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Area Boys Basketball: W-DC hangs on to top Cards

3 area teams were in action Thursday, Dec. 1.

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WADENA — Teshe Loer recorded 24 points as the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines won their season opener by defeating the Staples-Motley Cardinals 57-55 Thursday, Dec. 1.

Peyton Church added 16 points for the Wolverines.

Hunter Miller led the Cardinals with 18 points while Isaiah Schultz chipped in 14 points.

Staples-Motley 24 31 – 55

Wadena-Deer Creek 31 26 – 57

STAPLES-MOTLEY

Hunter Miller 18, Lucas Brownell 3, Isaiah Schultz 14, Dakota Hennagir 8, Grant Bestland 9, Elijah Claussen 3. FG 20-61 (32%), FT 8-13 (61%). 3-point 7-29 (24%). Overall: 0-1. Next: hosts Verndale 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6.

WADENA-DEER CREEK

Teshe Loer 24, Lyrik Haug 2, Kobe Snyder 2, Isaac Hamann 9, Peyton Church 16, Phillip Ross 2, Nathaniel Peterson 2. FG 22-62 (35%), FT 7-11 (63%). 3-point 6-26 (23%). Overall: 1-0. Next: at West Central 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6.

Pierz 55, Holdingford 35

HOLDINGFORD — Noah Oberfeld led the Pierz Pioneers with 21 points as they defeated the Holdingford Huskers 55-35 in their season opener Thursday, Dec. 1.

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Joey Stuckmayer and Jonathan Cheney each finished with 14 points for the Pioneers.

Holdingford 11 24 – 35

Pierz 27 28 – 55

PIERZ

Jack Prokott 4, Joey Stuckmayer 14, Kirby Fischer 2, Derrick Bakke 2, Jonathan Cheney 14, Noah Oberfeld 21, Eugene Skiba 2. FG 22-64 (34%), FT 9-14 (64%). 3-point 6-21 (28%). Overall: 1-0. Next: hosts Swanville 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6.

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