PEQUOT LAKES — Sam Rysavy scored 16 points and Ryan Harmala followed with 15 to lead Class 2A’s 13th-ranked Pequot Lakes Patriots to a 73-44 non-conference win over Pine River-Backus Thursday, Feb. 26.

The Tigers were led by Champ Howard’s 13 points and Brady Bristow’s 10.



Pine River-Backus 26 18 -- 44
Pequot Lakes 49 24 -- 73
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PINE RIVER-BACKUS
Brady Bristow 10, Champ Howard 13, Kyosuke Marcum 8, Rian Struss 6, Carson Travis 3, Irvin Tulenchik 2, Andrew Bueckers 2. FT 5-15 (33%). Overall: 4-8. Next: hosts Browerville/Eagle Valley 7:15 p.m. Monday, March 1.



PEQUOT LAKES
Bode Magnuson 4, Nic Kotaska 6, Alex Morgan 10, Carter Sjoblad 3, Ryan Monahan 6, Ryan Harmala 15, Simon Wufflestad 7, Eli Laposky 4, Sam Rysavy 16, Cruz Megazini 2. FT 2-9 (22%). Overall: 10-1. Next: at Perham 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26.



Little Falls 48, Milaca 44

MILACA — Austin Neu tallied 24 points for the Little Falls Flyers in a 48-44 Granite Ridge Conference victory over the Milaca Wolves Thursday, Feb. 25.

Zach Gwost added 12 points and Luke Kush collected 11 rebounds for the Flyers.

Little Falls beat Milaca 55-42 Jan. 25.



Milaca 18-26 -- 44
Little Falls 17 31 -- 48



MILACA
FG 18-47 (38%), FT 4-6 (67%). 3-point 4-18 (22%).



LITTLE FALLS
Luke Kush 8, Hastin Pechan 2, Brock Lutzke 2, Austin Neu 24, Zach Gwost 12. FG 17-59 (29%), FT 8-12 (67%). 3-point 3-14 (21%). Conference: 6-5. Overall: 6-7. Next: at St. Cloud Cathedral 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 2.



Albany 76, Pierz 70 2OT

ALBANY —Ben Virnig’s 15 points led five Pierz Pioneers in double figures in a 76-70 double-overtime loss to the Albany Huskies Thursday, Feb. 25.

Michael Leidenfrost posted 13 points and seven rebounds. Andrew Winscher scored 12 points and Noah Cekalla and Jonah Prokott each scored 10 for Pierz.

Albany beat Pierz 75-67 Jan. 25 to complete the series sweep.



Albany 32 28 5 11 -- 76
Pierz 29 34 5 5 -- 70



PIERZ
Ryan Stuckmayer 7, Noah Cekalla 10, Michael Leidenfrost 13, Andrew Winscher 12, Zachary Jones 3, Benjamin Virnig 15, Jonah Prokott 10. FG 27-69 (39%), FT 18-34 (52%). 3-point 9-35 (25%). Conference: 8-3. Overall: 10-3. Next: at Mora 7:15 pm. Tuesday, March 2.



Duluth Marshall 79, Aitkin 60

DULUTH — Hunter Nissen scored a team-high 20 points and Owen Hagen finished with 12 for Aitkin in a 79-60 loss to Duluth Marshall in a Section 7-2A match up Thursday, Feb. 25.



Duluth Marshall 79
Aitkin 60



DULUTH MARSHALL
J. Timm 21, Bergeron 3, Boos 8, Johnson 22, Olson 7, O. Timm. FT 1-2(50%).



AITKIN
Gus Sanford 4, Austin Price 5, Alex Palm 4, Zack MacDonald 2, Hunter Nissen 20, Jaelend Williams 9, Owen Hagen 12, Landon Jarzen 3. FT 6-9 (67%). Overall: 5-4. Next: hosts Crosby-Ironton 7:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26