PIERZ — Pierz’s Noah Cekalla recorded 15 points for the Pioneers as they defeated the Little Falls Flyers 54-44 Thursday, Feb. 18, in a Granite Ridge Conference game.

Ryan Stuckmayer added 12 points for the Pioneers who have now won five straight games.

The Pioneers previously beat Little Falls 54-39 Jan. 19.

Leading the Flyers was Luke Kush with 20 points and nine rebounds and Zach Gwost with 11 points.



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Little Falls 17 27 -- 44
Pierz 25 29 -- 54



LITTLE FALLS
Luke Kush 20, Hastin Pechan 8, Beau Thoma 2, Ethan Poser 3, Zach Gwost 11. FG 15-50 (30%), FT 7-10 (70%). 3-point 7-23 (30%). Conference: 5-5. Overall: 5-6. Next: at Osakis 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23.



PIERZ
Ryan Stuckmayer 12, Noah Cekalla 15, Michael Leidenfrost 5, Andrew Winscher 5, Zachary Jones 3, Benjamin Virnig 4, Jonah Prokott 10. FG 14-46 (30%), FT 19-24 (79%). 3-point 7-24 (29%). Conference: 8-2. Overall: 8-2. Next: at Crosby-Ironton 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23.



Pillager 72, Sebeka 47

PILLAGER — Pillager’s Tytan Skeesick tallied 16 points for the Huskies as they defeated the Sebeka Trojans 72-47 in a Park Region Conference game Thursday, Feb. 18.

Cole Hiltner added 15 points and Aj Gratke contributed 13 points and eight rebounds for the Huskies.



Sebeka 13 34 -- 47
Pillager 35 37 -- 72



SEBEKA
Christian Berg 8, Dawson Bullock 29, Isaac Kyllonen 3, Mason Heino 2, David Avelsgard 5. FT 18-28 (64%)



PILLAGER
Grayson Beard 5, Eli Shingledecker 4, Ethan Kocur, Zion Loucks 5, Tytan Skeesick 16, Griffin Decker 11, Parker Schaefer 3, Cole Hiltner 15, Aj Gratke 13. FG 32-68 (47%), FT 8-15 (53%). 3-point 0-7 (0%). Conference: 5-2. Overall: 7-3. Next: at Menahga 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23.



Wadena-Deer Creek 72, Menahga 58

WADENA — Zach Shaw scored a team-high 28 points to lead the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines to a 72-58 Park Region Conference victory over the Menahga Braves Thursday, Feb. 18.

Payton Rondestvedt added 14 and Aiden Larson scored 12.



Menahga 25 33 -- 58
Wadena-Deer Creek 32 40 -- 72



MENAHGA
Jared Tolkkinen 2, Charlie Hodge 20, Ryan Tolkkinen 4, Christian Johnson 8, Andreas Aho 1, Andrew Litzau 3, Nick Wurdock 14, Alec Aho 6. FG 23-66 (34%), FT 3-7 (42%). 3-point 9-36 (25%).



WADENA-DEER CREEK
Zach Shaw 28, Tony Kreklau 8, Isaac Hamann 1, Teshe Loer 5, Aiden Larson 12, Payton Rondestvedt 14, Peyton Church 4. FG 23-52 (44%), FT 15-25 (60%). 3-point 11-27 (40%). Conference: 5-3. Overall: 6-4. Next: at Sebeka 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23.



Henning 45, Verndale 33

VERNDALE — Brandon Greenwaldt scored 15 points to lead Verndale in a 45-33 Park Region Conference loss to Henning Thursday, Feb. 18

The Pirates led 14-13 at the half, but dropped to 5-5 overall.



Henning 13 32 -- 45
Verndale 14 19 -- 33



HENNING
Tanner Arndt 6, Tyson Misegades 17, Kale Misegades 6, Joe Angell 2, Mason Hammer 12, Calvin Stueve 2. FT 8-11 (73%).



VERNDALE
Zak Olsson 2, Ben Brownlow 1, Dilan Orlando 4, Zach Brownlow 5, Josh Johnson 4, Brandon Greenwaldt 15, Hunter Umland 2. FT 3-8 (38%). Conference: 4-4. Overall: 5-5. Next: hosts New London Spicer 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19.



Aitkin 68, Greenway 52

GREENWAY — The Aitkin Gobblers defeated the Greenway Raiders 68-52 in a non-conference game Thursday, Feb. 18.