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Area Boys Basketball: Pequot tops Cardinals

PEQUOT LAKES—Bode Magnuson tallied 13 points and Tyler Manley added 10 to lead the Pequot Lakes Patriots past the Staples-Motley Cardinals 70-53 in a Mid-State Conference matchup Tuesday, Jan. 8.

Sivert Klefsaas paced the Cards with 23 points and Max Strickland had 10.

Staples-Motley 16 37—53

Pequot Lakes 36 34—70

STAPLES-MOTLEY

Ben Olander 4, Isaac Christoffersen 5, Max Strickland 10, Ryan Wick 1, Josh Lombard, Jordon Carlson 1, Isaac Kronenberg 5, Sivert Klefsaas 23, Tanner Robben, Alex Giza 4. FT 11-22 (50 percent). Conference: 0-3. Overall: 1-7. Next: hosts Crosby-Ironton 7:15 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11.

PEQUOT LAKES

Marcus Klein 4, Alex Morgan 6, Bode Magnuson 13, Alex Trees 7, Dylin Ackerman 8, Carter Embree 6, Owen Seidl 8, Tyler Manley 10, Vincent Miska 6, Dylan Collins 2. FT 11-12 (92 percent). Conference: 2-1. Overall: 8-1. Next: at St. Cloud Cathedral 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11.

Crosby-Ironton 49, Park Rapids 38

CROSBY—Joseph Stokman paced the Crosby-Ironton Rangers with 16 points in a 49-38 Mid-State Conference victory over the Park Rapids Panthers Tuesday, Jan. 8.

Johnathan Jacobson added 12 points and Kyle Skeim finished with 11 for the Rangers who are 8-1 overall and 2-1 in the conference.

Park Rapids 9 29—38

Crosby-Ironton 26 23—49

PARK RAPIDS

Jake Reish 4, Jeffery Haas 4, Preston Renneberg 7, Gabriel Bagstad 19, Ty Karger 2, Kolby Brandt 2. FG 15-43 (34 percent), FT 5-13 (38 percent). 3-point 3-10 (30 percent).

CROSBY-IRONTON

Joseph Stokman 16, Cayden Turk 5, Dakota Mitchell 5, Johnathan Jacobson 12, Kyle Skeim 11. FG 20-47 (42 percent), FT 6-7 (85 percent). 3-point 3-17 (18 percent). Conference: 3-1. Overall: 7-1. Next: at Staples-Motley 7:15 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11.

Pillager 70, Sebeka 42

SEBEKA—Pillager's Spencer Schaefer registered 18 points for the Huskies as they took down the Sebeka Trojans 70-42 Tuesday, Jan. 8.

Luke Woidyla added 10 points for the Huskies in the Park Region Conference win.

Sebeka 12—42

Pillager 33—70

SEBEKA

Tyce Lee 3, Kolby Kiser 8, Brandon Miller 5, Mason Dailey 13, Dawson Bullock 7, Logen Hegg, Isaac Kyllonen 3, Mason Heino, Ethan Simon 2, Spencer Lake, David Avelsgard 1.

PILLAGER

Luke Woidyla 10, Carson VanVickle 4, Erik Peterson, Ty Swenson 3, Griffin Decker 6, Jack Bentson 7, Sam Jensen 3, Spencer Schaefer 18, Cole Hiltner 5, AJ Gratke 14. FT 5-11 (45 percent). 3-point 3-16 (19 percent). Next: hosts Menahga 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11.

Pine River-Backus 55, Blackduck 48

BLACKDUCK—Brady Raph recorded 21 points as the Pine River-Backus Tigers defeated the Blackduck Drakes in a Northland Conference game Tuesday, Jan. 8.

Louis Bueckers and Torry Hirschey each registered 14 points for the 7-1 Tigers.

Pine River-Backus 21 34—55

Blackduck 16 32—48

BLACKDUCK

Quinn Mckeeman 6, Dylan Moen 23, Shawn O'Brien 3, Ethan Merrill 7, Dayne Savich 2, Kobe Arp 1, Sawyer Nendick 6. FG 17-64 (26 percent), FT 10-15 (66 percent). 3-point 4-19 (21 percent).

PINE RIVER-BACKUS

Louis Bueckers 14, Brady Raph 21, Torry Hirschey 14, Rian Struss 2, Nathaniel Wosmek 4, FG 20-57 (35 percent), FT 7-12 (58 percent). 3-point 8-20 (40 percent). Conf: 4-1. Overall: 7-1. Next: hosts Upsala 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10.

Wadena-Deer Creek 67, Menahga 58

MENAHGA—Cooper Folkestad collected 25 points and 10 rebounds for the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines who defeated the Menahga Braves 67-58 in a Park Region Conference game Tuesday, Jan. 8.

Menahga 18 40—58

Wadena-Deer Creek 25 42—67

MENAHGA

Charlie Hodge 3, Tristan Aho 12, Zach Floyd 6, Jonah Howard 4, Gavin Hillukka 16, Mason Hotakeinen 4, Wade Berttunen 13. FG 22-58 (37 percent), FT 7-14 (50 percent). 3-point 7-26 (26 percent).

WADENA-DEER CREEK

Bereket Loer 5, Lucas Hinojos 3, Dawson Lupkes 9, Cade Kapphahn 8, Tony Kreklau 4, Zach Shaw 2, Payton Rondestvedt 9, Cooper Folkestad 25, Steven Thomas 2. FG 26-63 (41 percent), FT 11-17 (64 percent). 3-point 4-19 (21 percent). Conference: 2-2. Overall: 3-7. Next: at Sebeka 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11.

Henning 88, Verndale 36

HENNING—Brayden Vertina tallied 11 points for the Verndale Pirates in an 88-36 Park Region Conference loss to Class 1A's sixth-ranked Henning Hornets Tuesday, Jan. 8.

Henning 45 43—88

Verndale 18 18—36

HENNING

Lee Bjorklund 6, Parker Fraki 11, Blake Wallevand 20, Isaac Fisher 8, Sam Fisher 17, Luke Bjorklund 2, Blaine Wallevand 7, Dylan Trana 6, Jackson Nyhus 3, Brandon Trana 3, Nick Miller 1, Adam Lange 4. FG 31-55 (56 percent), FT 12-16 (75 percent). 3-point 14-28 (50 percent).

VERNDALE

Jake Ismil 4, Zach Brownlow 3, Daryl Wellnitz 2, Brayden Vertina 11, Jackson Weniger 8, Mason Elbert 8. FG 14-43 (32 percent), FT 6-11 (54 percent). 3-point 2-17 (11 percent). Conference: 1-3. Overall: 4-6. Next: hosts New York Mills 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11.

Rosemount 57, Lake Region 54 OT

ROSEMOUNT—Eli Richter and Jonas Boelter each tallied 13 points for the Lake Region Christian Hornets who were beaten 57-54 in overtime by Rosemount Tuesday, Jan. 8 in a Minnesota Association of Christian Schools game.

Boelter added 10 rebounds and five steals while Logan Backstrom snared a team-high 13 boards.

Rosemount 31 21 5—57

Lake Region 21 31 2—54

LAKE REGION

Logan Backstrom 6, Trey Ogren 9, Eli Richter 13, Jordan Peterson, Jon Wiedell 3, Josiah McGaffey 8, Jake Borders 2, Jonas Boelter 13. FG 23-57 (40 percent), FT 1-5 (20 percent). 3-point 7-22 (32 percent).

BBE 68, Pierz 52

BELGRADE—Peter Schommer of Pierz recorded 18 points for the Pioneers as they fell 68-52 to the Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa Jaguars Tuesday, Jan. 8.

Michael Leidenfrost added 12 points for the Pioneers while Jonah Prokott put up 11 in the Central Minnesota Conference game.

BBE 35 33—68

Pierz 22 30—52

PIERZ

Peter Schommer 15, Alex Wilson 2, Brandon Stuckmayer 9, Robert Schaefer 1, Michael Leidenfrost 12, Jonah Prokott 11, Zachary Traut 2. FG 20-56 (35 percent), FT 9-12 (75 percent). 3-point 3-21 (14 percent). Conference: 1-2. Overall: 4-5. Next: at Holdingford 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10.

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