VERNDALE-Brayden Vertina and Matt Steege combined to score 14 of Verndale's 17 points in two overtimes leading the Pirates to a 66-63 Park Region Conference win over the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines Tuesday, Feb. 19.

Vertina collected eight overtime points and finished with a team-high 17. Steege recorded six of his 10 points in overtime and added seven assists.

Tate Bounds contributed 14 points for Verndale and Jackson Weniger finished with 11 points and 10 rebounds.

W-DC was led by Bereket Loer's 23 points. Cooper Folkestad added 15 and Payton Rondestvedt 10.

W-DC 28 21 6 8- 63

Verndale 14 35 6 11-66

VERNDALE

Tate Bounds 14, Jackson Weniger 11, Daryl Wellnitz 1, Caden Elbert 3, Brayden Vertina 17, Matt Steege 10, Zak Olsson 1, Hunter Umland 3, Mason Elbert 6, Brandon Greenwaldt 2. FG 20-50 (40 percent), FT 18-35 (51 percent). 3-point 8-21 (38 percent). Conference: 3-10. Overall: 6-15. Next: vs Ashby 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21.

WADENA-DEER CREEK

Bereket Loer 23, Lucas Hinojos 1, Dawson Lupkes 5, Cade Kapphahn 6, Tony Kreklau 1, Zach Shaw 2, Payton Rondestvedt 10, Cooper Folkestad 15. FG 22-66 (33 percent), FT 10-17 (59 percent). 3-point 8-30 (27 percent). Conference: 6-7. Overall: 7-16. Next: hosts New York Mills 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22.

Aitkin 56, Eveleth-Gilbert 54

AITKIN-Jacob Kukowski's game-winning lay-up led the Aitkin Gobblers to a 56-54 Section 7-2A win over the Eveleth-Gilbert Golden Bears Tuesday, Feb. 19.

Kade Hopperstad contributed 15 points and Garrett Westerlund tallied 13 points for the 5-16 Gobblers.

Aitkin 29 27-56

E-G 33 21-54

EVELETH-GILBERT

Quinn Muhich 9, Zach Lindseth 5, Carter Mavec 3, Jacob Sickel 18, Carter Flannigan 2, William Bittmann 17. FT 25-34 (73 percent).

AITKIN

Joey Simonson 1, Logan Gabrio 4, Garrett Westerlund 13, Nathan Hagestuen 5, Jacob Kukowski 3, Hunter Nissen 5, Kade Hopperstad 15. FT 15-21 (71 percent). Overall: 5-16. Next: at Crosby-Ironton 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21.

Crosby-Ironton 73, Greenway 58

GREENWAY-- Joseph Stokman led the Crosby-Ironton Rangers with 23 points in a 73-58 Section 7-2A victory over the Greenway Raiders Tuesday, Feb. 19.

C-I's Johnathan Jacobson collected 11 points and 11 rebounds and Dakota Mitchell drained four 3-pointers and finished with 14 points. Kyle Skeim added 12 points for the 18-3 Rangers.

Greenway 28 30-58

Crosby-Ironton 33 40-73

GREENWAY

Gordon Skaar 15, JJ Hall 22, Jace Hansen-Cochran 12, Dylan DeChampeau 27, Billy Johannsen 2. FG 19-48 (39 percent), FT 9-10 (90 percent). 3-point 11-32 (34 percent).

CROSBY-IRONTON

Sam Jordan 2, Joseph Stokman 23, Cayden Turk 3, Dakota Mitchell 14, Carsen Turk 2, Johnathan Jacobson 17, Kyle Skeim 12. FG 24-47 (51 percent), FT 17-17 (100 percent). 3-point 8-19 (42 percent). Overall: 18-3. Next: hosts Aitkin 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21.

Little Falls 59, Detroit Lakes 57

DETROIT LAKES-Thomas Kunkel hit the game-winner with .01 to give the Little Falls Flyers a 59-57 win over Detroit Lakes in a Section 8-3A matchup Tuesday, Feb. 19.

Flyers' Caleb Strack recorded 13 points and Travis Wenzel and Luke Kush registered 12 points each.

Detroit Lakes 30 27-57

Little Falls 35 24-59

DETROIT LAKES

Sam Spry 2, Jacob Bettcher 25, Ben Stearns 2, Tate Kerzman 8,Czeok 8, Gabe Hanninen 6, Max Gunderson 6. FG 23-46 (50 percent), FT 6-14 (43 percent). 3-point 5-21 (23 percent).

LITTLE FALLS

Oscar Norgren 2, Caleb Strack 13, Travis Wenzel 12, Thomas Kunkel 4, Luke Kush 12, Alex Gwost 10, Thomas Kula 6. FG 26-57 (45 percent), FT 2-4 (50 percent). 3-point 5-15 (33 percent). Conference: 5-6. Overall: 10-12. Next: vs Milaca 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21.

Pequot Lakes 71, Mora 59

MORA-Jordan Schommer posted a game-high 23 points and Dylin Ackerman added 12 for the Pequot Lakes Patriots in a 71-59 non-conference win over the Mora Mustangs Tuesday, Feb. 19.

Mora 24 35-59

Pequot Lakes 24 47-71

MORA

Kaden Smart 11, Ben Wright 13, Matt Venhulzen 12, Karl Schultz 2, J. Jeffery Lilienthal 6, Caleb Anderson 2, Lucas Athey 3, Noah Nielsen 2, Devon Olson 2, Drew Elvehjem 1, Caleb Weaver 5. FT 13-18 (72 percent).

PEQUOT LAKES

Marcus Klein 5, Alex Morgan 4, Bode Magnuson 3, Dylin Ackerman 12, Sean Ryan 4, Jordan Schommer 25, Owen Seidl 9, Tyler Manley 4, Vincent Miska 3, Ryan Monahan 2. FT 5-7 (71 percent). Overall: 16-5. Next: vs Park Rapids 7:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22.

Pierz 59, Royalton 54

PIERZ-Peter Schommer's game-high 17 points led the Pierz Pioneers to a 59-54 non-conference win over the Royalton Royals Tuesday, Feb. 19.

Michael Leidenfrost contributed 12 points and Jonah Prokott added 10 points for the 12-9 Pioneers.

Pierz 28 31-59

Royalton 26 28-54

PIERZ

Peter Schommer 17, Ryan Stuckmayer 3, Brandon Stuckmayer 2, Robert Schaefer 3, Brent Schilling 3, Michael Leidenfrost 13, Jonah Prokott 10, Nicholas Scholl 2, Zachary Traut 4. FG 20-45 (44 percent), FT 9-11 (81 percent). 3-point 8-17 (47 percent). Overall: 12-9. Next: hosts Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21.

Pillager 68, Bertha-Hewitt 55

PILLAGER-Spencer Schaefer paced the Pillager Huskies with 23 points in a 68-55 win over the Bertha-Hewitt Bears in a Park Region Conference game Tuesday, Feb. 19.

Ty Swenson added 16 points for Pillager and Luke Woidyla finished with 14.

Bertha-Hewitt 25 30-55

Pillager 31 37-68

BERTHA-HEWITT

Chris Baumgartner 23, Jordan Kirscht 14, Jared Kirscht 2, Daltyn Kvamme 4, Levi Bartels 1, Austin Bauch 5, Ryan O'Bar 2, Derik Kimber 2, Ethan Swanson 2. FT 4-7 (57 percent).

PILLAGER

Luke Woidyla 14, Carson VanVickle 7, Ty Swenson 16, Griffin Decker 2, Jack Bentson 2, Spencer Schaefer 23, AJ Gratke 4. FT 14-18 (78 percent). Conference: 10-3. Overall: 15-7. Next: at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21

Parkers Prairie 69, Staples-Motley 30

STAPLES-Sivert Klefsaas of Staples-Motley recorded 10 points for the Cardinals as they fell 69-30 to the Parkers Prairie Panthers Tuesday, Feb. 19.

Parkers Prairie 37 32-69

Staples-Motley 22 8-30

STAPLES-MOTLEY

Ben Olander 9, Jordon Carlson 5, Adam Oberlander 3, Izaiah DeMars 3, Sivert Klefsaas 10. Conference: 0-9. Overall: 1-19. Next: vs Osakis 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21.