PILLAGER — Spencer Schaefer scored 25 points and collected 10 rebounds for the Pillager Huskies who defeated the Staples-Motley Cardinals 71-42 in a non-conference game Tuesday, Jan. 14.

Carson VanVickle and Griffin Decker each added 15 points for Pillager.

Staples-Motley was led by Sivert Klefsaas’ 21 points.



Staples-Motley 18 24 -- 42
Pillager 46 25 -- 71



STAPLES-MOTLEY
Max Strickland 4, Sivert Klefsaas 21, Izaiah DeMars 5, Isaac Christopherson 2, Ben Olander 8, Issac Kronenberg 2. FT 15-15 (100%). Overall: 2-9. Next: hosts Browerville/Eagle Valley 7:30 pm. Tuesday, Jan. 21.



PILLAGER
Judah Beard 2, Carson VanVickle 15, Erik Peterson, Ty Swenson 4, Griffin Decker 15, Spencer Schaefer 25, Cole Hiltner 2, AJ Gratke 7. FG 24-58 (40%), FT 16-25 (64%). 3-point 2-9 (22%). Overall: 5-6. Next: hosts Sebeka 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16.



Aitkin 52, Braham 33

AITKIN — Mannie Ukutegbe posted a game-high 17 points for the Aitkin Gobblers in a 52-33 non-conference win over the Braham Bombers Tuesday, Jan. 14.

Kade Hopperstad added 13 points and Hunter Nissan tallied 10 for the Gobblers who evened their record at 6-6.



Braham 17 16 -- 33
Aitkin 21 31 -- 52



BRAHAM
Kevin Laman 16, Caleb Schustad 3, Zach Yerker 2, Jonah Johnson 10, John Mankie 2. FT 5-10 (50%).



AITKIN
Logan Gabrio 2, John Blanchette 2, Zach McDonald 2, Mannie Ukutegbe 17, Hunter Nissen 10, Owen Hagen 6, Kade Hopperstad 13. FT 5-9 (56%). Overall: 6-6. Next: hosts Pequot Lakes 7:15 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17.



Little Falls 61, Zimmerman 54

ZIMMERMAN — Little Falls’ Alex Gwost and Travis Wenzel each recorded 20 points for the Flyers as they defeated the Zimmerman Thunder 61-54 Tuesday, Jan. 14.

Flyers’ Luke Kush added 11 points, 13 rebounds and five blocked shots in the Granite Ridge Conference game.



Zimmerman 26 35 -- 54
Little Falls 28 26 -- 61



ZIMMERMAN
FG 21-51 (41%), FT 9-14 (64%). 3-point 3-17 (18%).



LITTLE FALLS
Luke Kush 11, Travis Wenzel 20, Alex Gwost 20, Austin Neu 6, Ethan Poser 2, Riley Czech 2. FG 20-49 (41%), FT 13-21 (62%). 3-point 8-17 (47%). Conference: 2-2. Overall: 4-5. Next: Host Milaca 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17.



Cass Lake-Bena 77, Pine River-Backus 74

PINE RIVER — Brady Raph tallied a game-high 33 points, but the Pine River-Backus Tigers fell to 1-6 in the Northland Conference with a 77-74 loss to Cass Lake-Bena Tuesday, Jan. 14

Louis Bueckers tallied 19 points and Champ Howard scored 12 for PR-B

Jarrell Jacobs scored 31 to lead the Panthers, which defeated PR-B 55-41 Dec. 12.



Cass Lake-Bena 38 39 -- 77
Pine River-Backus 26 48 -- 74



CASS LAKE-BENA
Jauquin Sargent 2, Timmy Smith 12, Dominic Fairbanks 6, Kaydin Lee 2, Miguel Reyes 15, Leroy Fairbanks IV 9, Jarell Jacobs 31. FT 18-22 (81%).



PINE RIVER-BACKUS
Champ Howard 12, Louis Bueckers 19, Brady Raph 33, Brady Bristow 2, Kyosuke Marcum 2, Rian Struss 6.FT 12-14 (86%). Conference: 1-6. Overall: 7-6. Next: hosts Laporte 7:30 p.m Friday, Jan. 17.



Nevis 74, Verndale 33

NEVIS — Brandon Greenwaldt tallied 10 points for the Verndale Pirates in a 74-33 non-conference loss to the Nevis Tigers Tuesday, Jan 14.



Nevis 52 22 -- 74
Verndale 11 22 -- 33



NEVIS
Mathias Warrington 15, Luke DeWulf 6, Derk Lindow 6, Eddie Kramer 29, Joe Houchin 3, Ian Ahrendt 1, John Paul Benson 3, Cain Mitchell 4, Jack McNamee 5, Ethan Klimmick 2. FT 6-9 (67%).



VERNDALE
Josh Johnson 3, Brandon Greenwaldt 10, Hunter Umland 7, Jacob Ismil 5, Caden Elbert 8. FT 1-5 (20%). Overall: 2-9. Next: hosts Henning 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16.



Rosemount 57, Lake Region 53

ROSEMOUNT — Phil Imdieke collected 22 points, 17 rebounds and five assists for the Lake Region Christian Hornets in a 57-53 loss to Rosemount Tuesday, Jan. 14 in a Minnesota Association of Christian Schools game.

Trey Ogren added 15 points and Jake Borders contributed 10 for LRCS.



Rosemount 26 31 -- 57
Lake Region 25 58 -- 53



ROSEMOUNT
Ryan Borner 2, David Fruetel 11, Noah McGuyan 22, Ben Anderson 8, Daniel Graves 14.



LAKE REGION
Trey Ogren 15, Phil Imdieke 22, Jon Wiedell 2, Josiah McGaffey 4, Jake Borders 10. FG 23-64 (36%), FT 3-8 (38%). 3-point 4-11 (36%). Conference: 6-1. Overall: 8-2. Next: at Prior Lake 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21.



Mora 74, Pierz 48

PIERZ — Pierz’s Peter Schommer and Ryan Stuckmayer each registered 11 points for the Pioneers as they fell 74-48 to the Mora Mustangs Tuesday, Jan. 14 in a Granite Ridge Conference game.

Schommer added four assists for the Pioneers, which shot just 37% from the field.



Mora 48 26 -- 74
Pierz 23 25 -- 48



PIERZ
Peter Schommer 11, Ryan Stuckmayer 11, Ben Virnig 2, Brandon Stuckmayer 8, Robert Schaefer 6, Jakob Hyatt 3, Cody Kimman 2, Landon Schomer 1, Zachary Traut 4. FG 19-51 (37%), FT 3-8 (37%). 3-point 7-25 (28%). Conference: 1-2. Overall: 8-3. Next: at Foley 5:45 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17.