third quarter and closed the gap to 36-32, forcing Bulldogs coach Ryon Nilson to call a timeout. Creighton responded with a 27-0 run to dominate the second half. 

Cade Hammer scored 13 for the Bulldogs while Kale Fulton added another eight points in the road win at Tilden.

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