Reactions to 600 for Cresap
Perham boys basketball head coach Dave Cresap picked up career win No. 600 when the sixth-ranked Yellowjackets captured a 65-58 victory over the ninth-ranked Osakis Silverstreaks on Feb. 8 in Alexandria.
Finn Diggins led the way for Perham with 22 points, 15 of them coming in the second half for the Yellowjackets. He came up with a key drive late to help seal the win for Perham.
BBB: Diggins with the drive and the foul. Perham leads 58-51. pic.twitter.com/IGqfCRDw2t— Jason Groth (@PerhamWDCSports) February 9, 2020
Perham's Charlie Rasmussen finished with 13 points, while Elijah Morris added 17 in the win. The duo connected on this nice drive and dish in the second half.
BBB: Elijah Morris with a nice bucket off the feed from Rasmussen. Perham leads 45-41 with 7:30 to go in the second half. pic.twitter.com/CrRqlIOfK0— Jason Groth (@PerhamWDCSports) February 9, 2020
Cresap was quickly joined by his teammates and his players on the court for a team photo after the clock wound down to 0.0 and shared in the moment with many of the Perham faithful that were in attendance at the game.
Tweets from former players, area coaches and others filled Twitter following the conclusion of the game. Here is a look at some that have appeared on social media.
Congrats to @DaveCresap on reaching win #600 in your career! You have given your life up for this game! The community of Perham and I want to thank you and congratulate you! You are the biggest role model in my life and have done so many great things for everyone. Congrats Cresap— Josh Jeziorski (@Joshjez10) February 9, 2020
Congratulations @dcresap05 on an absolutely incredible achievement! Perham is so fortunate to have you leading the young men in their community! Looking forward to seeing the Yellowjackets in March!— Nathan Bellefeuille (@nebellefeuille) February 9, 2020
Congratulations @dcresap05 on win #600! You’ve built an outstanding program through your sweat equity and leadership from top to bottom. https://t.co/38koof0pbB— Coach Critchley Jr. (@Coach_Critch_Jr) February 9, 2020
Congratulations to Jacket Boys Basketball Head Coach, Dave Cresap. Tonight's win is a milestone as he secures his 600th Career Win! #GoJackets pic.twitter.com/dSn0VXbWj7— Jacket Activities (@YellowjacketAD) February 9, 2020
I'll never forget 2010-11 covering 31 of those wins and the state title. Congratulations on 600! @DaveCresap @PaulMarvinArts pic.twitter.com/L0z3OHqzVT— Robert Williams (@DLakesSports) February 9, 2020
6-0-0!— Cory Hepola (@CoryHepola) February 9, 2020
Congrats to @BoysPerham Coach @dcresap05 on win #600! You took over a program that had never been to State, coming off a 1-win szn.
More importantly: u changed lives. UR my mentor & dear friend... & I’ll always call u COACH.
When u go into MN HOF, I wanna intro u! pic.twitter.com/l3fVafjl6Y
Congrats @DaveCresap as a former player, I’m proud of you! Keep it rolling boys!— Jenson Beachy (@beachy_Jenson) February 9, 2020
Congrats Coach Cresap-hard earned and well earned achievement https://t.co/XzdaVTUQGR— MN BB Coaches Assoc (@MN_BCA) February 9, 2020
Congratulations Coach Dave Cresap! @dcresap05 https://t.co/FUBKUqnIKI— Jenny Aanenson (@jaanenson) February 9, 2020
Congrats to Perham BBB Coach Dave Cresap on win #600. Your dedication to the game, our students/athletes and our community is valued and respected! #PerhamPride pic.twitter.com/lMUawuxxAs— Yellowjacket Baseball (@jmulch20) February 9, 2020
The Yellowjackets are now 18-0 on the season after the victory over Osakis. They return home on Feb. 11 when they host Barnesville at 7:30 p.m. at the Prairie Wind Middle School Gymnasium.