BAXTER — In a tale of two halves, the Lake Region Christian Hornets hung on to defeat Fourth Baptist 48-46 Friday, Feb. 19, in a Minnesota Association of Christian Schools.

Josiah McGaffey finished with 20 points and 14 rebounds for the Hornets, who scored 37 points in the first half, but just 11 in the second half. Meanwhile, Fourth Baptist tallied just 16 first-half points, but scored 30 in the second half.

Lake Region’s Phil Imdieke added 16 points and nine rebounds.



Fourth Baptist 16 30 -- 46
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Lake Region 37 11 -- 48



LAKE REGION
Logan Backstrom 8, Phil Imdieke 16, Josiah McGaffey 20, Jake Borders 4. FG 19-48 (39.6%), FT 8-12 (66.7%). 3-point 2-12 (16.7%). Overall: 14-4. Next: hosts Onamia 7:15 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22.



Pierz 65, Holdingford 45

PIERZ — Michael Leidenfrost tallied 15 points and Ryan Stuckmayer added 14 for the Pierz Pioneers who defeated the Holdingford Huskers 65-45 Friday, Feb. 19.

Jonah Prokott added nine points and seven rebounds for Pierz.



Holdingford 17 28 -- 45
Pierz 26 39 -- 65



PIERZ
Kyle Welle 2, Ryan Stuckmayer 14, Noah Cekalla 6, Michael Leidenfrost 15, Andrew Brill 2, Zachary Jones 2, Benjamin Virnig 9, Jonah Prokott 9, Landon Schomer 5. FG 26-53 (49%), FT 6-19 (31%). 3-point 6-21 (28%). Overall: 9-2. Next: at Crosby-Ironton 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23.



New London-Spicer 62, Verndale 29

VERNDALE —Josh Johnson’s eight points led the Verndale Pirates in a 62-29 non-conference loss to the New London-Spicer Wildcats Friday, Feb. 19.

The unusual opponent for the Pirates was due to Menahga, Verndale’s originally scheduled opponent, having already played two games this week.



New London-Spicer 36 26 -- 62
Verndale 15 14 -- 29



NEW LONDON-SPICER
Individual scoring. FG (%), FT (%). 3-point ( %).



VERNDALE
Zak Olsson 2, Ben Brownlow 6, Dilan Orlando 6, Zach Brownlow 3, Josh Johnson 8, Brandon Greenwaldt 6, Hunter Umland 4, Tyler Fiskum 2, Austin Ludovissie 2. FT 13-19 (%). Overall: 5-6. Next: at New York Mills 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23.