STAPLES — Aitkin’s Kade Hopperstad and Mannie Ukutegbe each totaled 21 points for the Gobblers as they topped the Staples-Motley Cardinals 66-37 in a Mid-State Conference game Friday, Feb. 21.

Sivert Klefsaas led the Cardinals with nine points.

The Gobblers beat the Cardinals 74-42 Jan. 23. Aitkin has now won five of its last six games.



Staples-Motley 16 21 -- 37
Aitkin 40 26 -- 66



STAPLES-MOTLEY
Max Strickland 4, Chandler Braith 2, Sivert Klefsaas 9, Adam Oberlander 4, Izaiah DeMars 7, Ryan Wick 4, Ben Olander 5, Issac Kronenberg 2. FT 4-7 (57%). Conference: 2-8. Overall: 5-19. Next: vs. St. John’s Prep at St. John’s University 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24.



AITKIN
Logan Gabrio 3, Austin Price 2, Jon Blanchette 3, Mannie Ukutegbe 21, Hunter Nissen 8, Jaelend Williams 3, Owen Hagen 5, Kade Hopperstad 21. FT 14-20 (70%). . Conference: 6-4. Overall: 14-11. Next: hosts Duluth Marshall 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27.



Crosby-Ironton 59, Detroit Lakes 54

CROSBY — Dietrich Winegarner tossed in 19 points for the Crosby-Ironton Rangers who got revenge for an earlier loss to Detroit Lakes with a 59-54 Mid-State Conference win over the Lakers Friday, Feb. 21.

Carsen Turk added 18 points and Jordan Oehrlein 11 for the Rangers who have won four of their last five games.

Detroit Lakes beat C-I 57-56 Jan. 23



Detroit Lakes 27 27 -- 54
Crosby-Ironton 24 35 -- 59



DETROIT LAKES
Gabe Hannien 11, Drew Markuson 2, Max Gunderson 12, Reed Mace 21, Tate Kerzman 8. FG 23-54 (42%), FT 6-14 (42%). 3-point 2-20 (10%).



CROSBY-IRONTON
Dakota Mitchell 1, Cayden Turk 7, Carsen Turk 18, Colten Turk 3, Dietrich Winegarner 19, Jordan Oehrlein 11. FG 20-40 (50%), FT 17-22 (77%). 3-point 2-10 (20 %). Conference: 6-5. Overall: 14-8. Next: at Mesabi East 2:45 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22.



Little Falls 49 Milaca 41

MILACA — Luke Kush recorded 14 points and nine rebounds for the Little Falls Flyers as they beat the Milaca Wolves 49-41 Friday, Feb. 21.

Travis Wenzel added 12 points and Alex Gwost 10 for the Flyers in the Granite Ridge Conference contest.

Little Falls previously beat Milaca 87-60 Jan. 25.



Milaca 19 22 -- 41
Little Falls 26 23 -- 49



LITTLE FALLS
Luke Kush 14, Travis Wenzel 12, Alex Gwost 10, Austin Neu 8, Ethan Poser 1, Sam Gold 2, Zach Gwost 2. FG 13-38 (34%), FT 19-28 (68%). 3-point 4-18 (22%). Conference: 7-6. Overall: 9-14. Next: at Alexandria 7:15 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24.



Pequot Lakes 57, Park Rapids 49

PARK RAPIDS — Pequot Lakes’ Alex Morgan posted 22 points for the Patriots as they beat the Park Rapids Panthers 57-49 Friday, Feb. 21, in a Mid-State Conference game.

Pequot also beat Park Rapids 71-26 Jan. 23.



Park Rapids 21 28 -- 49
Pequot Lakes 27 30 -- 57



PARK RAPIDS
James Hartig 10, Isaiah Olson, Jeff Haas 10, Kaiden Walsh 12, Nic Michaelson 12, Shawn Ohm 5. FT 6-11 (55%).



PEQUOT LAKES
Bode Magnuson 5, Daltin Ackerman 2, Alex Morgan 22, Korey Jackson 6, Ryan Monahan 5, Eli Laposky 8, Nic Kotaska 5. FT 19-26 (73%) Conference: 8-2. Overall: 17-7. Next: hosts Pillager 7:15 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24.



Pillager 78, Menahga 67

PILLAGER — Spencer Schaefer tallied 22 points and 11 rebounds for the Pillager Huskies who made it four straight wins with a 78-67 victory over the Menahga Braves Friday, Feb. 21, in Park Region Conference play.

Ty Swenson added 16 points and 10 rebounds, while Carson VanVickle contributed 17 points.

Pillager beat Menahga 55-54 Jan. 21.



Menahga 32 35 -- 67
Pillager 29 49 -- 78



MENAHGA
Jared Tolkkinen 3, Charlie Hodge 21, Tristan Aho 15, Andreas Aho 13, Wade Berttunen 15. FT 7-9 (78%).



PILLAGER
Judah Beard 3, Carson VanVickle 17, Ty Swenson 16, Griffin Decker 4, Zion Loucks 2, Spencer Schaefer 22, Cole Hiltner 2, AJ Gratke 12. FG 29-60 (49%), FT 15-24 (63%). 3-point 3-11 (27%). Conference: 9-4. Overall: 15-8. Next: at Pequot Lakes 7:15 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24.



Wadena-Deer Creek 57, Sebeka 39

WADENA — Wadena-Deer Creek’s Bereket Loer recorded 18 points for the Wolverines as they defeated the Sebeka Trojans 57-39 in a Park Region Conference game, Friday, Feb. 21.

Aiden Larson added 12 points for the Wolverines who previously beat the Trojans 74-55 Jan. 21.



Sebeka 14 25 -- 39
Wadena-Deer Creek 29 28 -- 57



SEBEKA
Spencer Lake 1, Tyce Lee 2, Kolby Kiser 8, Brandon Miller 3, Dawson Bullock 6, Mason Heino 3, Ethan Simon 2, David Avelsgard 14. FG 11-42 (26%), FT 14-24 (58%). 3-point 3-18 (16%).



WADENA-DEER CREEK
Bereket Loer 18, Lucas Hinojos 6, Joshua Tabery 4, Tony Kreklau 6, Kaydon Stinar 2, Blake Vittetoe 1, Aiden Larson 12, Payton Rondestvedt 7, Cooper Folkestad 1. FG 23-56 (41%), FT 6-13 (46%). 3-point 5-23 (21%). Conference: 9-4. Overall: 15-9. Next: at East Grand Forks 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24.



Howard Lake-W 86, Pierz 78

ST. CLOUD — Pierz’s Peter Schommer recorded 23 points for the Pioneers as they fell 86-78 to the Howard Lake-Waverly Lakers Friday, Feb. 21.

Robert Schaefer added 16 points and nine rebounds for the Pioneers in the non-conference game.



Howard Lake-W 34 52 -- 86
Pierz 46 32 -- 78



HOWARD LAKE-WAVERLY
Noah Bush 19, Bennett Paulson 15, Trevor Karels 10, Brandon Huston 22, Spencer Lade 16, Cody Dickhausen 4. FG 30-52 (57%), FT 17-29 (58%). 3-point 9-23 (39%).



PIERZ
Peter Schommer 23, Ryan Stuckmayer 1, Andrew Winscher 10, Zachary Jones 6, Brandon Stuckmayer 6, Robert Schaefer 16, Noah Cekalla 1, John Pawlu 4, Jonah Prokott 8, Cody Kimman 4, Unassigned 2. FG 26-59 (44%), FT 21-28 (75%). 3-point 8-24 (33%).Overall: 17-8. Next: at Zimmerman 7:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28.