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Area Boys Basketball: Gobblers force overtime on C-I, but Rangers remain unbeaten

8 area boys basketball teams were in action Tuesday, Jan. 18.

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CROSBY — Carsen Turk scored 18 and Jordan Oehrlein 15 as the Crosby-Ironton Rangers needed overtime to top the Aitkin Gobblers 58-55 Tuesday, Jan. 18.

Will Meyer added 11 points for the undefeated Rangers in the Mid-State conference game.

Aitkin’s Gus Sanford scored 13 followed by 12 points from Zack MacDonald and Jaeland Willams and Landon Janzen’s 11.

Aitkin                21 23 11 -- 55
Crosby-Ironton 23 21 14 -- 58

AITKINGus Sanford 13, Landon Janzen 11, Zack MacDonald 12, Alex Palm 7, Jaelend Williams 12. FG 20-51 (39%), FT 11-16 (68%). 3-point 4-17 (24%). Conference: 0-1. Overall: 3-7. Next: hosts Park Rapids 7:15 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21.

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CROSBY-IRONTONJordan Mount 2, James Stokman 3, Carsen Turk 18, Frank Meyer 9, Jordan Oehrlein 15, Will Meyer 11. FG 20-43 (46%), FT 13-17 (76%). 3-point 5-15 (33%). Conference: 1-0. Overall: 13-0. Next: hosts Pequot Lakes 7:15 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21.

Lake Region 56, Fourth Baptist 33

PLYMOUTH — Lake Region Christian’s Phil Imdieke tallied 21 points and 17 rebounds for the Hornets as they beat Fourth Baptist 56-33 in a Minnesota Association of Christian Schools game Tuesday, Jan. 18.

Trey Ogren added 18 points for the Hornets and Logan Backstrom tallied 13 rebounds.

Fourth Baptist 13 20 – 33 
Lake Region 25 31 – 56

LAKE REGIONLogan Backstrom 6, Trey Ogren 18, Soren Benson 4, Joseph Bostrom 7, Phil Imdieke 21. FG 22-62 (36%), FT 7-14 (50%). 3-point 5-18 (29%). 

Pine River-Backus 81, Bertha-Hewitt 59

PINE RIVER — Brady Bristow was one of five Pine River-Backus Tigers in double-figures with 21 points in an 81-59 non-conference victory over the Bertha-Hewitt BearTuesday, Jan. 18.

Rian Struss scored 16 points for the Tigers followed by Jared Hamilton’s 14 points, Robert Beuckers’ 12 points and Andrew Beuckers’ 11.

Bertha-Hewitt 30 29 – 59
Pine River-Backus 55 26 – 81

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BERTHA-HEWITTPreston Miller 12, Aden Rach 6, Kobe Hinzmann 8, Brady Becker 2, Kole Weishalla 13, Titus Eckel 2, Landan Adams 7, Luke Sakry 3, Brendan Adams 6.

PINE RIVER-BACKUSIrvin Tulenchik 2, Brady Bristow 21, Baron Milham 3, Tate Norman 2, Jared Hamilton 14, Andrew Bueckers 11, Robert Bueckers 12, Rian Struss 16. Overall: 7-7. Next: at Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21.

Park Rapids 66, Staples-Motley 48

STAPLES — Staples-Motley’s Isaiah Schultz recorded 20 points for the Cardinals as they fell 66-48 to the Park Rapids Panthers Tuesday, Jan. 18 in a Mid-State Conference game.

Park Rapids 34 32 – 66

Staples-Motley 23 25 – 48

PARK RAPIDS

Zach VanBatavia 2, Isaiah Olson 12, Parker Harmon 7, Mason Yliniemi 3, Logan Jackson 13, Nick Michaelson 26, Luke Hartung 3.

STAPLES-MOTLEY

Isaiah Schultz 20, Sivert Klefsaas 10, Joshua Schimpp 5, Dakota Hennagir 7, Hunter Miller 6. Conference: 0-1. Overall: 5-10. Next: at Detroit Lakes 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21.

Albany 73, Little Falls 58

ALBANY — Beau Thoma tallied 17 points and six rebounds for the Little Falls Flyers as they lost 73-58 to the Albany Huskies in a Granite Ridge Conference Tuesday, Jan. 18.

Zach Gwost recorded 13 points for the Flyers

Albany 42 31 – 73

Little Falls 31 27 – 58

LITTLE FALLS

Jaxon Janski 7, Beau Thoma 17, Riley Czech 2, Austin Neu 2, Brock Lutzke 7, Ethan Poser 5, Carter Gwost 5, Zach Gwost 13. FG 20-45 (44.4%), FT 9-19 (47.4%). 3-point 9-19 (47.4%). Conference: 1-3. Overall: 3-8. Next: hosts Foley 7:15 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21.

Detroit Lakes 76, Pequot Lakes 68
PEQUOT LAKES — Pequot Lakes’ Sam Rysavy registered 19 points for the Patriots as they fell 76-68 to the Detroit Lakes Lakers 76-68 Tuesday, Jan. 18.

Eli Laposky added 17 points, Cruz Megazzni 12 points and Nic Kotaska scored 11 for the Patriots in the Mid-State Conference game.

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Detroit Lakes 45 31 – 76

Pequot Lakes 33 35 – 68

DETROIT LAKES

Nathan Cihak 9, Ethan Carrier 7, Devon Berg 8, Mason Omberg 6, Christopher Breeden 12, Mason Carrier 19, Christian Solberg 2, Brandton Marsh 9, Oliver Quam 4. FT 5-8 (63%).

PEQUOT LAKES

Ryan Harmala 5, Nic Kotaska 11, Cruz Megazzini 12, Karson Thurlow 4, Eli Laposky 17, Sam Rysavy 19. FT 3-10 (30%). Conference: 0-1. Overall: 8-2. Next: at Crosby-Ironton 7:15 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21.

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