AITKIN — Mannie Ukutegbe tallied 20 points for the Aitkin Gobblers who defeated the Pequot Lakes Patriots 62-56 in a Mid-State Conference game Thursday, Feb. 13.

Kadde Hopperstad added 17 points and Hunter Nissen added 15 for the Gobblers who lost to Pequot 54-49 Jan. 21.

Bode Magnuson drained five 3-pointers and scored a game-high 31 points to lead the Patriots who had won seven straight.



Pequot Lakes 24 32 -- 56
Aitkin 27 35 -- 62



PEQUOT LAKES
Bode Magnuson 31, Daltin Ackerman 2, Alex Morgan 7, Korey Jackson 3, Ryan Monahan 4, Eli Laposky 6, Sam Rysavy 3. FT 13-24 (54%). Conference: 7-2. Overall: 16-7. Next: at Park Rapids 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21.



AITKIN
Logan Gabrio 2, Jon Blanchette 3, Mannie Ukutegbe 20, Hunter Nissen 15, Jaelend Williams 5, James Much, Owen Hagen, Kade Hopperstad 17. FT 16-29 (55%). Conference: 5-4. Overall: 12-11. Next: at Eveleth-Gilbert 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18.



Pillager 76, W-DC 55

WADENA — Spencer Schaefer tossed in a game-high 21 points for the Pillager Huskies who defeated the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines 76-55 in a Park Region Conference game Thursday, Feb. 13.

Ty Swenson added 14 points and Griffin Decker finished with 11 for the Huskies who avenged a 64-60 loss to W-DC Jan. 11.

Bereket Loer led the Wolverines with 16 points and Lucas Hinojos added 15.



Wadena-DC 24 31 -- 55
Pillager 27 49 -- 76



WADENA-DEER CREEK
Bereket Loer 16, Lucas Hinojos 15, Tony Kreklau 5, Aiden Larson 9, Payton Rondestvedt 8, Zach Shaw 2. Conference: 7-4. Overall: 13-9. Next: hosts Menahga 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18.



PILLAGER
Judah Beard 3, Grayson Beard 2, Carson VanVickle 9, Ty Swenson 14, Griffin Decker 11, Spencer Schaefer 21, Cole Hiltner 7, AJ Gratke 9. FT 14-24 (58%). Conference: 7-4. Overall: 13-8. Next: at Sebeka 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18.



Pierz 65, Foley 47

FOLEY — Robert Schaefer tallied 15 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Pierz Pioneers in a 65-47 Granite Ridge Conference win over the Foley Falcons Thursday, Feb. 13.

Jonah Prokott added 12 points and Brandon Stuckmayer had 10 for the Pioneers who beat Foley 65-46 Feb. 4.





Foley 16 31 -- 47
Pierz 31 34 -- 65



PIERZ
Peter Schommer 7, Ryan Stuckmayer 3, Brandon Stuckmayer 10, Robert Schaefer 15, Benjamin Virnig 6 Jonah Prokott 12, Cody Kimman 2, Jakob Hyatt 2, Zachary Traut 8. FG 26-53 (49%), FT 7-18 (38%). 3-point 6-24 (25%). Conference: 7-4. Overall: 17-5. Next: at Mora 7:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14.



Pine River-Backus 83, Onamia 75 OT

ONAMIA — Brady Raph paced the Pine River-Backus Tigers with 19 points in an 83-75 overtime win over the Onamia Panthers in non-conference play Thursday, Feb. 13.

Louis Bueckers added 18 points for PR-B followed by Brady Bristow with 15 and Champ Howard with 14.

The Tigers sank 9-of-10 free throws in the OT as they outscored Onamia 14-6.



Onamia 31 38 6 -- 75
Pine River-Backus 41 28 14 -- 83



ONAMIA
Josh Parrow 39, Brandon Nickaboine 16, Brady Husom 5, AJ Drift 2, Brendan Carlson 4, Zach Anderson 1, Jon Iaquinto 8, Dante Boyd. FT 11-16 (69%). 3-point 8.



PINE RIVER-BACKUS
Champ Howard 14, Louis Bueckers 18, Brady Raph 19, Brady Bristow 15, Kyosuke Marcum 5, Evan Fenstermaker 6, Rian Struss 6. FT 17-23 (74%). 3-point 12 Overall: 14-8. Next: at Swanville 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18.



Verndale 59, Bertha-Hewitt 56

BERTHA — Jacob Ismil poured in 19 points to lead the Verndale Pirates who snapped a 10-game losing streak with a 59-56 victory in a Park Region Conference game Thursday, Feb. 13.

Hunter Umland added 10 points for the Pirates who had won since beating the Bears 58-52 Jan. 11.



Bertha-Hewitt 16 40 -- 56
Verndale 26 33 -- 59



BERTHA-HEWITT
Aden Rach 6, Kole Weishalla 2, Landan Adams 20, Levi Bartels 9, Ethan Wachlin 6, Austin Bauch 13. FG 20-49 (41%), FT 15-19 (79%). 3-point 1-13 (8%).



VERNDALE
Ben Brownlow 3, Dilan Orlando 9, Zach Brownlow 6, Josh Johnson 4, Brandon Greenwaldt 6, Hunter Umland 10, Jacob Ismil 19, Caden Elbert 2. FG 20-44 (45%), FT 8-20 (40%). 3-point 11-27 (41%). Conference: 2-9. Overall: 3-18. Next: at Henning 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18.



DGF 72, Staples-Motley 61

STAPLES — Ben Olander tallied 21 points and Sivert Klefsaas added 17 for the Staples-Motley Cardinals who were defeated 72-61 by the Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton Rebels in a non-conference game Thursday, Feb. 13.



Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton 41 31 -- 72
Staples-Motley 31 30 -- 61



DILWORTH-GLYNDON-FELTON
Drew Coalwell 12, Ian Mickelson 10, Owen Leach 12, Aiden Leach 20, Jacob Strand 15, Colby Schreiber 3. FT 23-29 (79%).



STAPLES-MOTLEY
Max Strickland 6, Isaiah Schultz 7, Sivert Klefsaas 17, Adam Oberlander 3, Ben Olander 21, Issac Kronenberg 7. FT 9-11 (82%). Overall: 4-17. Next: hosts Bagley 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18.