Area Boys Basketball: PRB blazes past Ogilvie

2 Boys basketball teams were in action Monday, Dec. 13

Pine River-Backus Boys Basketball
Pinr River-Backus Tiger Jared Hamilton drives to the basket against Ogilvie Monday, Dec. 12, 2022, in Pine River.
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Pine River-Backus 67, Ogilvie 48

PINE RIVER — Andrew Bueckers scored 19 points for the Pine River-Backus Tigers in their 67-48 non-conference victory over the Ogilvie Lions Monday, Dec. 12.

Rian Struss recorded 14 points and Tate Norman added 12 for the Tigers in the win.

Ogilvie 21 27 — 48

Pine River-Backus 32 35 — 67


Tucker Kenyon 16, Hunter Kenyon 14, Xander Kimble 4, Nathan Hagle 9, Noah Bitz 2.


Irvin Tulenchik 7, Tate Norman 12, Burke Netland 2, Jared Hamilton 9, Andrew Bueckers 19, Rian Struss 14, Carson Travis 4. Overall: 2-2. Next: hosts Northome/Kelliher 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15.

Pine River-Backus Boys Basketball
Pine River-Backus Tiger Hunter Kenyon shoots the ball against Ogilvie Monday, Dec. 12, 2022, in Pine River.
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Little Falls 56, Zimmerman 53

ZIMMERMAN — Beau Thoma scored game-high 25 points in the Little Falls Flyers’ 56-53 win over the Zimmerman Thunder in a Granite Ridge Conference game Monday, Dec. 12.

Jaxon Janski added 13 for the Flyers.


Zimmerman 28 25 — 53

Little Falls 36 20 — 56


Owen Bode 3, Jaxon Janski 13, Beau Thoma 25, Carter Gwost 9, Brayden Jordan 3, Charlie Smieja 1, Elijah Schultz 2. FG 21-51 (41.2%), FT 7-17 (41.2%). 3-point 7-19 (36.8%). Conference: 1-0. Overall: 2-1. Next: hosts Royalton 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 15.

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