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Area Boys Basketball: Hornets advance to semifinals

Two area Boys basketball teams were in action Wednesday, Feb. 23

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Photo Illustration with image by Metro Newspaper Service

MINNEAPOLIS — All 10 Lake Region Chrisitan Hornets scored Wednesday, Feb. 23, in a 73-37 victory over No. 8 Chisago in the Minnesota Association of Christian Schools State Quarterfinals.

Trey Ogren led the top-seeded Hornets with 14 points. Logan Backstrom added 12 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists and Josiah McGaffey tallied nine points and seven boards.

Chisago 19 18 -- 37

Lake Region 45 28 -- 73

LAKE REGION

Logan Backstrom 12, Trey Ogren 14, Soren Benson 2, Joseph Bostrom 6, Phil Imdieke 4, Myles Peterson 4, Joe Wiedell 8, Damien Craig 8, Josiah McGaffey 9, Simon Wagner 6. FG 33-61 (54.1%), FT 5-11 (45.5%). 3-point 2-7 (28.6%). Overall: 20-2. Next: vs. Woodcrest in the Minnesota Association of Christian Schools State Semifinals at Fourth Baptist 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24.

Esko 79, Crosby-Ironton 56

ESKO — Jordan Oehrlein and Carsen Turk each scored 18 points for the Crosby-Ironton Rangers as they fell 79-56 to Section 7-2A’s top-seeded Esko Eskomos in a Section 7-2A matchup Wednesday, Feb. 23.

Will Meyer added 10 points for the Rangers who dropped to 16-6 this season.

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Esko 43 36 – 79

Crosby-Ironton 26 30 – 56

ESKO

Makoi Perich 17, Brett Lillo 4, Mason Perich 5, Connor Lahti 1, Nicholas Swanson 7, Dalton Spindler 6, Cuinn Berger 15, Carter Herman 5, Brae Male 1. FG 32-65 (49%), FT 10-21 (48%). 3-point 5-21 (24%).

CROSBY-IRONTON

Jordan Mount 7, Carsen Turk 18, Frank Meyer 2, Evan Miller 1, Noah Larson 2, Jordan Oehrlein 18, Will Meyer 10. FG 21-56 (38%), FT 13-25 (52%). 3-point 1-11 (9%). Overall: 16-6. Next: hosts Park Rapids 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24.

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