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Area Boys Basketball: PRB Tigers declaw Wolves

Four area boys basketball teams were in action Thursday, Feb. 17.

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Photo Illustration with image by Metro Newspaper Service

WALKER —Jared Hamilton scored a career-high 24 points to lead the Pine River-Backus Tigers to an 82-49 Northland Conference victory over the Walker-Hackensack-Akeley Wolves Thursday, Feb. 17.

Irvin Tulenchik added 15 points and was followed by Brady Bristow’s 13, Andrew Bueckers’ 11 and 10 points from Rian Struss.

WHA 18 31 -- 49

PRB 41 41 -- 82

WALKER-HACKENSACK-AKELEY

Kai Ashmore 8, George Morris 15, Kenseth Taylor 15, Andrew Deegan 9, Parker Brock 2. FT 8-20 (40%).

PINE RIVER-BACKUS

Irvin Tulenchik 15, Brady Bristow 13, Burke Netland 3, Jared Hamilton 24, Andrew Bueckers 11, Robert Bueckers 6, Rian Struss 10. FT 10-14 (71%). Conference: 7-5. Overall: 10-13. Next: hosts Red Lake 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25.

Wadena-Deer Creek 72,

East Grand Forks 68

WADENA — Peyton Chruch led the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines with 24 points in a 72-68 non-conference victory over the East Grand Forks Green Wave Thursday, Feb. 17.

Teshe Loer tallied 16 and Payton Rondestvedt scored 12 for W-DC.

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East Grand Forks 33 35 -- 68

Wadena-Deer Creek 34 38 -- 72

EAST GRAND FORKS

Clyde Anderson 14, Jonathan Krueger 3, Drew Carpenter 17, Austin Rusling 16, Cooper Smith 5, Tanner Campos 9, Kaden Vanyo 4. FG 27-67 (40%), FT 10-16 (62%). 3-point 4-20 (20%).

WADENA-DEER CREEK

Teshe Loer 16, Lyrik Haug 3, Snyder 2, Isaac Christianson 4, Payton Rondestvedt 12, Josiah Kallevig 8, Peyton Church 24, Josh Dykhoff 3. FG 22-50 (44%), FT 20-23 (86%). 3-point 8-21 (38%). Overall: 9-11. Next: at Verndale 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 22.

Perham 52, Pequot Lakes 35

PEQUOT LAKES — Eli Laposky’s 11 points led the Pequot Lakes Patriots in a 52-35 non-conference loss to Perham Thursday, Feb. 17.

The Patriots scored just 12 points in the first half to trail by 15 at the half. Ryan Harmal and Nick Kotaska each added six points.

Perham 25 27 -- 52

Pequot Lakes 12 23 -- 35

PERHAM

Brandon Sandberg 2, Micah Thompson 9, Chas Melvin 2, Sam Anderson 27, Josh Peterson 3, Alex Ohm 4, Jacob Daniels 5. FT 13-17 (76%).

PEQUOT LAKES

Ryan Harmal 6, Nic Kotaska 6, Brayden Spickza 4, Grant Loge 2, Evin Ruud 2, Karson Thurlow 2, Eli Laposky 11, Sam Rysavy 2. FT 4-9 (44%).

New York Mills 78, Verndale 30

NEW YORK MILLS — Brandon Greenwaldt scored 10 points as the Verndale Pirates lost to the New York Mills Eagles 78-30 in a Park Region Conference game Thursday, Feb. 17.

New York Mills 50 28 – 78

Verndale 17 13 – 30

NEW YORK MILLS

Noah Noffsinger 2, Tate Olson 27, Jonah Johnson 9, Will Oakes 3, Bryan Bohn 17, Sam Kopveiler 2, Breck Hensch 3, Jack Peeters 13.

VERNDALE

Ben Brownlow 7, Dilan Orlando 2, Tyce Russell 2, Josh Johnson 1, Brandon Greenwaldt 10, Hunter Umland 8. Conference: 7-5. Overall: 10-9. Next: hosts Swanville 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18.

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